Best 10000mAh Power Banks

10,000mAH is a very popular capacity point for power banks as it balances portability with adequate battery capacity. A 10000 mAH portable charger will recharge most smartphones about two to three times. The size and weight of 10,000mAH power banks is still small enough to fit in a pocket (or in a handbag) which is another huge plus while you are on-the-go.

Quick Summary of Our Top 10000mAH Portable Chargers

Power BankDetails
Anker
PowerCore II 10000

  • 6.6 oz (198 grams)
  • Very compact
  • Well built
  • Fast-charges Samsung phones 0 to 50% in 30 min
  • iPhones 0 to 50% in 40-50 mins
  • Gets charged in 4 hours

Best For: Samsung S10, S10+, S9+, S8, S7, iPhone 7, 7+, 6, 6S, 6s+, 6+, SE
Aukey 10000 PD
  • 8.3 oz (250 grams)
  • Lightning, USB-C & micro-USB input
  • 18w USB-C PD and QuickCharge 3.0 output
  • Fast-charges zero to 50% in 30 mins all iPhones, Samsung phones, Pixels & LG, Mi phones
  • Gets charged in 3 hrs by USB-C PD or in 6 hrs by iPhone charger

Best For: iPhone XR, XS, X, Max, 8, 8+ Samsung S10, S10+, S9+, Note 9/8, S8, S7, Google Pixel 3, 3 XL, 3, 2 XL LG G8, V40 Mi 8/9
Anker
PowerCore 10000 PD

  • 7 oz (200 grams)
  • Premium build quality
  • 18w USB-C PD fast-charges latest iPhones, Samsung phones and Pixels zero to 50% in 30 mins
  • Fast-charges zero to 50% in 30 mins all iPhones, Samsung phones, Pixels & LG, Mi phones
  • Gets charged in 3 hrs by USB-C PD

Best For: iPhone XR, XS, Max, X, 8, 8+ Samsung S10, S10+, S9+, Note 9/8, S8, S7, Google Pixel 3, 3 XL, 3, 2 XL
Aukey 10000 USB-C Slim
  • 7 oz (200 grams)
  • Slim & compact
  • Value for money
  • USB C & micro-USB input
  • Fast-charges all iPhones & Androids 0 to 50% in 50 mins
  • Gets charged in 7 hrs by USB-C / micro-USB
  • No USB-C Power Delivery (PD)

Best For: iPhone 7, 7+, 6, 6S, 6s+, 6+, SE, old Android phones Moto G5, Nexus 5/6, Samsung Galaxy S5 etc.
Fospower PowerActiv
  • 8 oz (230 grams)
  • IP67 waterproof & dust-proof
  • Rugged build
  • USB C & micro-USB input
  • Fast-charges iPhones & Androids 0 to 50% in 50 mins
  • Gets charged in 7 hrs by micro-USB

Best For: iPhone 7, 7+, 6, 6S, 6s+, 6+, SE, old Android phones Moto G5, Nexus 5/6, Samsung Galaxy S5 etc.

Here is a detailed look at our five best 10000mAH power banks that offer the best mix of features, battery capacity, reliability, quick-charging features, portability and price.

Best Lightest & Most Compact 10000mAH Power Bank (Overall)

Anker PowerCore II 10000 with Quick Charge 2.0 compatible Input and Output

Anker PowerCore II 10000 review
Anker PowerCore II 10000 is one of the most compact fast charging power banks in the market

Anker PowerCore II 10000 is the latest 10000mAH power bank from Anker. It is Anker’s lightest and most compact power bank that supports fastest charging for Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, S9, S9+, Note 9/8, S8, S8+,S7,S7 Edge, S6, Note 8, Note 5 etc. besides supporting the fastest 2.4 amp charging mode for all Apple iPhones (iPhone X, XS, XR, XS Max, 8, 8 Plus, 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 5,SE,5S etc. ).

The powerbank can be fully charged in four hours using standard Samsung phone charger or any QuickCharge wall charger. But, the biggest factor in making it a smashing hit is the price which is almost same as the earlier version that it replaces.

PowerCore II 10000 will fully charge most Android phones including Samsung S10/S9/S7 etc. two times. It will also fully charge big screen iPhones ( iPhone XR, XS, X, 8+, 7+,6s+) more than two times. It fully charges small screen iPhones (iPhone 8, 7, 6s, 6, SE) more than three times.

PowerCore II 10000 now comes with a 10-position LED charging indicator and a new scratch proof rugged design.

What We Like

  • Zero to 50% in 30 minutes for most Samsung phones via QuickCharge 2.0 compatible output including for Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, S10e, S9, S9+, S8, S8+,S7, S7 Edge, S6, Note 9, 8, Note 5 etc.
  • Zero to 50% in 40-50 minutes for iPhones as it supports 2.4 amp charging for Apple iPhones including iPhone XR, XS, 8, 8 Plus, iPhone X,  iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 5,SE,5S
  • 6.6 ounces (190 gm) weight! Lightest fast-charging 10000 mAH portable charger
  • The portable charger gets fully charged in just 4 hours with Samsung chargers or any Quickcharge 3.0/2.0 charger.
  • Extremely light and compact – even smaller than PowerCore+ 10050
  • Sturdily built
  • 10-point battery status indicator is extremely useful

What We Do not like

  • Just one USB charging port

Best Fast-Charging USB-C PD Power bank for Latest iPhones XR/XS/Max/X/8/8+ & Latest Android phones

Anker PowerCore 10000 PD Portable Charger with 18-watt USB-C PD output & input

 

 

portable charger for iPhone 8
PowerCore 10000 PD is Anker’s smallest and lightest power bank with two ports

PowerCore 10000 PD is Anker’s latest 10000mAh power bank and was released in February 2019. This much awaited 18-watt USB-C PD power bank is Anker’s first ever compact and pocketable USB-C PD power bank and Anker’s first ever powerbank that can charge latest iPhones Xs Max/Xs/X/8/8+ etc. 0 to 50% in 30 mins . Anker PowerCore 10000 PD is easily the best quality 10000 mah we have used so far and is now our top pick as best fast charging portable charger for iPhone XS Max, XS, XR, iPhone 8/8+/X.

PowerCore 10000 PD comes in a new longer and narrower 4.5 inches x 2 inches x 1 inch design. It has two charging ports: one USB-C PD port with maximum output of 18-watt and a standard 10-watt (2-amp) maximum capacity regular USB port. Both the charging ports can output simultaneously at maximum speed and this allows you to charge your new iPhone XR/XS/X/8 and older iPhone 7/6 from the same compact portable charger at maximum speed!

As all latest Android phones now support USB-C PD, PowerCore 10000 PD will also fast charge almost all new Androids including Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S10, S10+, S9, S9+, S8, S8+, S7, Note 9, Note 8, etc. at their fastest charging speeds (15 watt USB-C PD or 15-watt Samsung Adaptive Fast-charging equivalent).

PowerCore 10000 PD weighs just 7oz (200 grams) and can be charged in just 3 hours using any 18-watt USB-C PD wall charger (such as Pixel chargers). You can also use iPad Pro or Macbook power adapters to fast-charge the PowerCore 10000 PD. We recommend Anker Powerport PD2 30-watt dual port wall charger for fast-charging this power bank. Anker Powerport PD2 will also fast-charge (0 to 50% in 30 mins)  your iPhone XS Max, XS,  X, XR and  8, 8 Plus.

PowerCore 10000 PD portable charger will fully charge iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS, iPhone XR, iPhone X and iPhone 8+ two times and full charge the iPhone 8, 7, 6s, 6 etc. three times.

Pros

  • Compact size – same size and weight (7 oz/200gm) as Anker’s 10000mah Powercore plain vanilla power banks
  • Two ports, with 2 amp support from second port makes it Anker’s lightest power bank with two ports.
  • 28-watt total output (18w USB-C PD + 10 watt regular USB) for simultaneously charging two devices
  • Fast charges Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+/S8/S7/S6/Note 8/9 at fastest speeds
  • Charge Macbooks at quite decent 18 watt charging speed
  • Trickle charging support for charging low-power devices such as Bluetooth headphones and smartwatches
  • Grippy design is easy to hold
  • Reliable and sturdy build quality
  • Comes with a quality USB-C to USB-C cable. Especially, great for Android phones as this means you need not buy an extra cable to charge your USB-C phone
  • Anker’s history of great customer service backs the  18-month warranty

Cons

  • 1-inch thickness. A slimmer design would have been better to hold in hand with the phone, and slightly more pocketable.

Best Value For Money 10000mAH Power Bank

Aukey USB-C 10000 Slim Portable Charger

10000 slim USB-C Powerbank for
 Aukey USB-C Slim 10000 has a slim design and will charge most phones zero to 50% in 50 mins

Aukey USB-C Slim 10000 power bank is our top pick as a value for money good 10000 mAH portable charger that also supports USB-C charging/recharging. This allows it to be charged with USB-C cable wall chargers that come with most Android new phones today. Aukey USB-C Slim 10000 not only offers USB-C charging/recharging support, but it also has an additional regular USB charging port and the powerbank can also be recharged via micro-USB as well.

The power bank has a slim and ultralight form-factor with excellent build quality and comes at an attractive price point. A very stand-out feature  available in Aukey USB-C Slim 10000 that is not usually seen in low-cost power banks is that it supports 3 Amp charging. This allows it to charge  Android phones that support 3 amp charging (Nexus 5X/6, Pixel 2/XL and many Motorola phones) at 3 amp max charging output.

It also charges all iPhones and Android phones at 2.1 amp to 2.4 amp max speed including Samsung Galaxy and Note series smartphones such as S10, S9, S9+, S8, S8+,S7,S7 Edge, S6, Note 8, Note 5 etc.

This means it will charge most Android phones zero to 50% in about 50 minutes and charge iPhones from zero to 50% in about 40-50 minutes.

Aukey USB-C Slim 10000 can be fully charged in just 6-8 hours using any 3 amp or 2.4 amp wall charger or any standard Samsung Galaxy/Note/J/A series wall chargers for S9, S8, S7 etc.  Aukey USB-C Slim 10000 weighs just 6.9 oz (195 gm) and is just 0.6 inches thick, making it very pocketable.

What We Like

  • Price! Excellent reasonably priced good quality USB-C 10000maH power bank from a reputed brand.
  • Can be charged  both by USB-C and micro-USB
  • Slim .6 inches thick design is a great plus at this price point.
  • 3 Amp charging support for Android phones that support 3 amp charging (such as Nexus 6/5x, Motorola phones, Pixel 3/2 XL etc).
  • 2.4 amp fast charging support for all Androids including Samsung Galaxy Galaxy S10, S10+, S9, S9+, S8, S8+,S7,S7 Edge, S6, Note 8, Note 5 etc.
  • Fast 2.1 amp charging support for all iPhones – Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone X,  iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 5,SE,5S
  • 24-month warranty with reliable customer service history

What We Do not like

  • Nothing to not like.

Best 10000mAH Power Bank with QuickCharge 3.0

RAVPower QC 3.0 10000 mAH

RAVPower 10000 QC 3.0 is our favorite 10000mAH QuickCharge 3.0 powerbank.  It version comes with Quickcharge 3.0 for both Input (for charging the powerbank in 3.5 hrs) and output (for charging your smartphone to 80% in 30 minutes).

RAVPower 10000 QC 3.0 comes in a very sleek and smooth design in black and white colors . Its .6 inches (16 mm) thickness makes it very pocketable companion to today’s slim smartphones.

Fast charging powerbank for S8
RAVPower 10000 QC 3.0 is slim and ergonomically shaped like a smartphone with rounded edges

The powerbank weighs just 6.8 oz and is 5.75 inches by 2.8 inches – comparable in dimensions to smartphones.

What We Like!

  • Quickcharge 3.0 Charging in a very slim and pocketable package
  • 18-watt fast-charging support for fastest charging mode of Samsung smartphones – Galaxy S10, S10+, Note 8, S8, S8+,S7,S7 Edge, S6, Note 8, Note 5 etc.
  • Fast 2.4 amp charging support for Apple iPhone 8, 8 Plus, iPhone X,  iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 6, 6 Plus, 6S, 5,SE,5S
  • .63 inches thickness makes it more pocketable than Anker’s QX 3.0 rival
  • Gets charged in 3.5 hours using a Quickcharge wall charger
  • Attractively priced – the black version is often discounted on Amazon via special coupons

What we do not like!

  • None.

Best Ultralight 10000 mAH Power Bank with QuickCharge 3.0

Anker PowerCore Speed QC 10000 & PowerCore+ 10050

Anker PowerCore Speed QC 10000 and PowerCore+ 10050 are Anker’s two less known power banks in the 10000mAH category. These two are the only Anker 10000mah portable chargers  that support QuickCharge 3.0 output.

The key differences between the two are –

PowerCore Speed QC 10000 is ultra-light at 6.6 oz (190 grams) and delivers 24-watt Quickcharge 3.0 output (most portable chargers just offer 18-watt Quickcharge output).  This version comes with Quickcharge 3.0 for charging phones only (output only) and does not get charged with Quickcharge. This means it takes about 6-7 hours minimum to charge PowerCore Speed QC 10000 portable charger from empty. It gets charged via 2 amp output and any modern Android charger will charge it in 6-7 hours.

Lightest Quickcharge 3.0 10000mah portable charger
PowerCore Speed QC 10000 is lightest (6.6 oz/190gm) 10000mah Quickcharge 3.0 portable charger with class leading 24-watt QC3.0 output

PowerCore+ 10050 weighs slightly more at 8.3 oz (240 grams) but gets charged much more quickly as it supports Quickcharge 3.0 for both input and output. This means that it charges phones with Quickcharge 3.0 and also gets charged itself super-quick in just 4 hours from empty with any Quickcharge phone charger. PowerCore+ 10050 supports 18-watt Quickcharge output.

10000mah powerbank with Quickcharge 3.0
PowerCore+ 10050 is a premium power bank with Quickcharge 3.0 input and output

Quickcharge 3.0 output of both Anker PowerCore+ 10050 and Anker PowerCore Speed QC 10000 enables these chargers to rapidly charge your Quickcharge 3.0 compatible smartphones such as LG G8, G7, G6, V50, V40, V30, V20, Mi 9/8, Poco F1 and tablets in about a third time than regular power banks. Both these portable chargers will also fast-charge Samsung smartphones such as S10, S10+, S9+, S9, S8, S7, S6, Note 9/8, as all these phones support 15-watt Samsung Adaptive fast-charging and Quickcharge 3.0 power banks will fast charge all these Samsungs from zero to 50% in about 30 minutes.

Both Anker PowerCore+ 10050 and Anker PowerCore Speed QC 10000 will fully charge most Android smartphones twice and charge small screen iPhones (iPhone 8/7/6s/6) three times.

Both power banks are solidly built with a sleek design and high build quality that makes them a stylish and pocketable companion to smartphones.

Anker PowerCore Speed QC 10000 weighs just 6.6 oz and is 3.8 inches by 2.4 inches. This makes it only slightly larger than a credit card (3.37 x 2.12 inches), ensuring that occupies little space in your jeans pocket or purse.

PowerCore Speed QC 10000 What We Like!

  • Quickcharge 3.0 Charging for blazing fast charging speeds (zero to 80% in 30 mins) for QC 3.0 phones such as LG G8/G7/G6/V40/V30
  • Also support Quickcharge 2.0 used by Samsung smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, S9, S9+, S8, S8+,S7,S7 Edge, S6, Note 8, Note 5 etc.
  • Fast 2.4 amp charging support for iPhones (zero to 50% in 40 mins)
  • Ultra-light at 6.6 oz (190 grams). Anker’s lightest QC 3.0 10000mah charger
  • Solid and reliable build

What we do not like!

  • Gets charged in 6-7 hours.
  • One charging port only though it is a minor concern for a 10000mAH portable battery.

PowerCore+ 10050 What We Like!

  • Quickcharge 3.0 Charging for blazing fast charging speeds (zero to 80% in 30 mins) for QC 3.0 phones such as LG G8/G7/G6/V40/V30
  • Also support Quickcharge 2.0 used by Samsung smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+, S9, S9+, S8, S8+,S7,S7 Edge, S6, Note 8, Note 5 etc.
  • Fast 2.4 amp charging support for iPhones (zero to 50% in 40 mins)
  • Solid and reliable premium build
  • 10-point battery status indicator
  • Gets charged in just 4 hours

What we do not like!

  • One charging port only though it is a minor concern for a 10000mAH portable battery.
  • 8.3 oz weight is a bit higher though it is built like a tank with metal body

Best Rugged and Waterproof 10000mAH Power Bank

Fospower PowerActive 10200 mAh

For outdoors and beach enthusiasts, a waterproof powerbank is an excellent companion to a waterproof smartphone or a waterproof bluetooth speaker. We have  included the Fospower PowerActive 10200 mAH power bank in the list as it offers something that the other power banks simply do not offer. The Fospower PowerActive powerbank is waterproof up to 1 meter (IP 67), shock proof and dustproof. This means that if you want to your power bank to join you outdoors in some summer or sea fun, then a splash or a rainy spell will not affect your power backup!

Fospower PowerActive 10200mah will fully charge Samsung S9, S8, etc twice and most iPhone 8, iPhone 7/6, etc. three times.  It also comes with an inbuilt flashlight as well. Fospower PowerActive supports fast 2.1 amp charging for Android smartphones (roughly 50% charge in 50 minutes) and fastest 2.1 amp charging for iPhone 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6 etc. (about 70% charge in 50 minutes)

Fospower PowerActive weighs less (at just 7.76 ounces or 220 grams) than most other rugged or non-rugged power banks in the market and has a handy fast-charging port and flashlight as well.

Best rugged waterproof portable charger
FosPower PowerActive has an integrated flashlight, compass, and carabiner

What We Like!

  • Waterproof (IP67 level which means up to 1 meter of water)
  • Well priced
  • Shockproof & Dustproof
  • Lightweight at 7.7oz (220 gm)
  • Built-in Flashlight – a nice feature for outdoor use.
  • Supports 2.1 fast charging for both Android phones and iPhones
  • One fast-charging port (2.1A)
  • Cool looks with high visibility orange striped shell
  • Inbuilt compass and carabiner
  • Excellent 18 month warranty (Anker also offers same warranty).

What we do not like!

  • Lacks supports for 18-watt fast charging mode for Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8/S7 etc.

waterproof portable charger

The integrated carabiner is handy for securely charging smartphones on-the-go

If 10000 mah is just not enough capacity for you, have a look at our pick of best 20000 mah power banks that offer double the capacity but at less than double the price.

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