Best Portable Chargers for iPhone 5s

iPhone 5s comes with a battery capacity of 1440 mAh and portable chargers for iPhone 5s are must-haves as this phone with small battery capacity does almost everything a later iphone with a larger 1800 mAh battery does. Portable chargers are also great for people looking for an upgrade from their iPhone 5s as every portable charger mentioned below is a future-ready portable charger for Apple iPhone users.

Here are our pick of future-ready, fast-charging portable chargers for your iPhone 5s.

Best Slim Portable Charger for iPhone 5s

Anker PowerCore Lite 10000

Anker’s PowerCore 10000 Lite is our top pick as the slimmest portable fast-charging charger for your iPhone 5s. The power bank delivers large power backup in a slim design with just .55 inches thickness and has a rectangular phone type shape which is very easy to hold with the phone in hand.

The portable charger will deliver the fastest possible charging speed (2.4 amp) for the iPhone 5s and all iPhones till iPhone 7, 7 Plus. Anker’s PowerCore 10000 Lite will fast-charge iPhone 5s almost five times. 

PowerCore Lite 10000 supports maximum 2.4 amp charging which fast-charges all the iPhones the iPhone 5s from zero to 50% in 30 minutes and most other newer iPhones from zero to 50% in 35-50 minutes. The power bank will also fast-charge most Android phones zero to 50% in about 50 minutes. 

Anker’s PowerCore 10000 Lite will fully charge iPhone 5s four times. It will charge all the large-screen iPhones (iPhone XR, XS, X, 8 Plus, 7 Plus, 6 Plus) more than two times and all the small screen iPhones (iPhone 8, 7, 6s, 6 etc.) more than three times. The power bank will also fast-charge most of the latest Android phones including Samsung S10, S9 Plus, S8 more than two times. 

Best slim portable charger for iPhone XR
Anker’s PowerCore 10000 Lite weighs just 7.4 oz and charges iPhone 5s more than four times

Anker’s PowerCore 10000 Lite Lite has dimensions of 5.7 x 2.8 x 0.6 inches. The portable charger has an anti-slip grip for a truly premium charging experience. It weighs just 7.4 oz (210 grams). 

The portable charger can be charged in two ways – either with a micro-USB cable or with a USB-C cable. It takes about 7-8  hours for the power bank to get fully charged. 

Anker’s PowerCore 10000 Lite Pros

  • Will fast-charge iPhone 5s from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes
  • Fully fast-charges iPhone 5s four times
  • Rectangular shape and ergonomic design
  • Just 0.55 inches thick
  • Delivers the fastest possible charge for all the supported devices
  • Can be charged with a micro-USB or with USB-C chargers
  • Supports 2.4 amp charging for all iPhones and Android phones
  • Enough battery to charge even high-power devices such as iPads
  • Will charge all the large-screen iPhones more than two times. 
  • Charges small-screen iPhones (8, 7, 6s, 6) more than three times
  • Charges older Android phones from zero to 50% in about 50 minutes
  • Weighs 7.4 oz  which is great for 10000 mAh battery capacity

Anker’s PowerCore 10000 Lite Cons

  • Cannot be charged with Apple Lightning cable

Best Future Ready Portable Charger for iPhone 5s

Aukey 10000 PD

Aukey 10000 PD is our pick as best fast-charging future-ready portable charger for iPhone 5s. This 10000 mAh battery capacity portable charger not only supports QuickCharge 3.0 but also 18-watt USB-C PD. The portable charger will fast-charge all the latest iPhones such as XS/XR and also almost all the latest Samsung and other Android phones if you are looking for an upgrade from your iPhone 5s.

The portable charger will fast-charge iPhone 5s four times at twice the speed of Apple iPhone 5s charger. Aukey 10000 PD will fast charge all the large-screen iPhones (iPhone XR, XS, X, 8 Plus, 7 Plus, 6 Plus) more than two times and all the small screen iPhones (iPhone 8, 7, 6s, 6) more than three times. The power bank will also fast-charge the latest Android phones including Samsung S10, S9 Plus, S8 about two times. 

Best Light Power Bank for iPhone X
Aukey 10000 PD will fast-charge all iPhones and almost all latest Android phones as it supports 18-watt USB-C PD, QuickCharge 3.0 and 2.4 amp charging 

Aukey 10000 PD can be charged in three ways. One of the best things about Aukey 10000 PD is that it can be charged with Apple Lightning cable which saves you from carrying a different cable just to charge the portable charger. The other two ways in which it can be charged are with a micro-USB cable or with a USB-C cable. The portable charger gets fully charged in 3.5 hours with any USB-C Power Delivery charger

The portable charger also comes with a special charging mode which protects low-charging current devices such as fitness trackers or wireless headphones against excessive current.

Aukey 10000 PD weighs 8.3 oz (235 grams) and comes in a sleek design with the fingerprint-resistant body and matte black surface giving it a great look and feel. The portable charger has dimensions of 4.21 x 2.72 x 0.94 inches. 

Aukey 10000 PD Pros

  • Will charge iPhone 5s from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes
  • Also fast charges latest iPhone XS/XR/X/8/8+ from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes – three times the speed of Apple chargers
  • Fast-charges latest iPad Pro 2018, Air 3 etc at twice the speed of stock Apple iPad chargers
  • Fully charges iPhone 5s more than four times
  • Supports both QuickCharge 3.0 and USB-C Power Delivery
  • Can be charged with Apple Lightning cable
  • Supports 2.4 amp charging for iPhones and Android phones
  • Will charge all the large-screen iPhones more than two times. 
  • Charges small-screen iPhones (8, 7, 6s, 6) more than three times
  • Charges older Android phones from zero to 50% in about 50-55 minutes
  • USB-A to USB-C cable included
  • Weighs just 8.3 oz

Aukey 10000 PD Cons

  • None

Best High Capacity Portable charger for iPhone 5s

Anker PowerCore 20100

PowerCore 20100 weighs amazingly little for its huge 20000mAh battery capacity and this compactness alone might make it your favorite portable charger. This is an excellent fast-charging, reliable, light power bank for the iPhone 5s and also the lightest 20000mah power bank by Anker.

PowerCore 20100 will charge the iPhone 5s almost nine times! The power bank intelligently identifies the connected device and delivers the fastest supported charging current with a maximum output of 2.4 amps per port and 4.8 amps combined with its two ports. It packs enough battery to charge the larger iPhones (X, XR, XS, XS Max, etc) almost five times, the Samsung Galaxy S/Note phones (S8, S9, S10, etc) more than four times or the iPad mini about 3 times. The power bank also charges iPads at same speed as iPad chargers.

Anker external battery pack for iPhone
The sleek curved surface of the power bank with outer polycarbonate shell is easy on hands

PowerCore 20100 will charge iPhone 5s at 2.1 amp charging current which translates to a speed of zero to 50% in 30 minutes. 

The portable charger weighs 12.6 oz (360 grams) which is great for a power bank which packs 20100 mAh battery capacity. It has dimensions of 6.6 x 2.3 x 0.9 inches.

The portable charger can be charged with a micro-USB cable and a free cable is included. It gets fully charged in 12 hours using any 2.4 amp charger such as an Apple iPad charger. 

PowerCore 20100 Pros

  • Can charge iPhone 5s more than nine times!
  • Lightest available power bank in 20000 mAh battery capacity
  • Charges iPads as fast as Apple iPad chargers
  • Will charge large-screen iPhones about five times
  • Charges small-screen iPhones almost seven times
  • 2.4 amp charging for all Androids phones
  • Charges all iPhones at twice the speed of Apple chargers

PowerCore 20100 Cons

  • Cannot be charged directly via Apple Lightning cable

Best Large Battery Capacity Portable Charger for iPhone 5s

PowerCore+ 26800 PD

PowerCore+ 26800 PD comes in the maximum power bank capacity allowed in flights by TSA (Transportation Security Administration). It is a premium 30-watt USB-C PD portable charger that can provide the fastest supported charge to a wide range of devices including ALL the new iPhones, all iPads, MacBooks, and most Android phones.

The portable charger will fast-charge iPhones 5s more than 12 times! PowerCore+ 26800 PD will fast-charge large-screen (iPhone XR, XS, X, 8 Plus, 7 Plus, 6 Plus) iPhones almost 7 times and small-screen iPhones (6, 5, 8, 7) about 10 times. 

The high maximum output of this portable charger allows it to charge two to three devices at the same time. For example, it will fast-charge iPhone X with PD output and it will also fast charge an iPhone 7 at the same time.

PowerCore+ 26800 PD will fast-charge all the Android phones that support 18-watt USB-C Power Delivery including Samsung S10, S10 Pus, S9 Plus, all Google Pixels including Pixel 3 XL/3 etc. The power bank also supports 2.1 to 2.4 amp charging for all iPhones and all Android phones. 

 

Best USB-C PD powerbanks for iPhone X
PowerCore+ 26800 PD comes with a 30-watt USB-C wall charger and can charge Macbooks at 30-watt speed

PowerCore+ 26800 PD takes about 4.5 hours to get fully charged with the included 30-watt USB-C Power Delivery wall charger (or any Macbook charger). This portable charger comes with a 30-watt PD charger with which you can also fast-charge the iPad mini 2019, and the latest iPhones XS, XR, 8, etc if you are looking for an upgrade from your current iPhone 5s.

The power bank weighs 20 oz (about 580 grams) which is pretty bulky but is the best available weight/power ratio in the market for such high capacity. PowerCore+ 26800 PD has dimensions of 6.5x 3.1 x 0.9 inches. 

PowerCore+ 26800 PD Pros

  • Fast charges iPhones 5s more than 12 times! 
  • Fast charges latest iPhone XS/XR/X/8 from zero to 50% in 30 mins
  • Charges large-screen iPhones seven times
  • Charges small-screen iPhones about 10 times
  • Gets fully charged in just 4.5 hours
  • Fast charges the latest Samsung phones, Pixel phones, and other new Android flagship phones
  • Comes with a 30-watt PD charger that can also act as fast-charger for iPhones or iPads
  • Charges MacBook Air 2018 once
  • USB-C to USB-C cable included

PowerCore+ 26800 PD Cons

  • Weighs 20 oz which is pretty bulky
  • Cannot be charged with the Lightning cable

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