Best Portable Chargers for iPhone 8

iPhone 8 was the eleventh generation of the iPhone and boasted many novel features as well as a large 1,821 mAh battery, but the biggest news on charging front was that, for the first time ever, Apple added fast-charging support to iPhones with the iPhone 8 and this radically quickened charging speed of the phone – zero to 50% in 30 minutes.

The charger that comes with the iPhone 8 is the same old 5-watt affair that came with iPhone 7. If you want to fast-charge your iPhone 8, then all you need is a USB-C to Lightning cable and a USB-C PD Power Adapter or

a USB-C PD portable charger. The best portable chargers for iPhone 8 offer USB-C PD fast-charging support, allowing you to charge the phone from zero to 50% in 30 minutes whenever you need that extra power backup.

Here is our selection of the best portable chargers in the market for iPhone 8.

Best Reasonably Priced Fast-Charging PD Portable Charger for iPhone 8 (18-watt USB-C PD)

Aukey 10000 PD

Aukey 10000 PD is the best fast-charging portable charger by far for iPhone 8 as it can be charged with Apple Lightning cable as well.  Aukey 10000 PD can fast charge your iPhone 8 from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes and can also charge iPhone 8 fully almost four times.

Aukey 10000 PD charges both latest iPhones (XR/XS/X/8/8+) and all latest Androids including samsung S10, S9 etc. as well. It supports both 18-watt USB-C PD and Quickcharge 3.0 charging standards. 

The power bank takes 3.5 hours to get fully charged with a USB-C PD wall charger. The same USB-PD charger will also fast-charge your iPhone 8 as well. One of the best features of Aukey 10000 PD is that it can be charged in three ways. Besides the Lightning cable, you can also use being with a micro-USB and USB-C port

Best fast-charging Powerbank for iPhone 8
Aukey 10000 PD will fast charge iPhone 8 and other latest iPhones at maximum possible speed

Aukey 10000 PD is very reasonably priced. The power bank is a bit thick at 1-inch. It weighs 8.3 oz (235 grams) and has dimensions of 4.21 x 2.72 x 0.94 inches. 

Aukey 10000 PD Pros

  • Reasonably priced
  • Fast-charges iPhone 8 from empty to fifty percent in 30 minutes.
  • Can be charged in three ways, most importantly with Apple Lightning cable
  • Can fully charge iPhone 8 three times
  • Takes 3.5 hours to be fully charged with a USB-C PD wall charger  or any Macbook charger or iPad Pro 2018 charger
  • Quickcharge 3.0 allows it to fast-charge almost all latest Android smartphones including S10, S9 etc.
  • Supports charging of ultra-low current devices such as wireless headphones and fitness trackers

Aukey 10000 PD Cons

Best Premium Quality Fast-Charging Portable Charger for iPhone 8 (18-watt USB-C PD)

Anker PowerCore 10000 PD

Anker PowerCore 10000 PD is the best premium quality fast-charging USB-C PD portable charger for iPhone 8. The power bank will fully charge your iPhone 8 almost four times. The power bank fast charges both the latest iPhones and the latest Android phones as it supports both 18-watt USB-C PD.

It has two charging ports – one USB-C PD port and one regular USB port. This allows PowerCore 10000 PD to charge two phones at once. For example, it will charge fast-charge new iPhone XR/XS/Max/X/8/8+ with USB-PD port and also charge an older iPhone such as iPhone 7 or 6s at fastest possible speed at the same time with the second port.

PowerCore 10000 PD supports a maximum of 18-watt USB-C PD output for both the latest iPhones and Android phones (Samsung S10/S9/Note 9 and Pixel 3, 3XL, etc). The power bank can charge most of the USB-C PD supporting smartphones from zero to 50% in about 30 minutes. It also supports 2.4 amp charging for iPhones 7/7+/6s/6/6s+/6+ (zero to 50% in about 40 minutes) and older Android phones (zero to 50% in about 50-55 minutes).

Best USB-C PD powerbank for iPhone 8
PowerCore 10000 PD can charge iPhone 8, 8 Plus & iPhone XR/XS etc. from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes. 

Weighing just 6.8 oz (192 grams), PowerCore 10000 PD has dimensions of 4.5 x 2.0 x 1.0 inches. The power bank can be fully charged with a USB-C PD wall charger or any Macbook charger, the USB-C port of your Macbook in just 3.5 hours. In fact, the power bank gets charged faster than any Quickcharge or 2.4 amp PowerCore powerbank.

Anker PowerCore  10000 PD Pros

  • Charges iPhone 8 from zero to 50% in just 30 minutes
  • Fully charges iPhone 8 almost four times
  • Takes 3.5 hours to get fully charged with a USB-C PD wall charger  or any Macbook charger or iPad Pro 2018 charger
  • Small in size, very handy and easy to hold
  • Supports 18-watt USB-C PD
  • Two ports can charge two phones at once
  • Supports 2.4 amp charging for iPhone 7, 7 Plus, 6s, 6, 6s Plus, 6 Plus, SE etc.

Cons

  • 1-inch thickness is less than ideal

Best High Capacity Fast-Charging Portable Charger for iPhone 8 (18-watt USB-C PD)

Aukey 20000 PD

Aukey 20000 PD will fast charge both the latest iPhones (XR/XS/X/8/8+ etc.) and also the latest Androids, and of course your iPhone 8 as well. It supports both 18-watt USB-C PD and Quickcharge 3.0 fast-charging standards.

It can charge your iPhone 8 zero to 50% in 30 minutes (three times faster than conventional charging) and will charge your iPhone 8 almost 7 times on one charge which means going almost 5 days a week without caring about charging your portable charger.

The power bank takes about 6 hours to be fully charged with a USB-C PD wall charger  or any Macbook charger. One of the best things about Aukey 20000 PD is that it can be charged in three ways – with Apple Lightning cable, with micro-USB-C cable, and also with a USB-C cable.

 portable charger for iPhone 8
Aukey 20000 PD charges iPhone 8 almost 7 times and fast-charges it at zero to 50% in 30 mins! 

Aukey 20000 PD weighs 14 oz (about 398 grams) which is great for 20000 mAh capacity. The portable charger measures 6.98 x 2.71 x 0.97 inches.

Aukey 20000 PD Pros

  • Can charge your iPhone 8 almost seven times
  • Charges iPhone 8 from zero to 50% in 30 mins (three times faster than conventional charging)
  • Can be charged directly with iPhone 8 charger using the Lightning cable
  • Gets fully charged in 6 hours with a USB-C PD wall charger  or any Macbook charger.
  • USB Power Delivery 18-watt & Quickcharge 3.0 supported
  • Weighs 14 oz which is pretty light for 20000 mAh
  • 2.4 amp charging for iPhones 7/7+/6s/6/6+/6s+ – twice as fast as Apple Iphone chargers
  • Reasonably priced

Aukey 20000 PD Cons

  • No USB-C to Lightning cable included

Best Portable Charger for iPhone 8 and MacBooks (max 45-watt USB-C PD)

RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD

RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD is the new high-output USB-C PD portable charger for iPhone 8 that is compatible with a wide range of USB type-C devices such as Macbooks, latest iPads (iPad Pro 2018, iPad mini 2019, iPad Air 3) and many latest laptops.

The power bank fast-charges both the latest iPhones including the iPhone 8 and latest Android phones that support 18-watt USB-C PD including Samsung S10, S10+, S9, etc. RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD supports 18-watt USB-C PD for the majority of the latest smartphones, up to 45-watt USB-PD for Macbooks, and also 2.4 amp charging for older iPhones. It can recharge 2 devices at a time with its USB-A and USB-C outputs.

45-watt USB-C PD powerbank
RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD can charge MacBooks and USB-C laptops at an incredible 45-watt speed

RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD takes about 4 hours to get fully charged with a 30-watt PD charger. You can also use any Macbook Air or Macbook Pro USB-C charger (29-watt/61 watt or 87-watt) to fully charge it in 4 hours. There are two ports for charging the power bank – micro-USB and USB-C port. The power bank can fully charge iPhone 8 seven times. Weighing 14 oz (about 395 grams), RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD has dimensions of 6.3 x 3 x 0.9 inches.

RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD Pros

  • Charge iPhone 8 almost seven times
  • Fast-charges iphone 8 and other latest iPhones/iPads from zero to 50% in 30 minutes
  • Charges Macbooks at fast 45-watt charging speed
  • Can be charged with any Macbook charger or a 30-watt PD charger in just 4 hours
  • Charges MacBook Air 2018 once
  • Weighs 14 oz which is great for 20000 mAh
  • USB-C to USB-C cable included

RAVPower 20000 45-watt PD Cons

  • Cannot be charged directly with the iPhone 8 charger using the Apple Lightning cable. You can however charge it with the iPhone 8 charger with the provided micro-USB cable.

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