Best Powerbanks for Google Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 2 XL, and Pixel 2

Google Pixel phones are known for offering the best stock Android experience with premium hardware and cameras. All Pixel phones come with USB-C PD support (18-watt max) and therefore the fastest charging and best powerbanks for Google Pixel phones are USB-C PD powerbanks with 18-watt or more output.

Another good reason for buying USB-C PD powerbanks for Google Pixel phones is that as Pixel phones come with 18-watt USB-C PD wall chargers, you can fully charge the PD powerbanks quickly using Pixel’s PD wall chargers in 3-6 hours.

Here are our top picks as best portable chargers for Google Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 2 XL, and Pixel 2 on criteria including power output quality, features, build quality, charging speed, weight, customer service history, warranty and reliability.

Best Light Powerbank for Google Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 2 XL, and Pixel 2 (Overall)

Anker PowerCore 10000 PD 

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Anker PowerCore 10000 PD is Anker’s smallest and lightest powerbank with two ports

Anker PowerCore 10000 PD was launched in Feb 2019 and it is Anker’s first PD powerbank in 10000 mah capacity. PowerCore 10000 PD delivers 18-watt charging over USB-C PD port and can hence charge Pixel 3/XL and Pixel 2/XL at their maximum possible fastest speeds. The powerbank charges Pixel  phones at approximate speed of zero to 50% in 30 mins.

PowerCore 10000 PD will fully charge Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 2 XL two times, Pixel 3 about 2.2 times and Pixel 2 about 2.5 times.

You can fully recharge the PowerCore 10000 PD using Pixel wall chargers in about 3.5 hours.

The powerbank has two charging ports – one USB-C port and a regular USB port. The second USB port can output 10-watt max and both ports can be used simultaneously to charge two phones at max speeds- one from USB-C @ 18-watt and one from USB port @ 10 watt.

The second port (USB) will charge most Androids including Pixels at about zero to 50% in 50 minutes.

PowerCore 10000 PD has a grippy long and narrow design with just 6.5oz weight that makes it very handy pocketable. The portable charger is very sturdily built and is backed by Anker’s excellent 18-month warranty and customer service.

Besides charging Pixels, PowerCore 10000 PD will also fast-charge Apple’s latest iPhones – iPhone XS Max, XS, Xr, X, 8 and 8+ (0 to 50% in 30 mins).

Overall, Anker PowerCore 10000 PD  is easily one of the best build quality 10000 mah PD powerbank in the market and our top pick.

Pros

  • Charges all Pixels at fastest possible speed – zero to 50 in 30 mins
  • Gets charged with any Pixel 3/2 wall charger in about 3.5 hours
  • Two charging ports
  • Second port has 10-watt charging speed
  • 28-watt max output enables fast charging for two phones
  • Robust build quality

Cons

  • High price

Best Light Powerbank for Google Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 2 XL, and Pixel 2 (Runner-Up)

Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank

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Aukey 10000 PD will fast charge all Pixels and all new iPhones at maximum possible speed

Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank  is our next pick for Google Pixel Phones. Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank is available at much more reasonable price compared to Anker 10000 Powercore PD and delivers same 18-watt charging over USB-C PD port and charges Pixel 3/XL and Pixel 2/XL at fastest possible speeds. The powerbank charges Pixel  phones at approximate speed of zero to 50% in 30 mins.

Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank  also has  same charging capacity – It will fully charge Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 2 XL two times, Pixel 3 about 2.2 times and Pixel 2 about 2.5 times.

The powerbank gets fully charged using Pixel wall chargers or any other USB-C PD wall charger such as Macbook chargers in about 3.5 hours. A great feature of Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank  is that it offers three ways to recharge the powerbank – USB-C, Apple Lightning used by iPhones, and micro-USB used by old Android phones.

Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank  has one USB-C charging port that can be used for both charging phones and for charging the powerbank.

The powerbank weighs around 8.29oz and comes in a 1-inch thick design.

Just like PowerCore 10000 PD, Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank   will also fast-charge Apple’s latest iPhones – iPhone XS Max, XS, Xr, X, 8 and 8+ (0 to 50% in 30 mins).

Aukey 10000 PD Powerbank  offers a much better value for money than Anker 10000 PD and is an excellent alternative to Anker’s portable charger.

Pros

  • Excellent value for money
  • Very reasonably priced USB-C PD powerbank
  • Charges all Pixels at fastest possible speed – zero to 50% in 30 mins
  • Gets charged with any Pixel 3/2 wall charger in about 3.5 hours
  • Full support for QuickCharge 3 for fast charging old Android Phones with Quickcharge 3.0
  • Gets charged with any Pixel 3/2 wall charger in about 4 hours
  • Can be charged with micro-USB port as well
  • Can also be charged with Apple Lightning cable
  • Supports low-power charging mode for devices such as Bluetooth headsets

Cons

  • 8.29oz weight is slightly high though not much

Best USB-C PD Powerbank for Google Pixel 3 XL/3, Pixel 2 XL, and Pixel 2 with

bundled wall charger

Anker PowerCore Speed 20000 PD 

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Anker PowerCore 20000 Speed PD is a sleek and light powerbank

PowerCore Speed 20000 PD is one of the lightest and most compact 20000 mah powerbanks in the  market and is our top pick for Google Pixel phones in 20000 mah range (4-5 full charges). PowerCore Speed 20000 PD has maximum 24-watt output over USB-C PD and hence can deliver 18-watt charging, the maximum supported by Pixel 3/XL and Pixel 2/XL.

PowerCore Speed 20000 PD will fully charge Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 2 XL 4 times, Pixel 3 about 4.5 times and Pixel 2 about 5 times. It will also charge Macbooks at 24-watt speed.

You can fully recharge the PowerCore Speed 20000 PD using Pixel wall chargers in about 4 hours with the bundled wall charger and in about 5 hours with any Pixel wall charger.

This powerbank has two charging ports – one USB-C PD port and a regular USB port. The second port (USB) will charge most Android phones including Pixels at about zero to 50% in 50 minutes.

PowerCore Speed 20000 PD has a long and narrow design with just 13.5 oz weight that makes it quite portable. It is easily one of the best built 20000 mah portable chargers available and comes with Anker’s 18-month warranty and stellar customer service.

Like all USB-C PD powerbanks, PowerCore Speed 20000 PD also fast-charges Apple’s latest iPhones – iPhone XS Max, XS, Xr, X, 8 and 8+ that supprt 18-watt USB-PD fast charging (0 to 50% in 30 mins).

PowerCore Speed 20000 PD Pros

  • Charges all Pixels at fastest possible speed – zero to 50% in 30 mins
  • Gets charged with bundled charger in 4 hours and any Pixel 3/2 wall charger in about 5hours an
  • Two charging ports
  • Sleek and long design
  • Second port has 12-watt charging speed
  • Excellent build quality and finish

Cons

  • No option to buy without wall charger. Price with wall charger bundle is high

Best Medium Capacity Powerbank for Google Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3, Pixel 2 XL, and Pixel 2 

Aukey 20000 USB-C PD 

Best USB-C PD powerbanks for Google Pixel 3XL
Aukey 20000 PD offers excellent value for money and gets charged in 6 hours with Pixel chargers

Aukey 20000 USB-C PD is one of most reasonably priced high capacity powerbanks in the market and perfectly suits Pixel 3/XL and Pixel 2/XL phones and charges Pixels at their maximum supported 18-watt speed, which translates to about zero to 50% in 30 mins.

Aukey 20000 USB-C PD will fully charge Pixel 3 XL and Pixel 2 XL four times, Pixel 3 about 4.5 times and Pixel 2 about 5 times.

It can be fully charged using Pixel wall chargers in about 6 hours.  Just like its smaller cousin,Aukey 20000 USB-C PD can also be charged with any of the three methods – USB-C, Apple Lightning used by iPhones, or micro-USB used by old Android phones.

Aukey 20000 USB-C PD has a sturdy narrow and long design with 13.5 oz weight. It will also fast-charge Apple’s latest iPhones – iPhone XS Max, XS, Xr, X, 8 and 8+ (0 to 50% in 30 mins).

Aukey 20000 USB-C PD Pros

  • Excellent value for money
  • Charges Pixels 3/3 XL/2/2 XL at fastest possible speed – zero to 50% in 30 mins
  • Full support for QuickCharge 3.0 lets you charge old Android Phones with Quickcharge 3.0
  • Gets charged with any Pixel 3/2 wall charger or any USB-C PD charger in about 6 hours
  • Can be charged with micro-USB port cable
  • Can be charged with Apple Lightning cable used to charge iPhonex
  • Supports low-power trickle charging mode (<60mA)  for low-power devices such as Bluetooth headsets etc.

 

Cons

  • None

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