Best Powerbanks in India – Best Portable Chargers You Can Buy

Many of our readers come from India and to address the specific needs of Indian readers, we have compared, analyzed, and reviewed powerbanks available in the Indian market to select the six best powerbanks in India. A strange thing about Indian powerbank market is that there is are in fact just two good quality powerbank brands available in the country (Xiaomi and Philips). We feel that other brands mostly offer products with inconsistent build quality and/or misleading specs as well as poor service.

Popular US and global powerbank brands such as Abker and RAVPower do not have official presence in India and the Anker/RavPower products you get in India are extremely highly priced. There are also a huge number of fake or faulty or used Anker products also being sold in India. We highly recommend Indian customers to buy Anker/RAVPower products from reputed sites only (we recommend Amazon.in) and choose only the products/sellers whose sales are marked as “Amazon-fulfilled”.

Here is our pick of the six best powerbanks available in India:

Best Overall Powerbank In India

Xiaomi Mi 10000mAH Li-Polymer Power Bank 2i 

Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank is our topmost pick among all the powerbanks available in India.  Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank  has an adequate 10,000 mAH capacity that fully charges (0 to 100%) most latest Android phones at least 2 times and most iPhones at least 3 times. It fully charges popular Samsung S9, S8, S7 etc. about 2+ times.

Best powerbank for Samsung S9
Mi 10000 mAh is slim, very light and supports fastest charging for S9, S8 etc.

The Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank  has an standout build quality and design that stands apart from other powerbanks in the market. The brushed all metal curved dark grey design not only looks good but is also very sturdy and convenient to hold in hand with the phone while charging. This portable charger also features an incredibly slim design (just 14.2 mm thickness) which is slimmer than all its competitors and makes it easy to hold.

Weightwise, the Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank  weighs just 240 grams – lowest in its class thanks to its top-end lithium-polymer battery, making it very convenient to carry around in handbags and even pockets.

The powerbank supports 18-watt fast charging (Quickcharge) modes for the latest Samsung and other Android phones. It also supports the maximum 2.4 amp chrgaing mode for iPhones 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6 etc as well. The fast charging is extremely useful for phone users as it lets you charge most Android phones or iPhones at the rate of 1% to 2% of charge per minute on an average. For example, the Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank  charges the popular Mi A1 phone from 20% to 100% in just 1 hour 20 minutes.

Two USB output ports in the portable charger let you charge two devices at once.

Powerbank for S9 and Note 9, Note 8
Mi 10000 is extremely pocketable due to its slim design

Fast Input charging

An extremely useful feature of Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank  is its fast input charging support. Powerbanks usually take very long to charge. With fast input support, you can top the Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank in just 3.5 hrs using the standard Samsung S8 wall charger or in just 6 hours using any standard 2Amp wall charger such as the Mi A1 wall charger.

Bluetooth headset charging mode

Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank can also charge low power draw devices such as bluetooth handsets and wrist bands with its unique low-power modes that can be enabled by twice pressing the power button quickly.

To top it all, all these features and excellent design come at an unbeatable price point that is same or lower than its competitors. This unique combination of great features, excellent design, fast input/output charging and reasonable price make Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank  hands down the best powerbank currently available in India.

What We Like!

  • Reasonable Price!!
  • 18 watt fast charging support charges Samsung S8 and Android smartphones to 50% in 30 mins
  • 12 watt & 10 watt fast charging support (max for iPhone 7)
  • Fast input charging lets you recharge the powerbank in 4-6 hours.
  • True 10000 mah capacity with 90% efficiency.
  • Light weight
  • Slim design

What we do not like!

  • Comes with a bundled micro-USB charging cable. Most latest Android phones these days use USB-C cable for charging.

Best High Capacity Powerbank In India

Xiaomi Mi 20000mAH Li-Polymer Power Bank 2i 

Mi 20000mAH 2i power bank is our top pick as the best high capacity powerbank in India. There are very few, if any, high capacity powerbanks available in India and the Mi 20000mAH 2i power bank perfectly serves this niche with a very high quality and extremely reasonably priced offering. The Mi 20000mAH 2i power bank  has an 20,000 mAH capacity that will fully charge (0 to 100%) latest iphones about 6 times (iPhone 7 can be charged 6+ times) and most latest Android phones at least 4 times. The powerbank will charge the Samsung S9 and S8 about 4+ times.

Best powerbank in India
Xiaomi Mi2i 20000mah is our pick for best high capacity portable charger in India

The Mi 20000mAH 2i power bank supports Quickcharge 3.0 charging for latest Android smartphones. It can also charge the latest Samsung S9, S8, Note 9, Note 8, smartphones at maximum possible speed (50% in 30 mins). The Mi 20000mAH 2i power bank  also supports the fastest 2.1 amp charging mode for iPhones 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6 etc. as well. As an example, the Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank  charges the Samsung Galaxy S8 from 0 to 50% in about 30 minutes and the Mi A1 phone from 20% to 100% in just 1 hour 20 minutes.

The design and build quality of this portable charger is another of its strong suites. The powerbank has a curved white grippy design.

One of the biggest highlights of Mi 20000mAH 2i power bank  is that its low weight despite its high capacity. This portable charger weighs just 358 grams as it uses a light Li-polymer battery. This makes it the lightest 20,000 mAH powerbank in the market. In fact, it weighs less than many of the 10,0000 mah powerbanks.

The powerbank supports itself can be fully charged in about 5 hours using a Quickcharge wall charger such as the Samsung S8 wall charger. It can be charged in about 12 hours using a 2 amp wall charger such as the Mi A1 wall charger.

Mi 20000mAH 2i power bank  is our top pick as the best high capacity powerbank in India due to its low weight, fast charging support for latest smartphones, 5-hour charging for the powerbank and overall build quality combined with reasonable price.

What We Like!

  • Very reasonable price!!
  • 18 watt fast charging support will Samsung S9, S8 etc. and other latest Android smartphones to 50% in 30 mins.
  • 12 watt & 10 watt fast charging support (maximum supported by iPhone 7)
  • Fast input charging lets you recharge the powerbank in 5 hours with a Quickcharge charger and 12 hours with a 2 Amp charger.
  • True 20000 mah capacity with 93% efficiency.
  • Light weight for its capacity – just 358 grams

What we do not like!

  • Does not come with a USB-C cable. It comes with a micro-USB charging cable. Latest Android phones use USB-C cable for charging and you will have to use your phone’s wall charger’s USB-C cable or buy a USB-C cable separately.

Best 3-Port Powerbank In India

Philips DLP6006 11000mAH Power Bank  

Philips DLP6006 11000mAH Power Bank  is our pick among the best 3-port powerbank in India. Sometimes, you have to absolutely charge multiple phones at once and a three port powerbank is very handy in such situations. The Philips DLP6006 11000mAH Power Bank has 11,000 mAH capacity which makes it adequate for fully charging (0 to 100%) most latest Android phones at least 2 times and the latest iphones at least 3 times (iPhone 7 can be charged 4 times). The powerbank fully charges the Samsung S9 and S8 two times.

Best 10000 mAh powerbank in India
Philips DLP6006 portable charger has a striking design

2.1 Amp Maximum Output

The  Philips DLP6006 11000mAH portable charger has a maximum supported output of 2.1 Amps. This (2.1 amps) is the maximum supported charging current for iPhones 7, iPhone 6 and earlier. The Philips DLP6006 11000mAH Power Bank will also charge almost all Android phones at 2 amp charging speeds (50% charge in about 50 minutes). For example, this portable charger will charge the Mi A1 phone from 20% to 100% in just 1 hour 20 minutes.

The Philips DLP6006 11000mAH Power Bank has a very diffrent design than other portable chargers and comes in a faux-leather type outer shell. The shell is quite sturdy and is available in many eye-catching colors including blue, black and orange. This portable charger also has a large battery status display that shows available battery in 25% increments.

Another interesting feature of the Philips DLP6006 11000mAH Power Bank is its in-built flashlight. This makes it very useful for campers as well as for emergency use. Due to the massive 11,000 mah battery, the flashlight lasts extremely long and you do not have to worry about the flashlight running out.

The Philips DLP6006 11000mAH portable charger weighs about 284 grams. This makes it 44 grams heavier than our #1 pick – Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank . The Philips DLP6006 is also thicker (2.2 cms) than the Mi powerbank, which is just 1.4 cm thick. These two reasons and the lower cost of Mi powerbank is why we have ranked the Philips DLP6006 much lower.

2 Amp Input Charging

The Philips DLP6006  can be fully charged in about 8 hours using a 2 amp wall charger. Most good smartphone chargers these days support 2 amp charging.

Most powerbanks in India comes with a 6-month warranty. Philips DLP6006  comes with an unprecedented 1-year warranty, which is another reason for us picking it among our top picks.

What We Like!

  • Three charging ports
  • Unique design and available in many colors
  • 2.1 Amp fastest charging support for ipHone 7, iPhone 6 and earlier
  • 2 amp fast charging support for Android phones (50% in 50 minutes)
  • Good build quality and true 11,000 mah capacity
  • Built-in handy flashlight
  • Big battery status display
  • 1-year warranty compared to 6-months offered by other brands

What we do not like!

  • Priced higher than the much better Mi 10000mAH 2i power bank
  • Quite heavy and thick despite the higher price
  • Does not come with a USB-C cable.

Best USB-C Powerbank In India

Xiaomi 10000 Mi PowerBank Pro 

Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro is our top USB-C power banks pick for India.  Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro  is one of the slimmest and lightest 10000 mAH powerbanks in the market and comes with 10,000 mAH battery, adequate for fully charging (0 to 100%) almost all latest Android phones a minimum of 2 times and most iPhones a minimum of 3 times. Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro  will also fully charge Samsung S9, S8, Note 9, and Note 8 about 2+ times.

Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro  is Xiaomi’s lightest and slimmest powerbank released in till date in India. It is just 12.5 mm thick and weighs just 223 grams. The portable charger has an all metal grey design with rounded edges that make it very pocketable. as well as easy to grip in the hand alongwith the phone while charging.

Best portable charger in India
Mi Pro comes with a USB-C port and a regular USb port and is best for Samsung S9, S8 etc.

The Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro has a USB-C port and a regular USB port. The USB-C port can be used for both charging of USB-C devices using a reversible charging cable or for charging the powerbank itself.

The powerbank supports the latest and most popular fast charging standard for Android phones – 18-watt fast charging. This allows you to charge the latest Samsung S9, s8, Note 9,Note 8 and other Android phones at their fastest supported speed.  Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro also supports the maximum 2.1 amp charging mode mode for iPhones 8, iPhone 7, iPhone 6 etc.

The Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro comes with a unique dual micro-USB/USB-C cable that lets you charge either old micro-USB phones or the latest USB-C phones using the same cable.

18-watt Fast Input Charge

The fast 18 watt input charging support in Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro  lets you recharge the powerbank in just 4 hours over using any Quickcharge wall charger such as the the Samsung S8 wall charger. The powerbank can be charged in 6 hours using a 2 Amp wall charger such as the Mi A1 wall charger.

The Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro is a premium product with premium features. The surprising thing about this portable charger is that it is available at a very reasonable price. Due to its incredible value for money price, USB-C port, slim design, low weight, 2-way 18 watt fast input/output charging and the unique 2-in-1 cable, the Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro is our favorite USB-C powerbank in India.

What We Like!

  • Great Price!
  • 18 watt fast charging lets you charge Samsung S9, Note 9, S9, S8 and other newest Android smartphones up to 50% in 30 mins and 0 to 100% in about 1 hour
  • Also supports 12 watt & 10 watt fast charging modes for fast-charging iPhones
  • 18-watt fast input charging lets you recharge the powerbank in just 4 hours.
  • True 10000 mah capacity with 93% efficiency.
  • Extremely low weight of just 220 grams
  • Very slim at just 1.2 cm
  • Comes with a unique convertible dual micro-USB/USB-C charging cable.

What we do not like!

  • Nothing to not like. We would have prefered more buying options other than the official Xiaomi India site. However, the Xiaomi site does quick delivery with premium courier services.

Best Ultralight Powerbank In India

Anker PowerCore 10000 

Carrying a decent capacity powerbank around can be cumbersome due to the extra weight and bulk. If you want an ultralight yet large capacity powerbank then   Anker PowerCore 10000 is our top pick among ultra-portable powerbanks in India. Anker is perhaps the world’s most well-known powerbank brand and Anker PowerCore 10000 sold by the authorized Anker seller ATM Retail in India is currently only one of the very few Anker powerbanks available in India with full service support and a 24-month warranty.

Best portable charger in India
PowerCore 10000 is the lightest 10000 mah portable charger in India

Anker PowerCore 10000  is the slimmest and lightest 10000 mAH portable charger in the market and comes with 10,000 mAH battery, adequate for fully charging (0 to 100%) almost all latest Android phones a minimum of 2 times and most iPhones a minimum of 3 times. Mi 10000 Power Bank Pro  will also fully charge Samsung S9, S8, Note 9, and Note 8 about 2+ times.

Anker PowerCore 10000  is smaller and lighter than any other 10000 mAh powerbank in the Indian market with a weight of just 147 grams and its small size making it perfect for carry in pockets and handbags.

The Anker PowerCore 10000  powerbank supports 2.4 Amp fast charging for Android smartphones and 2 .1 Amp fast charging for iPhones. This will allow you to charge the Samsung S9, S8, Note 9, Note 8 and other Android phones from 0 to 100% in about 90 minutes.

The Anker PowerCore 10000 has a single USB output port and comes with a micro-USB cable.

2 Amp Fast Input Charge

This powerbank supports 2 amp input charging that lets you fully charge it in just 6 hours over using any Quickcharge or 2 Amp wall charger.

The Anker PowerCore 10000 is at the moment the only Anker power bank available in India at a reasonable price and is priced almost double than our #1 pick due to its premium position. However, if price is not a factor and you simply want the lightest and premium 10000 mah powerbank, then Anker PowerCore 10000  is easily the best choice.

What We Like!

  • Just 147 gram weight
  • 2 amp fast charging charges Samsung S9, Note 9, S9, S8 and other newest Android smartphones from 0 to 100% in 90 minutes
  • 2.1 amp fast charging modes for iPhones
  • @ast input charging lets you recharge the powerbank in just 4 hours.
  • True 10000 mah capacity .
  • Very small form factor
  • 24 month warranty

What we do not like!

  • Just one port
  • Very high price

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