Best USB-C PD Wall Chargers

USB-C is fast becoming the connectivity interface of choice in latest iPhones, Samsung/Android smartphones as well as the latest iPads, Macbooks, and devices such as Nintendo Switch and smart TVs. USB-C Power Delivery or PD chargers allow you to charge your PD devices in the fastest and safest manner as USB PD chargers can negotiate optimum charging current with USB PD devices and deliver only the required current.

 

Best Low cost PD 3.0 charger for iPhones
RAVPower 18w PD/QC 3.0 charger is a compact and incredibly priced  PD + Quickcharge 3.0 charger

High-output USB-C PD chargers and PD power banks will charge USB-C PD devices much faster as they can deliver much higher charging voltages and currents with charging power reaching up to 30 watt, 45 watt or even 60 watts. Latest USB-C smartphones support maximum charging power of 15-18 watt (Samsung Galaxy S9, S8 and Apple iPhone XR, XS, X, 8, 8 Plus). USB-C PD laptops such as new Macbook Pros and Macbook Airs support way higher maximum charging power of 30+ watt and all the way up to 60/61 watts.

Tip: To fast-charge the new iPhones XS/Max/XR/X/8/8 Plus from zero to 50% in 30 mins with PD chargers, all you need is a USB-C to Lightning cable

Here is our selection of best USB-C PD chargers for smartphones and laptops, selected on the basis of build quality, supported maximum current, features, and price.

For Smartphones Only

Best USB-C PD Wall Chargers for Smartphones 18-watt PD or PD+Quickcharge

For Both Macbooks & Smartphones – Higher USB-PD Output means Faster Charging for Macbooks & USB-C laptops

Best Compact USB-C PD Charger for Macbooks and Smartphones 30-watt PD

Best Value for Money Compact USB-C PD Charger for Macbooks and Smartphones  30-watt PD

Best High Output USB-C Charger for Laptops & smartphones 60-watt PD 

Best Multi-port USB-C PD Charger for Laptops, Macbooks and Smartphones 60-watt PD

Best 18-watt USB-C PD Wall Charger for Fast-Charging iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, X, 8, 8+ & Pixels, Samsung S10/S9 etc.

USB-C PD fast-charger for iPhone Xs Max and iPhone 8
Anker PowerPort PD2  is the best priced premium 18-watt fast-charging USB-C PD solution for new iPhones XR, XS, Max, X/8 etc. and USB-C PD Android phones 

What we Like

  • Two ports let you charge two devices simultaneously – you can charge both your powerbank and phone at once.
  • The 18-watt USB C (with USB PD) port delivers fastest charging power for all smartphones.
  • The 18w USB PD port fast charges Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • The 18w PD port also fast charges new Samsung phones S10, S10+, S10e, S9+, S9, Note 9/8 zero to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • PD port fast charges latest 2018/2019 iPad Air/Pro/mini at double the speed of iPad chargers.
  • Fast charges all Google Pixels and LG V50/40/30, G9/G8/G7 etc. 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • The second 10-watt USB port charges Samsung Galaxy S9, S8, Note 9, Note 8, S7 etc. and other Android phones at 2 amp speeds (0 to 50% in 50 mins)
  • The second USB port charges all iphones at twice the speed of Apple charger at 2 amp speeds (0 to 50% in 35-50 mins)
  • Very compact 2.5 inch x 2.4 x 1.1 inch design
  • Weighs just 3.5 oz (110 gm)
  • Foldable Pins for compact packing
  • Worldwide 110-240 volt AC input support and 50-60 hz AC input support makes it great for travel
  • Reliable build quality and new elegant design with blue LED indicator light
  • Very competitive price. Anker PowerPort PD2  costs less than Apple’s newly launched official 18-watt wall charger which comes with a single port only.

What we do not like

  • Confusing naming scheme. Anker’s 30 watt PowerPort PD2 (18+12 watt)  and 49.5 watt Powerport II PD (30+19.5 watt) USB-C PD wall chargers have very similar names.

Anker PowerPort PD2 30-watt dual port wall charger is hands down the best pick for fast-charging (0 to 50% in 30 mins) the latest iPhones and the latest USB-C PD Android smartphones including Samsung S10/S10+/S9+/S9. Anker PowerPort PD2 comes with two ports – one 18-watt USB-C PD port for fast-charging the new iPhones and Android USB-C PD phones  and one 10-watt  USB port for simultaneously charging another device such as power bank or another phone.

PowerPort PD2 is a better choice than Apple’s newly launched single port 18-watt USB-C wall charger for fast charging new iPhones as the Anker PowerPort PD2 comes with two ports and also costs much less.

Please note that besides charging smartphones if you also plan to frequently charge Macbooks, then you should select Powerport II PD 49.5 watt USB-C PD wall charger (described below) which has a 30-watt USB-C PD output port especially for charging Macbooks.

Best Port 18-watt USB-C PD + Quickcharge 3.0 charger for Fast-Charging all latest iPhones XS/XR/8+, Samsung S10/S9, Pixels etc. and LG, Mi Quickcharge 3.0 phones

Best Low cost PD 3.0 charger for iPhones
RAVPower 18w PD/QC 3.0 charger is extremely compact at 1.9 x 1.9 x1.1 inches

RAVPower 18-watt USB-C PD/Quickcharge 3.0 charger offers incredible versatility as it can deliver both 18-watt USB PD and 18-watt Quickcharge 3.0. This allows it to fast-charge (0 to 50% in 30 mins) the latest iPhones XR/Xs/8 etc.,  the latest USB-C PD Android smartphones including Samsung S10/S10+/S9+/S9, and all Quickcharge 3.0 phones such as Poco F1, LG G8 etc.

RAVPower 18-watt PD/Quickcharge 3.0 charger comes with two ports – one 18-watt USB-C PD port for fast-charging the new iPhones/Android USB-C PD phones  and one 18-watt  Quickcharge 3.0 USB port for charging a QC 3.0 device such as power bank or another phone.

Please note that RAVPower 18-watt PD/Quickcharge charger will fast-charge @ 18-watt from one port at a time – you can either fast-charge from the PD port or the Quickcharge 3.0 port at a time. If both ports are used simultaneously, the combined output from both ports together will be only 15-watt.

RAVPower 18-watt PD/Quickcharge charger is a much better choice than Apple’s newly launched single port 18-watt USB-C wall charger for fast charging new iPhones as it comes with two ports, offers Quickcharge 3.0, and is more reasonably priced.

While RAVPower 18-watt PD/Quickcharge charger is great for smartphones or power banks but if you also plan to charge Macbooks, then you will need higher 30/45/60-watt output PD chargers such as Powerport II PD 49.5 watt USB-C PD wall charger (described below) which has a 30-watt USB-C PD output port especially for charging Macbooks.

The RAVPower 18w PD/QC 3.0 charger is also extremely compact with dimenions of just 1.9 x 1.9 x1.1 inches and 4 oz weight with a foldable plug design

What we Like

  • Both PD and Quickcharge 3.0 ports – lets you fast charge a huge range phones and power banks
  • The 18w USB PD fast charges Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • Either of the two ports will fast-charge latest Samsungs as Samsungs support both PD/QC 3.0
  • Both the QC 3.0 or PD port will fast charge new Samsung phones S10, S10+, S10e, S9+, S9, Note 9/8 zero to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • USB PD port fast charges latest 2018/2019 iPad Air/Pro/mini at double the speed of iPad chargers.
  • Fast charges all Pixels etc. 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • Quickcharge 3.0 port is great for charging QC 3.0 only phones and power banks.
  • The Quickcharge 3.0 port output regular USB port will charge all iPhones at twice the speed of iPhone charger via 2.4 amp charging
  • Very compact 1.9 x 1.9 inch design
  • Weighs just 3.5 oz (110 gm)
  • Foldable Plug design for ease in travel
  • Worldwide 110-240 volt AC input support and 50-60 hz AC input support makes it great for travel
  • Sturdy build with blue LED indicator light
  • Very reasonable price. RAVPower 18w PD/QC 3.0 charger is easily one of the best priced PD chargers in the market.

What we do not like

  • None

Best USB-C PD Charger for Macbooks and Smartphones (Both Android phones and new iPhone XR, XS, X, 8)

Best iPhone XR/XS/X, 8, 8+ Fast Charger with additional 18-watt Quickcharge/Fast-Charging Port for Androids

Anker Powerport II PD USB-Type C Power Delivery 49.5 watt Wall Charger 

Best USB-C PD wall charger
Anker PowerPort II PD charger can fast charge Macbooks @ 30 watt and fast-charges iPhone XS, XS Max, XR, X, 8, 8+ and Samsungs up to S10, S10+ zero to 50% in 30 mins. 

What we Like

  • Two ports! This lets you charge two devices at once – charge both your powerbank and phone at once.
  • The 30-watt USB C (with USB PD) port delivers excellent charging power for both Macbooks, chromebooks, laptops and phones.
  • The 19.5 watt USB PD port fast charges Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • Both the PD port and the USB port can fast-charge Samsung phones up to S10, S10+ zero to 50% in 30 mins.
  • Fast charges all Google Pixels and LG V50/40/30, G9/G8/G7 etc. 0 to 50% in 30 minutes.
  • The USB port can fast charge Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, S8, Note 9, Note 8, S7 etc. and most other Android phones at fastest possible charging speed
  • Compact 2.7 inch x 2.8 x 1.1 inch design
  • Weighs just 4.6 oz (130 gm)
  • Foldable Pins
  • Worldwide 110-240 volt input support and 50-60 hz AC input support makes it great for travel
  • Solid build quality and new elegant design with blue indictor light
  • Very competitive price. This new Powerport II PD charger costs same as old single port Anker PD charger.

What we do not like

Released in March 2018, the new Anker PowerPort II 49.5-watt USB-C PD dual wall charger is our top pick among available USB-C wall chargers as it offers a highly capable 30-watt USB Power Delivery (USB PD)  output port alongwith an additional 19.5 watt max output capable fast charging USB port.

The USB-PD port will fast charge iPhone X, 8, 8+ (50% in 30 mins). It will also charge Nintendo Switch at its maximum possible 18-watt PD output. The Power Delivery (PD) port charges Macbooks at quite fast 30-watt charging output – same as Apple 29-watt Macbook charger.

Apple’s latest iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus also now support fast charging over USB-C PD allowing you to fast charge your iPhones to to 50% in 30 minutes.

This second port (regular USB) is Quickcharge 2.0 compatible and will fast charge all the latest Samsung smartphones such as S9, Note 9, S8, S8+, S7 etc. as well as other Android phones such as Google Pixel 2/Nexus 6P/5x/LG V30 at the fastest possible charging speed.

The Anker PowerPort II PD 30 watt wall charger features folding pins and compact size that make it great for travel.

The dual 30 watt PD and 19.5 watt max fast charging/QuickCharge 2.0 port combo gives Anker PowerPort II PD unmatched versatility and flexibility, making it the one-stop fastest charging solution for everything from iPhone X, 8, 8+ and Samsung S9, S8, S8+, S7, Note 9, to Macbooks, power banks and Nintendo Switch. It is hand-down the best USB-C wall charger in the market today

 

Anker USB-C PD wall charger for iPhone X, MAcbooks and Samsung S9
With the Anker PowerPort II USB-C PD charger , you have to now carry just one wall charger with you to charge two devices – including one USB PD device such as Macbook – at once. 

Best Value for Money USB-C PD Charger for Smartphones & Macbooks

Best Value for Money iPhone XR/XS, X, 8, 8+ Fast Charger

RAVPower 36-watt USB C Wall Charger with 29 watt Power Delivery for Macbooks

18-watt USB-C PD wall charger for iPhone Xs, X
 RAVPower 36-watt wall charger can fast-charge latest iPhones Xs/X/8/8+ and also charge Macbooks at decent 29-watt charging speed

What we Like

  • 29 watt USB-C PD charging port + one spare 2.4 amp port at a very reasonable price
  • Fast charges new iPhone XS, XR,  X, 8, and 8+ up to 50% in 30 mins
  • Fast charges Samsung S10, S9, S8, S7 etc. and all Pixels up to 50% in 30 mins
  • 29 watt USB-C PD support charges Macbooks at fast speeds
  • 1 smart 2.4 amp fast charging USB ports
  • 36-watt total  output means that you can charge two devices at fast speeds at once
  • Worldwide 110-240 volt AC input support, excellent for travel
  • Foldable Pins
  • Very reasonable Price
  • Good build quality
  • 24-month warranty

What we do not like

  • None

RAVPower 36-watt Dual Port USB Type C PD wall charger is our top pick among value for money USB-C PD wall chargers for smartphones. This wall charger comes with 2 charging ports, giving you the option to charge two phones or power banks at the same time from one wall socket.

The USB C PD port can output up to 29 watts of charging power, making it perfect for fast-charging the latest iPhones (iPhone Xs, Xs Max, X, 8, 8+) and charging Macbooks. The second port can output 12-watt, making it well-suited for charging smartphones.

All this is available in a quite compact 3 inch by 2 inch form factor which does not seem too bulky given the number of available ports. A 24-month warranty and an excellent price make the RAVPower 36-watt Dual Port USB Type C PD wall charger an excellent reasonably priced USB-C charger package for smartphones.

Best USB-C PD Wall Charger with 60-watt USB PD for Macbooks/laptops, phones

RAVpower 61-watt PD 3.0 dual port charger 

60-watt USB-C PD 3.0 charger for Macbooks
RAVpower 61W USB-C PD 3.0 Charger is compact in size with foldable plug

What we Like

  • Up to 61-watt/60-watt USB-C  PD 3.0 output port delivers excellent charging power for Macbook Pro, Air, and laptops. 60/61 watt USB Power Delivery charging delivers twice faster charging for laptops than the 30-watt offered by many other compact chargers
  • Fast charges all USB PD phones  – Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus, Pixels and Samsungs up to S10, S10+
  • Fast charges all latest 2019/2018 iPads at twice the speed of ipad chargers
  • Compact and light 2.4 inch x 2.4 inch design
  • USB PD 3.0 support is ahead of competing chargers
  • Folding Pins are nice for travel
  • Excellent pricing
  • Worldwide 110-240 volt and 50-60 hz AC input support, excellent for travel
  • Robust build

What we do not like

  • None

RAVpower 61W USB-C PD 3.0 Charger is our top pick among value for money USB-C PD capable compact chargers for Macbooks, laptops as well as smartphones. RAVpower 61W USB-C PD 3.0 Charger has two ports with the USB-C PD port capable of delivering a maximum of 61 watts of charging power – perfect for Macbook Pro, Macbook Air and many other USB-C supporting laptops such as Dell XPS 13, Lenovo Yoga 370/900 910, Zenbook 3 etc.

The other port is a regular USB port with up to 12-watt output – perfect for charging both iPhones/Android phones at same time at speeds of 12-watt/2.4 amp.

RAVpower 61W USB-C PD 3.0 Charger is a compact and light charger with a form factor of 2.4 inch x 2.4 inch x 1 inch and is well suited for travel thanks to its folding design. The excellent bild quality, PD 3.0 support,  pricing ad two ports is the reason why RAVpower 61W USB-C PD 3.0 Charger is our top pick.

Given its light, compact, and folding design and good build quality with an incredible 61-watt charging prowess, RAVpower 61W USB-C PD 3.0 Charger is easily one of the best deals in money 61-watt USB-C PD chargers in the market and our top compact USB-C PD power adaptor pick for Macbooks.

Best Multi-port USB-C Charger with 60-watt USB PD (Power Delivery) for Laptops & smartphones

Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger with 60 watt USB-C Power Delivery port

Best USB C PD 60-watt wall charger
Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger   delivers 60 watt USB-C PD charging  in a compact package with 3 extra regular USB  ports

What we Like

  • 60 watt USB-C with USB Power Delivery output for charging Macbooks & laptops (Dell XPS 13, Yoga 370/900 910, Zenbook 3 etc.) at maximum charging speed.
  • 72 watt total output power
  • 3 additional smart 2.4 amp fast charging USB ports (total 12 watt output)
  • Fast charges Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus.
  • Worldwide 110-240 volt 50-60 Hz AC input support, excellent for travel & replaces multiple wall chargers
  • Extremely reasonable Price
  • Does not get hot during use
  • No power draw when not in use
  • Solid build quality

What we do not like

  • No included USB-C cable

Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger with USB Power Delivery 2.0 is our top overall pick among USB-C PD chargers for laptops (and other USB PD devices). This wall charger comes with a 60-watt dedicated USB-C  port which supports USB PD 2.0. This allows you to charge Macbooks and a huge number of USB- compatible laptops at  a very fast charging speed of 60 watt (60 watt is also the maximum charging speed of stock Macbook Pro 2017 charger). Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger will also charge other USB-PD devices such a ssmartphones and Nintendo Switch at their maximum supported charging current as well.

The 3 regular fast charging USB ports allow you to charge more phones and deliver a combined output of 12 watt. This greatly increases the usability of the device and makes it possible to charge a laptop/Macbook, a powerbank and a phone simultaneously .

The Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger  is Thunderbolt 3.0 capable and can charge Macbooks laptops such as the 2016/2017 MacBook Pro, Dell XPS 13, Razer Blade Stealth etc. at a maximum charging power of 60 watt power.

All Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger  has a reasonably compact 3.6 inch x 2.4 inch x 1 inch form factor which is good given the number of ports on it.  The Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger  supports 110-240 volt & 50-60 Hz AC input, thus making it ideal for travel.

To top it all,  the price is extremely reasonable, thereby making it an extremely attractive package. For its 60 watt USB-C port, additional 3 USb ports, solid build, world wide AC input support  and  excellent price, Cable Matters 72W 4-Port USB-C Charger  is our top overall pick as the best USB-C PD charger for laptops & smartphones.

Tip: Even though some USB-C devices can be charged from the old USB wall chargers and power banks using USB to USB-C adapter cables, it is highly recommended to charge the USB-C devices from only USB-C PD chargers as PD chargers can negotiate charging current with the device and deliver the optimum supported charging current/voltage for the USB-C devices.

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