The 10 Best External Batteries For Laptops

Updated January 02, 2019 by Daniel Goldstein

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We spent 27 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top choices for this wiki. Whether you live in a disaster-prone area, are a digital nomad working on the go, have to take notes during a long lecture, or have any other need to extend your laptop's run time, the portable chargers on our list will get the job done. With one of these external batteries, you’ll no longer have to strategically choose work or study locations based on their proximity to an AC power socket. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best external battery for laptops on Amazon.

10. Krisdonia Portable

9. Maxoak Powerbank

8. Jackery PowerBar 20800

7. MyCharge AdventureUltra

6. BatPower ProE 2

5. Crave PowerPack CRVPP101

4. BatPower EX15H

3. Voltaic Systems Arc 20

2. Anker Powercore+

1. Omni 20

Editor's Notes

January 01, 2019: We primarily went with models that excelled in efficiency and versatility rather than those with the largest battery capacity. There were one main reasons for this: the first being that the smaller, more efficient models tend to be airplane-friendly, whereas there is no way you'll be able to lug a monster battery past any major airline's security check. Though some of our options do have larger capacities, the smaller ones, such as our #1 and #3 pick, tend to have more useful or novel features, such as solar-charging capabilities.


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Last updated on January 02, 2019 by Daniel Goldstein

Daniel Goldstein is a good for nothin’ rabble-rouser sticking it to the Man, man. Or so he likes to believe. More accurately, he’s a relatively domesticated young writer who also identifies as a musician and a teacher.


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