Whether you’re camping, rock climbing, hiking, biking, or fishing, a good power bank that keeps your devices powered up is a good investment. Solar power banks are growing in popularity as more people go outdoors and need their devices to be powered up.
Solar power banks are designed to be charged by mini solar panels attached to the power bank. However, this is only given as an option for emergency scenarios as solar charging is extremely slow. Most solar power banks support dual charge mode; one via wall sock and another using the sun. Most vendors advise you to charge the power bank through a wall power source, which is much faster. Solar power banks range from as low as $ 20 to $ 45 depending on specifications.
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So let’s dive into some of the best solar power banks you can buy right now. Briefly;
BEARTWO 10000mAh Solar Power Bank
This Beartwo 10,000mAh solar power bank balances design, ease of use, and pricing quite well. You can take it out for hiking, fishing, biking or camping. Although it can be charged through the use of the sun, the seller advises that you charge it at home using electricity and only use the sun in an emergency. This is because it charges very slowly with the sun due to the size of the solar panels. Otherwise, this solar battery is rugged enough for outdoor use, has two output ports, and is IP67 waterproof. It’s just $ 19.98 on amazon.com.
SOARAISE 26800mAh solar power bank
Are you looking for a large capacity solar power bank, then the soaring 26800mAh power bank is a good option. This power bank is rugged enough for the outdoors and is designed with a 1.9W panel on one side. He has two 10W USB-A outputs ports and a 15W USB-C bidirectional port to charge it as well as to charge USB-C devices. It has 60 bright LED LEDs with SOS-strobe modes. It’s $ 36.99 on amazon.com.
Hiluckey 26800mAh wireless solar charger, Riapow 26800mAh solar power bank, aonidi 26800mAh solar power bank at the same price of $ 37 are other cool solar batteries with the same capacity and price, but with a additional 5W wireless charging.
YOESOID 20000mAh solar charger
This solar battery comes with a 1.5W solar panel on one side, two USB-A ports with a maximum output power of 10W and a micro-USB port for charging. You also get two LED lights with SOS functionality, which is great for emergency situations. It is IP65 waterproof and dustproof. You can charge it with both wall power and the sun, but note that charging it with the sun takes a considerable amount of time. It’s $ 22.99 on Amazon.
You can get a larger capacity power bank for an additional $ 6. the GoerTek is a 25,000mAh solar power bank with 36 LEDs, 3 output ports for $ 28.89.
Blavor 10,000mAh Wireless Solar Power Bank
This solar power bank also supports Qi wireless charging. It is equipped with two USB-A output ports and two-way USB-C charging, two flashlights for the night and a compass kit. It is well constructed and sturdy with rubber protectors on the corners to make it impact resistant. It is IPX5 waterproof and dustproof. This power bank is Qi certified so that you can also wirelessly charge compatible devices such as smart watches, headphones, smartphones. It is highly rated and costs $ 28.99 on Amazon. Anker, a more premium brand for mobile charging, will get you an extra $ 10 with their Anker PowerCore Solar 10000mAh dual port solar power bank.
If you are looking for a higher capacity version of this power bank, you can top up an additional $ 20. You’ll get 2 additional output ports, a 20,000mAh battery, up to 10W wireless charging, and QC 3.0 fast charging for $ 48.99.
Solar charger IEsafy 26800mAh
This solar battery comes with 4 foldable solar panels providing up to four times faster charging speed. It has two 10W USB-A output ports, is IP65 waterproof, has LED flashlights with SOS mode, and comes with a portable compass kit. It takes about 6 hours to charge this power bank from 1 to 4th flashing bar with the solar panels, which is not fast but enough. This solar power bank costs $ 40.99 on Amazon.
Another foldable power bank capable of four solar panels is the 25000mAh Tranmix power bank at $ 39.99 or more premium ADD 25000mAh Portable Solar Power Bank Solar Charger at $ 45.99.
30,000mAh EGRD Wireless Solar Power Bank
This power bank is a power horse. It has a high capacity 30,000mAh battery, 1.5W solar panel, 4 USB-A output ports (15W on 3 USB-A ports and one QC 3.0), so that you can charge up to 4 devices simultaneously, a two-way USB-C power free port 18W and another additional Micro-USB charging port. It’s also Qi-compatible, so you can wirelessly charge compatible devices. You can up to four lightning modes, it is sturdy with a hook to attach to your backpack and drop resistant and has a waterproof backing. At $ 30.59 on Amazon, this monster solar power bank is reasonably priced.
Feeke 32800mAh Qi Wireless Solar Power Bank
This Feeke Solar Power Bank is a 32800mAh high capacity solar power bank with wireless charging support. It has a micro-USB input port (10W), two USB-A output ports (15W) and a bidirectional USB-C port (15W). It’s also Qi-compatible, so you can wirelessly charge compatible devices. This power bank looks and feels very sturdy. It is IP66 waterproof, dustproof and shockproof. It also comes with a 200 lumen flashlight with SOS mode that will come in handy in dark and emergency situations. This solar power bank costs $ 47.98 on Amazon.
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