There is no reason to pretend that our iPhones are not the most important tool we carry on us every day. We all experienced the fear of a dying battery because we forgot to charge our phone last night. An iPhone Emergency Charger will solve this issue once and for all.
iPhone Emergency Charger Buying Guide 2018
There is no need to switch onto low battery mode and pray that you will find a plug socket and a spare charger when you can just buy a Portable iPhone Charger.
There are so many kinds of iPhone Emergency Power Banks out there. We made an extensive research and tested the most popular emergency chargers and here are our results.
1. iPhone Emergency Car Charger
Car Chargers was the first portable powerbank even before the smartphone era. Extremely useful if you travel by car, when you camp or during a power outage.
All car portable chargers are cheap and work the same but don’t forget that an iPhone requires a compatible charger or an adapter.
Maybe the best feature of iPhone Emergency Car Chargers is the dual-USB option in many of them.
iPhone Emergency Car Charger Cons: You need a car
Our top 10 best Car iPhone Emergency Charger picks:
- E. T. Pocket Car Charger ($10)
- Anker PowerDrive Car Charger ($14)
- PowerBear Quick Charge 3.0 Car Charger ($15)
- iOttie RapidVolt Max USB Car Phone Charger ($20)
- Griffin PowerJolt SE with Lightning Connector ($20)
- Scosche ReVolt Dual Car Charger ($25)
- Anker Quick Charge 3.0 Dual USB Car Charger ($26)
- Belkin MIXIT Metallic Car Charger ($30)
- Incase High Speed Mini Car Charger ($30)
- Incipio Quick Charge 2.0 USB Car Charger ($35)
2. iPhone Backup Battery Charger
Ok, a car charger requires a car after all so, here is where iPhone Emergency Power Bank Chargers step in.
They are literally large batteries with ports for connecting iPhones and iPads.
Some of them are designed to charge a single iDevice and they are small and easy to carry. There are also bigger portable powerbanks that will let charge multiple iPad and iPhones simultaneously.
iPhone Emergency Power Bank cons:
- They lose charge over time
- They are susceptible to high temperatures
Our top iPhone Emergency Charger Power Bank picks for 2018:
- iQunix MiniPower ($16)
- Anker Astro Power Bank E1 6700mAh ($20)
- EasyAcc 20000mAh Power Bank ($36)
- Techlink 13600mAh Powerbank ($40)
- Mophie Power Reserve ($50)
- Nomad slim leather charging wallet ($120)
- JBL Charge 3 ($150)
3. Solar iPhone Emergency Charger
Our sun gives life to earth and iPhones.
A solar iPhone Emergency charger fully solves the dying battery problem. They are expensive but they will never stop charging your iPhone. Theoretically, you could never use a central power charger ever again.
iPhone Solar Charger Cons:
- Access to the sun
- Pocket-size solar chargers don’t work well
Unfortunately, I couldn’t find enough solar power banks to test, so here are the best from the independent.
4. Disposable iPhone Emergency Charger
I have made a huge research about One-time use iPhone Power Banks and you can skip to this post if you want to find out more about them.
5. Hand-Crank iPhone Emergency Charger
I remember hand-crank Racal Radios and flashlights from the army, so I wasn’t surprised with this product.
They way they work is quite simple. While you crank the energy is converting into a charge which is transferred to an internal battery or directly to your iPhone’s battery.
An iPhone Hand-Crank Charger will never stop working as long as you never stop cranking.
Hand-Crank iPhone Charger Cons:
- They don’t charge quickly. Maybe you will need 20 minutes of cranking to make a real phone call
- You are wasting too much time on cranking
Our best Hand-Crank iPhone Emergency Charger picks for 2018:
- Epica Emergency Charger ($22)
- K-Tor’s Pocket Socket 2 ($65)
- Eton’s BoostTurbine 2000 ($70)
- Eton’s FRX3 ($70)
- Powertraveller Crankmonkey Mobile Generator ($170)
6. Campfire iPhone Emergency Charger
An innovative Fire iPhone Charger that lets you charge your iDevice while cooking.
An iPhone Fire Charger is a simple tool that charges small electronic devices with fire. Great for campers but I can’t really see another way to use these products.
iPhone Emergency Fire Charger Cons:
- The need fire
- I really believe that this is a step too far
Our best Campfire iPhone Emergency Charger picks for 2018:
- Power Pot Portable Electric Generator ($150)
- BioLite CampStove ($185)
- BioLite BaseCamp Wood Burning Stove System ($395)
These were 6 types of iPhone Emergency Chargers. Which one is your favorite? Do you know another way to charge an iPhone? Leave a comment below and until next time, take care!