Typhoon Ulysses officially made landfall in the evening of November 11, and households in affected areas are still suffering from heavy floods and power outages. For future emergencies, we put together a list of lightweight yet powerful portable charging devices that will come in handy during a brownout. These have enough power to fully charge even a laptop!
1. ROMOSS 40,000 mAh Power Bank (P849)
The Sense 8 30,000 mAh power bank comes in multiple versions: The regular model is priced at P849, while the Plus comes in at P899. With multiple charging ports, it supports lightning, USB Type-C, and micro USB inputs, and promises fast charging thanks to its Quick Charge 3.0.
2. Veger 20,000 mAh Type-C Power Bank (P1,899)
This power bank has both USB and Type-C charging, allowing you to simultaneously charge your mobile phone and laptop. The Type-C input makes it perfect for Apple users! It can reportedly fully charge a Macbook Pro 1.5 times, and an iPhone X up to 6 times.
3. Anker PowerCore 20,100 mAh Power Bank (P2,792)
Anker's portable power bank offers high-speed simultaneous charging for two devices, so you can charge your phone and someone else's at the same time. It works with older smartphone models too—it reportedly charges the iPhone 6 up to four times, and the Galaxy S6 2.5 times.
4. Yoobao 30,000 mAh Power Bank (P1,455)
This power bank is the size of a small notebook—it's extremely thin and lightweight, making it convenient to carry around during your commute. It comes in two colors (black and white), and with 3 USB ports you can charge your phone, tablet, and laptop at the same time.
5. Doca 26,800 mAh Power Bank (P1,700)
The Doca portable charging device has both USB and Type-C inputs, allowing you to charge a Macbook and smartphone simultaneously. It is comparable in size to a small tablet, making it easily transportable as well.
6. Techno Amp 40,000 mAh kit (P7,500)
With 4 different ports, you can charge multiple devices at the same time. The most expensive item on this list, the TechnoAmp Laptop Power Bank comes in a multifunction bag that includes its charger, 1 Magsafe2 Cable, 1 DC Cable, 1 USB Cable, an astonishing 28 different laptop connectors, and the necessary instruction manual. Take note: It does *not* include a Type-C cable!
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