Best Solar Charger [2019]

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With the ability to charge up to three devices at one time, the RAVPower 24-Watt Solar Charger is hard to bet against. Even though it doesn’t have a built-in battery, you won’t need it if there is a little bit of sun.


RAVPower Solar Charger

  • Built-In 10,000mAh Battery
  • Overcharging And Overcurrent Protection
  • Supplies Power To iPhone XR Up To 3.3 Times

With its small size, built-in battery, and the ability to charge multiple devices at one time, the RAVPower Solar Charger offers easily the best value on our list.

If you want power, then you want the SUAOKI 100-Watt Solar Charger. It cranks out a mind-blowing 100 watts of power to multiple devices from smartphones to laptops.

How We Picked

It’s 2019 and technology has evolved tremendously over the years. In the past, you had to have large, bulky batteries (think “D” batteries) to run anything – thank God we are past that! Now, we have batteries that last forever and barely take up any space. However, some devices still drain batteries extremely fast. Smartphones, portable speakers, portable lighting devices are just a few of the products we are thinking of.

Keeping these devices charged can be hard. They pull a ton of power and can leave you hanging in a matter of minutes. If only you had something to keep it powered up, even when you aren’t near a charging port/power outlet.

A solar charger doesn’t need a power outlet, just sunlight. You can use a solar charger at home, work, or on the road. When you want to keep your portable devices charged, this is the way to go. If you think ahead, you can keep all of your portable battery banks filled and then have a solar charger as a backup if you somehow manage to drain all of your extra battery banks.

Today, we are going to look at the best solar chargers currently on the market. We look beyond the marketing jargon to see what features actually matter. We’ll explain what we used for ranking each, what we like, and even try to answer the most commonly asked questions too. Our goal is to help you find the perfect solar charger for your needs.

iBose Solar Phone Charger

iBose Solar Phone Charger

Specs:

  • Built-In Battery: Yes
  • Charging Ports: 2
  • Weight: 13.4 Ounces

iBose has developed into a trustworthy brand in the electronics market. In the past, they were considered budget-only options, but now they have the reliability metrics that make them highly desirable.

iBose Solar Phone Charger and power bank

The first solar charger on our list is built for the smartphone/tablet user that needs a lot of extra juice when away from a power socket. It is extremely portable, with a multi-fold design that makes it perfect for hikers, bikers, and campers. When folded up, it is only 6.1” x 3.1” x 0.9” inches.

iBose Solar Phone Charger used for camping

When folded out, it has four solar panels and a built-in battery that stores a massive 10,000mAh; the battery bank can be removed if desired. Power output is capped at 3.5w but it managed by a built-in IC that will automatically detect the device you are using and regulate the power output accordingly (helps to prevent overcharging).