Looking for the Best USB Mains Chargers? Phones and tablets charge faster and faster, but it’s rare that a plug capable of supporting these peak speeds is provided with the purchase of a new device. And, if so, many are still using their old, terribly slow 5W charger.
Also, know that the sluggishness of a charge is not inevitable because it is likely that your smartphone for example can be recharged much more quickly, you just lack the adequate charger.
In this article, we’ve rounded up the Best USB Mains Chargers, single or multi-port, for a quick boost of your phone/tablet.
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These, which can plug directly into a wall outlet, are extremely handy if you have multiple USB devices to charge at the same time.
This frees up power outlets and has an adapter for each mobile device.
The faster models feature the 18W Quick Charge 3.0 technology, but they’re only worth the effort if the low-battery device is compatible too.
Even if it isn’t, be aware that there are products that can deliver up to 12W of power, which is significantly faster than your 5W charger.
Note that USB wall outlets are not powerful enough for a laptop and some game consoles. For that, you will need a model compatible Quick Charge 4/4 + or Power Delivery, which can deliver up to 100W via USB-C.
Table of Contents
- 1 Best USB Mains Chargers to Buy in 2021
- 1.1 1. PowerPort III Nano 20W Charger – Fastest
- 1.2 2. Anker PowerPort Speed 5 PD – Best overall performance
- 1.3 3. Aukey – 6 USB 3.0 ports – 60W – With the most outputs
- 1.4 4. Syncwire Multiple USB Charger – Recommended for travel
- 1.5 5. Anker PowerPort 5 – Best USB Mains Chargers
- 1.6 6. AUKEY USB-C Power Delivery – The best single port
- 1.7 7. Anker PowerPort III Fusion 5K – The best hybrid charger
- 1.8 8. Anker Powerport PD + 4 65W – For flat charging
- 1.9 9. ESR 36W Wall Charger – For dual power at a low price
Best USB Mains Chargers to Buy in 2021
Finally, you don’t need to worry about how much power your mobile devices are taking because they will only take what they need.
1. PowerPort III Nano 20W Charger – Fastest
The PowerPort III Nano charger is specially designed to charge your iPhone. It has an output of 20 Watts which allows to provide a maximum and fast charge.
With it, fill up the battery of your iPhone XS, or later range, up to 3 times faster than with a 5 Watt charger. Thanks to the PowerPort III Nano, your smartphone will go from 0% to 100% in 30 minutes.
Also, it has the advantage of having a compact design, so it can be easily carried in your bag.
2. Anker PowerPort Speed 5 PD – Best overall performance
The Anker PowerPort Speed 5 PD is a multiport that makes things simple by focusing only on charging.
It has five USB outputs in total, including four USB-A and one USB-C, the latter is a Power Delivery port of up to 30W.
This is sufficient for USB-C laptops, like a MacBook, but some will require a higher input, so be sure to check your PC’s specs before purchasing.
The remaining four USB outputs share a maximum power of 30W and use IQ technology to find the best way to share that power, but each can operate independently up to 12W.
We love the PowerPort Speed’s simple black plastic design, with its rounded corners.
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3. Aukey – 6 USB 3.0 ports – 60W – With the most outputs
This Aukey wall charger offers six outputs to charge your USB devices: phones, tablets, and other small USB devices, but not laptops.
Unlike its competition, all six outputs are full-size USB-A outputs, although two are Quick Charge 3.0. The other four operate at a maximum power of 10.5W. Note that this device can go up to 60W.
Its design is not the most neat with its block design, with straight edges and square angles. However, we like its matte surface.
Its removable power cable can be short for some depending on where you place it. Still, it’s a very handy device to have around the house if you have multiple USB devices to charge.
4. Syncwire Multiple USB Charger – Recommended for travel
For travelers, there is nothing better than the Syncwire Multiple USB Home Charger. It has 4 ports and in the box is 3 adapters, one English, one European and one American.
This multi-port device eliminates the need for mobile users to carry separate adapters.
Note that this socket is incompatible with fast charging and the PD standard.
5. Anker PowerPort 5 – Best USB Mains Chargers
The PowerPort 5 has five USB outputs that share up to 40W. This means when used simultaneously, each will have an output of 8W.
Its design is a little more massive than that of the 60W, but this unadorned model, with a clean look, seduces by its price.
6. AUKEY USB-C Power Delivery – The best single port
The Aukey 27W USB-C Wall Charger with Power Delivery is a single port adapter. It is sufficient to power a Nintendo Switch, some USB Type-C laptops, and it is more than satisfactory for smartphones and tablets.
It’s compact, and as you might expect, it has all the protection you need to tackle overheating short circuits, and more.
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7. Anker PowerPort III Fusion 5K – The best hybrid charger
The charger Fusion 5K Anker is interesting not only because it has two USB devices, but also because it serves as an external battery 5000 mAh battery. It can even be used for connected watches and headphones (charging cases).
It has an 18W USB-C PD port and another 12W USB-A, which is convenient for charging 2 devices at a time.
8. Anker Powerport PD + 4 65W – For flat charging
With the 65W Anker Powerport PD +4 charger and Power IQ technology, charge your USB-C gadgets at high speed. It has a slim and elegant design that easily fits on your desk.
You can connect 4 devices at the same time which will share the energy equally. The USB-C output alone delivers an impressive 45W of power.
9. ESR 36W Wall Charger – For dual power at a low price
This ESR wall charger, with a maximum power of 36W, has 2 ports, one USB-A fast-charge 3.0 and the other USB-C Power Delivery 2.0. It is ideal if you need to re-energize your devices.
If these are not compatible, then the IC chip that it integrates will detect this characteristic and will adapt to it by delivering the adequate voltage. It’s a charger to take with you without any hassle.