Best Fast Chargers for Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S9, Galaxy S8

Anker PowerPort III Nano and ZMI zPower USB-C and Dual USB-A

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The power adapter included with your Samsung Galaxy provides for fast charging. But it isn’t the most travel friendly design, given its size and fixed prongs. And it probably has a place it stays at your home or work. Luckily there are plenty of other chargers which will offer the same fast charging experience. Often in a small size and/or price. The best fast chargers for Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, or S8 can all fast charge them from 0-50% in 30 minutes. While being small enough to keep in your bag for commute or travel.

Looking to charge your Samsung Galaxy on the go? Check out Best Portable Chargers for Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, and S8.

Anker PowerPort III Nano and ZMI zPower USB-C & Dual USB-A for Samsung Galaxy S Series

Anker PowerPort III Nano and ZMI zPower USB-C & Dual USB-A for Samsung Galaxy S Series

Fast Charging Galaxy S10, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy S8

The Samsung Galaxy S10, S9, and S8 series phones can all fast charge using several different standards. Officially they support Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging (AFC). Which is like, and cross-compatible with, Quick Charge (QC). But they can also support USB Power Delivery (USB PD). Which unlike the other two is an open standard, available on most USB-C chargers.

Any of these fast charging standards will offer up to 15-18W to your Samsung Galaxy phone. Allowing for 0-50% charger in about 30 minutes. Most Samsung Galaxy S series phones include a Samsung AFC charger.

For new chargers you want to focus on USB PD. It offers future proofing for both your next Samsung phone and many other devices. As USB-C grows in popularity. And USB PD with it.

Learn more about USB Power Delivery, Samsung Adaptive Fast Charging, Quick Charge, and other fast charging standards.

USB-C Cable

If going with a USB PD charger you’ll need a USB-C to USB-C cable to connect it to your phone.

Most Quick Charge chargers operate using a USB-A port. In which case you’ll need a USB-C to USB-A cable.

Find a good selection of USB-C cables here. For either stick with USB 2.0 cables. They offer as fast a charge rate at a lower cost.


Best Fast Chargers for Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy S8

Small Size

These wall chargers are as small as they come. While still providing the fastest possible charge for your Samsung Galaxy.

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Anker PowerPort III Nano

Anker's newer 18W USB-C PD fast charger. Leveraging GaN technology, it is smaller and lighter than most similar chargers. But with its small design comes fixed prongs. So be mindful when tossing it in your bag.

  • Ports: USB-C
  • Output: 18W USB-C PD, PowerIQ 3.0 (Quick Charge compatible)
  • GaN tech
  • Size: 1.8 x 1.1 x 1.1 inches | 1.1 oz

Review of the Anker PowerPort III Nano

AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PD

Smaller than your Samsung Galaxy's power adapter. While offering as good of a fast charge. As well as a folding prongs and a low price.

  • Ports: USB-C
  • Output: 18W USB-C PD
  • Size: 1.4 x 1.4 x 1.3 in | 1.5 oz

Review of the AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PD

One Charger To Rule Them All

ZMI zPower Turbo 65W USB-C PD

If looking for one charger for several devices, including the Samsung Galaxy, this may be it. It offers enough output for a phone, tablet, or small to mid size laptop. And many other devices along the same size. All at a price like the small chargers listed above.

  • Ports: USB-C
  • Output: 65W USB-C PD
  • Size: 2 x 2 x 1.1 in | 3.4 oz
  • Includes USB-C to USB-C cable

Review of the ZMI zPower Turbo 65W USB-C PD

Charge Two Samsung Galaxies At Once

These are dual USB-C port chargers. Able to offer fast charging to two Samsung Galaxies at the same time. Great when traveling with someone else.

Anker PowerPort III Duo

A great dual phone charger for both two Samsung Galaxies. Or a Samsung Galaxy and an iPhone or Google Pixel. Anker's PowerIQ 3.0 tech supports fast charging for newer Apple, Samsung, Google, LG, and Motorola phones.

  • Ports: USB-C x2
  • Output: 18W USB-C PD each
  • Size: 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.1 in | 3.5 oz

AUKEY PA-D2 Focus Duo 36W Dual-Port PD

A multi-functional charger. Can keep up with a tablet or small laptop in single port mode. Or fast charge two Samsung Galaxies in dual port mode.

  • Ports: USB-C x2
  • Output:
    • Single Port: 30W USB-C PD
    • Dual Port: 18W USB-C PD each
  • Size: 2.5 x 2.3 x 1.1 in | 4.1 oz

Review of the AUKEY PA-D2 Focus Duo 36W Dual-Port PD

Future Proof

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ZMI zPower USB-C and Dual USB-A

The latest Samsung phones (Galaxy Note 10, S20) use newer tech for faster charging. Allowing them to reach 25W or 40W charge rates, compared to 15-18W with older models. This charger will support your current Samsung Galaxy. And allow for 25W charging with your next model.

  • Ports: USB-C, USB-A x2
  • Output:
    • 45W USB-C PD, 44W PPS
    • 18W Quick Charge 3.0 over USB-A
  • Size: 2.6 x 2.4 x 1.1 in | 5.0 oz
  • Includes USB-C to USB-C cable

Review of the ZMI zPower USB-C and Dual USB-A


Comparison of All Recommended Fast Chargers for Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S9, and Galaxy S8

 

Charger NoteOutputSizeWeightPrice
Anker PowerPort III NanoReview
(4.6)
Smallest18W USB-C PD

PowerIQ 3.0
(Quick Charge compatible)
1.8 x 1.1 x 1.1 in1.1 oz$15.29
AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PDReview
(4.8)
Compromise between size and folding prongs18W USB-C PD1.4 x 1.4 x 1.3 in1.5 oz$14.99
ZMI zPower Turbo 65W USB-C PDReview
(4.9)
Phone, tablet, or laptop65W USB-C PD2 x 2 x 1.1 in3.4 ozPrice not available
Anker PowerPort III DuoCharge two phones18W USB-C PD

18W USB-C PD

PowerIQ 3.0
(Quick Charge compatible)
2.5 x 2.4 x 1.1 in3.5 oz$27.99
AUKEY PA-D2 Focus Duo 36W Dual-Port PDReview
(4.8)
Charge two phones, or a tablet/small laptop30W USB-C PD - Single Port

18W USB-C PD - Dual Port
2.5 x 2.3 x 1.1 in4.1 oz$26.99
ZMI zPower USB-C and Dual USB-AReview
(4.6)
Fast charge your current and next Samsung Galaxy45W USB-C PD

44W PPS

18W Quick Charge 3.0 USB-A
2.6 x 2.4 x 1.1 in5.0 oz$22.99

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