Power Banks for the Nintendo Switch

USB-C Power Banks

ChargerSpeed RatingSafety RatingCapacityUSB-C OutputUSB-A OutputUSB-C InputUSB-C CableAlso Good ForNotes
AUKEY PB-Y12 10000 USB-CGood★★★☆☆10,000mAh5V/3A5V/2.1A5V/3ANonePhone, Tablet
AUKEY PB-Y16 10000 USB-CGood★★★☆☆10,000mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3ANonePhone, Tablet
eeco 10000 USB-CGood★★★☆☆10,000mAh5V/3A5V/3A & QC 3.05V/2ANonePhone, Tablet
RAVPower 10000 USB-CGood★★★☆☆10,000mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3ANonePhone, TabletDual input micro-USB and USB-C for faster recharge of power bank
Tronsmart Presto 10400 Type-CGood★★★☆☆10,400mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/3ANonePhone, Tablet
RAVPower 26800 USB-C PDGreat★★★☆☆26,800mAh5V/3A, 9V/2A, 15V/2A, 20V/1.5A5V/2.4A5V/3A, 9V/2A, 15V/2A, 20V/1.5AIncludedPhone, Tablet, 12" Laptop
ZMi QB820Superb★★★☆☆20,000mAh5V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2A5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2AIncludedPhone, Tablet, 15" LaptopUSB hub function for laptops
Anker PowerCore Speed 20000 PD w/PowerPort Speed 1 USB-CGreat★★★☆☆20,000mAh5V/3A, 9V/2.6A, 15V/1.6A5V/2A5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/2A, 20V/1.5AIncludedPhone, TabletIncludes Anker PowerPort Speed 1 USB-C Port wall charger
AUKEY PB-Y14 20000 USB-CGood★★★☆☆20,000mAh5V/3A5V/3A5V/3ANonePhone, TabletCan be recharged via Lightning connection (slower than USB-C)
iMuto 20100 USB-C PDSuperb★★★☆☆20,100mAh5V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25A5V/2.4A & QC 2.05V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/2.25ANonePhone, Tablet, 15" Laptop
RAVPower 20100 USB-C PDGreat★★★☆☆20,100mAh5V/3A, 9V/2A, 15V/2A, 20V/1.5A5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/3AIncludedPhone, Tablet, 12" Laptop
Anker PowerCore+ 20100 USB-CGood★★★☆☆20,100mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3AIncludedPhone, Tablet
Anker PowerCore+ 20100 USB-C w/PowerPort Speed 1 USB-CGood★★★☆☆20,100mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3AIncludedPhone, TabletIncludes Anker PowerPort Speed 1 USB-C Port wall charger
RAVPower 20100 USB-CGood★★★☆☆20,100mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3A & QC 3.0NonePhone, TabletNathan K approved
RAVPower 20100 USB-C w/USB ChargerGood★★★☆☆20,100mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/2ANonePhone, TabletIncludes USB-A charger with QC 3.0 support, which can fast charge power bank faster than USB-C
RAVPower Ace 22000 USB-CGood★★★☆☆22,000mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3ANonePhone, Tablet
AUKEY PB-Y7 26500 USB-C PDGreat★★★☆☆26,500mAh5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/2A, 15V/2A, 20V/1.5A5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/2A, 15V/2ANonePhone, Tablet, 12" Laptop
AUKEY PB-Y15 26500 USB-CGood★★★☆☆26,5000mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3ANonePhone, Tablet
Anker PowerCore+ 26800 PD w/PowerPort Speed 1 USB-CGreat★★★☆☆26,800mAh5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/2A, 20V/1.25A5V/3A5V/3A, 9V/3A, 15V/2A, 20V/1.25AIncludedPhone, Tablet, 12" LaptopIncludes Anker PowerPort Speed 1 USB-C Port wall charger
RAVPower 26800 USB-C Dual InputGood★★★☆☆26,8000mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A5V/3A + 5V/2A from micro-USBNonePhone, TabletCan recharge using USB-C and micro-USB ports simultaneously, reducing charge time by 33%.
AUKEY PB-Y3 30000 USB-CGood★★★☆☆30,000mAh5V/3A5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/3ANonePhone, Tablet
ChargeTech PLUG Travel Portable Power SupplyGood,
Superb using AC outlet
★★★☆☆42,000mAh5V/3A5V/1AN/ANoneAnything$350 and 2.2 lbs weight gives you enough power to recharge a Switch over 9 times. If USB-C port isn’t fast enough then use a Superb charger with one of the two AC wall outlets. Approved for use on planes.
ChargeTech PLUG Pro Portable Power SupplyGood,
Superb using AC outlet
★★★☆☆54,000mAh5V/3A5V/1AN/ANoneAnythingThis $400 version gives you enough power to recharge a Switch over 12 times. If USB-C port isn’t fast enough then use a Superb charger with one of the two AC wall outlets. This version cannot be brought onto a plane.

USB-A Power Banks

ChargerSpeed RatingSafety RatingCapacityUSB-A Outputmicro-USB InputAlso Good ForNotes
Jackery BoltGood Enough★★★★☆6,000mAh5V/2.4A (5V/1A on micro-USB)5V/2APhone, TabletBuilt-in Lightning and micro-USB cables. Can only charge one device at a time.
Anker PowerCore 10000Good Enough★★★★☆10,000mAh5V/2.4A5V/2APhone, Tablet
Anker PowerCore+ 10050Good Enough★★★★☆10,050mAh5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/2A & QC 3.0Phone, Tablet
AUKEY PB-N51 10000Good Enough★★★★☆10,000mAh5V/2.4A5V/2APhone, Tablet
AUKEY PB-T18 10000Good Enough★★★★☆10,000mAh5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/2APhone, Tablet
Tronsmart Presto 10000 Quick ChargeGood Enough★★★★☆10,000mAh5V/2.4A & QC 3.05V/2APhone, Tablet
Anker PowerCore II 20000Good Enough★★★★☆20,000mAh5V/2.4A5V/2A & QC 3.0Phone, Tablet
Anker PowerCore 20100Good Enough★★★★☆20,100mAh5V/2.4A5V/2APhone, Tablet
RAVPower 22000Good Enough★★★★☆22,000mAh5V/2.4A5V/2.4APhone, Tablet

Using Third Party Chargers

Capacity (mAh) = How much power the battery stores. As a general rule the more capacity the larger and heavier the power bank. The Nintendo Switch’s battery is 4310mAh.

  • 5,000mAh power bank will recharge Switch at least 1 time
  • 10,000mAh power bank will recharge Switch at least 2 times
  • 20,000mAh power bank will recharge Switch at least 4 times
  • 30,000mAh power bank will recharge Switch at least 6 times

QC 2.0 & 3.0 = Supports Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. Useful if your phone supports Quick Charge, otherwise disregard. Switch does not support Quick Charge.

12” Laptop = Small, low power laptop with USB-C port. MacBook 12”, Chromebook, etc.

15” Laptop = Regular (13-15”), high power laptop with USB-C port. MacBook Pro, Dell XPS, etc. Will also support 12” laptops.

Check your laptop’s power requirements before buying a charger for both it and the Switch.