Best-Selling Solar Chargers for Travellers
Travelling through tricky terrains without electricity ports could prove to be quite a bummer. But what if you could keep your devices juiced up with sunlight instead of hunting for an electric port on a deserted road? With a large chunk turning to travel and sustainability, solar chargers are more popular than ever.
As the name suggests, these chargers come fitted with small solar panels that are powered by sunlight. Just like the regular chargers, they sport one or more charging ports. The portable models usually have a foldable design, so that they can be squeezed into the backpacks without taking up much space.
If you are a traveller with a thing for nature trails, we recommend going for the chargers with rugged, waterproof designs. Also, if you are planning to charge multiple devices or will be off the power grid for long, go for the ones with more folds and charging ports.
We have listed below some of these from the best-selling categories. These chargers will easily fold into compact structures and unfold into power sources, as and when required.
Best-Selling Portable Solar Chargers
1. Anker Power Port Solar Charger
This portable solar charger by Anker makes for a popular choice among travellers. Designed to withstand the varsities of challenging terrains, it is made from industrial-strength polymer fabric. Its light weight adds to the brownie points. This compact device opens up with three panels and folds up to 11x6 inches. Further, it sports grommets for hanging it on backpacks. Its multi-layered panels come equipped with advanced technology for a faster charge and sport two USB charging ports.
anker power port solar charger (21w 2-port usb solar panel charger) for iphone 6 / 6 plus, ipad air 2 / mini 3, galaxy s6 / s6 edge- Black
2. Sun King Pro Solar Panel Solar Light with USB Mobile Charging
This multi-utility combo by Sun King makes for a smart and versatile pick on a budget. It comes with a solar lamp and a charging port, that'll keep you covered through your treks, hikes, unexpected power cuts, and camping expeditions. This combo illuminates the surroundings for up to 40 hours, with just a single charge. The lamp offers three different light modes and stands affirm on a stylish stand, which comes with a 360 degrees rotation feature. Further, it can withstand minor falls and water splashes.
Sun King Pro X Plus 5.80 Volts Solar Panel Solar Light with USB Mobile Charging, Yellow
3. BigBlue 21W Solar Charger
BigBlue's solar charger easily supersedes many popular alternatives in the market. It has been designed with a special focus on charging speed, portability, and multi-connectivity. It comes with four foldable panels with a rugged structure, that opens up to three feet. Made of waterproof polymers of industrial strength and equipped with durable grommets, it qualifies as a travel essential. It sports three USB ports (two 2.4 amp and one 1-amp port), easily charging multiple devices at once.
BigBlue 21W Solar Charger with Dual USB Ports(3.8A Max Total), Foldable Waterproof Outdoor Solar Panels Charger Compatible with iPhone Xs XS Max XR X 8 7 Plus, iPad, Samsung Galaxy S9 S8, LG etc.
4. Nekteck 20w solar charger
High conversion efficiency, ultra-thin design, and durability are the key features of this portable solar charger by Nekteck. Sporting a robust, rugged, and waterproof design- this charger rightly makes a popular choice among frequent travellers. Its bungee loops can be easily attached to backpacks or even trees, for that matter. It comes fitted with a smart charging chip that ensures high-speed charging via its two USB ports. It can charge both Android and ioS devices with equal efficiency. Unfold the device, expose it under sunlight, connect the desired devices and you are good to go.
5. Feelle Solar Charger 25000 mAh Power Bank
This portable power bank is popular for befriending consumers on long journeys, unwanted power cuts, and tricky terrains. It weighs just shy of 600 grams and can easily fit into backpacks. Its user-friendly design ensures that the power bank can be folded back into a neat package easily. Its in-built flashlight with three modes adds to the convenience. It sports two USB ports and unfolds into four panels with high conversion efficiencies. Further, it can charge the devices while getting charged itself- without any difficulty.
Feelle Solar Charger 25000 mAh Power Bank with 4 Solar Panels Outdoor Waterproof Solar Phone Chargers with Dual 2.1A USB Ports for Smartphone, Tablets and Camera
Things to consider before buying a solar charger
Power: Greater the wattage of the charger, the greater its charging speed.
Size: Small-sized and streamlined chargers are usually more travel-friendly.
Foldability: If you are a frequent traveller or prefer light packing, go for the travel-friendly foldable solar chargers.
Durability- Generally chargers with minimal flex points, rugged wring, and USB-resistant coatings are more durable.
Connectors: If you want to power multiple devices, go for a charger with multiple charging ports.
Best-Selling Solar Chargers for Travellers
|Best-Selling Solar Chargers for Travellers||Price in India|
|anker power port solar charger (21w 2-port usb solar panel charger) for iphone 6 / 6 plus, ipad air 2 / mini 3, galaxy s6 / s6 edge- Black||₹ 12,245|
|Sun King Pro X Plus 5.80 Volts Solar Panel Solar Light with USB Mobile Charging, Yellow||₹ 1,999|
|BigBlue 21W Solar Charger with Dual USB Ports(3.8A Max Total), Foldable Waterproof Outdoor Solar Panels Charger Compatible with iPhone Xs XS Max XR X 8 7 Plus, iPad, Samsung Galaxy S9 S8, LG etc.||₹ 8,017|
|Nekteck 20W Solar Charger with 2-Port USB Charger||₹ 8,049|
|Feelle Solar Charger 25000 mAh Power Bank with 4 Solar Panels Outdoor Waterproof Solar Phone Chargers with Dual 2.1A USB Ports for Smartphone, Tablets and Camera||₹ 14,384|
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