Best portable battery packs for iPhone 2024: travel-ready power supplies

If you're looking for the best portable battery packs for iPhone, you will need to find the right one for you. Maybe you're looking for the highest amount of mAh possible, maybe you want it to charge magnetically, or maybe you want something that can be carried around super easily. That's where iMore comes in. We are here to sort through the huge range of portable battery packs and pick out a few for you to choose from. 

Our best choice right now is UGreen's 25,000mAh power bank, as it combines value with charge capacity but the ESR HaloLock has a really smart design for magnetically charging, and Apple's own battery looks the best out of the whole list. 

Here are the best portable battery packs for iPhone right now and what sets each of our choices apart from the other. 

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Picking the right portable battery pack for your iPhone

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A portable power bank is the best way to ensure your iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Pro, or any of the other best iPhones keeps going until the end of the day. There's nothing worse than being caught in a precarious position with a low battery. Luckily, there are many portable battery pack options to choose from, so you always have backup power on hand. 

UGreen's 145W power bank is our current top pick. It's a larger battery pack, but that's because its big charge capacity makes it so. That trade off allows you to fast charge an iPhone up to five times along with some power to spare for your other smaller devices like AirPods, while a fully-charged 25,000mAh max capacity is enough for a MacBook charge, too.

If you have an iPhone 12 or newer, you can take advantage of MagSafe charging with Apple's compact MagSafe Battery and leave the cables at home. The Apple MagSafe Battery is a nice compromise between power and portability. It's compact and super easy to use — no cables needed. Just pop it onto the back of your iPhone and go. If you don't have an iPhone with MagSafe capability but you do have wireless charging (iPhone 8 or newer), you can still use this charger, it just won't stick to the back.

Whether you're looking for something that's capable of charging both your iPhone and your MacBook, need versatility in your ports, or want a great MagSafe option, these are the best portable battery packs for iPhone. 

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Gerald Lynch is the Editor-in-Chief of iMore, keeping careful watch over the site's editorial output and commercial campaigns, ensuring iMore delivers the in-depth, accurate and timely Apple content its readership deservedly expects. You'll never see him without his iPad Pro, and he loves gaming sessions with his buddies via Apple Arcade on his iPhone 15 Pro, but don't expect him to play with you at home unless your Apple TV is hooked up to a 4K HDR screen and a 7.1 surround system. 

Living in London in the UK, Gerald was previously Editor of Gizmodo UK, and Executive Editor of TechRadar, and has covered international trade shows including Apple's WWDC, MWC, CES and IFA. If it has an acronym and an app, he's probably been there, on the front lines reporting on the latest tech innovations. Gerald is also a contributing tech pundit for BBC Radio and has written for various other publications, including T3 magazine, GamesRadar,, Real Homes, MacFormat, music bible DIY, Tech Digest, TopTenReviews,, Brandish, Kotaku, Shiny Shiny and Lifehacker. Gerald is also the author of 'Get Technology: Upgrade Your Future', published by Aurum Press, and also holds a Guinness world record on Tetris. For real.

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