Best Car Chargers for iPad mini 5 iMore 2020

The iPad mini 5 has arrived. Even though this model has pretty respectable battery life, it's always a good idea to be prepared for those low battery situations. If you're planning on using your new tablet 24/7, you might want to consider grabbing one of these car chargers, so you're never out of juice! Of all the choices out there, these are the best suited to charging your mini iPad.

Trusted brand: Aukey USB-C PD car charger

Staff Fave

Aukey's 36W charger features one USB-C port and a USB-A port to charge your favorite devices, including current-generation iPhones and iPads.

$20 at Amazon

Inexpensive but not cheap: Verolink USB-C car charger

It may cost around $10, but the Verolink car charger is no slouch. It's made to be durable and features one USB-C port and a USB-A port for other devices. The LED indicator lets you know when things are charging correctly, and Verolink provides a 30-month warranty.

$11 at Amazon

Something different: Gembonics Car Charger

This super fast car charger includes a built-in 1 meter Lightning cable that's ideally suited for Apple devices. It provides 3.1 amps with 1.0A USB port plus the 2.1A Lightning connector for simultaneous charging.

$19 at Amazon

Compact design: Moshi 2 Port Car Charger

Simultaneously charge two devices with this 24W device from Moshi. The small plug has been designed to minimize cable protrusion when used in a console.

$25 at Moshi

Dual purpose: Scosche reVIVE II Dual USB Car Charger for iPad

Designed to save space, this car charger from Scosche includes a 2.1-Amp USB port for charging your iPad and a 1-Amp USB port for charging additional devices.

$11 at Amazon

Small footprint: Scosche ReVolt Car Charger

Here's another impressive Scosche product with universal compatibility. Offering two 12 W ports, the ReVolt features a LED backlight and low profile design made to sit flush with your vehicle's charging port.

Get juiced

Your iPad mini 5 will thank you for buying any of these handy car chargers. Our fave is the Aukey charger because it comes from a proven brand that's well known for quality and durability. This one also has that handy USB-C port that's becoming more important with every device upgrade.

For a budget-friendly option, check out the Verolink USB-C car charger, which also has a USB-C port but at a more affordable price point. This brand is not as well-known as Aukey, but with a near five-star customer rating, it seems to do its job well. Whatever you choose, each of these chargers will provide your tablet with the extra power you need when traveling by car.

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