publishUpdated   Nov 10, 2020, 9:53 am

Whether you’re a NOMAD or just enjoy camping and being in the wilderness, a solar charger or portable power station can really make for a great weekend. Portable power stations can help keep larger groups happy while being recharged via solar panels. On the other hand, a solar-powered portable charger will help to keep your phones, tablets, and other smaller accessories charged from wherever you are.

For more amazing gift ideas, make sure you check our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide.

Best Portable Power Stations

When it comes to power in the wild, there’s really not much more you can ask for after checking out these portable power stations. From something that can be recharged in just an hour, to have the most amount of juice possible, there’s a power station that will be perfect for a long camping trip, or just to have some extra power in the event of an emergency.

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Jackery Explorer 500
This power station provides 518Wh of power, while offering up to seven outputs for your devices. That includes three USB-A ports, a 500W AC outlet and a 12V DC outlet.
Jackery Explorer 1000
With up to 1002Wh of power, the Explorer 1000 features three 100V outlets, along with two USB-C and two USB-A ports. There's even a convenient display to let you know how much power is being actively used, along with how much juice is left in the tank.
ECOFLOW Portable Power Station EFDELTA, UPS Power Supply 1260Wh Battery Pack with 6 1800W (3300W...
If you're looking for a portable power station with the most juice, it's tough to find something better thna the EFDELTA. This features a total of 1260Wh of capacity, while being able to be recharged from 0-80% in just an hour, and to 100% in a little more than an hour and a half.
Westinghouse iGen160s
Those who don't want to spend an arm and a leg on a portable power station will thoroughly enjoy the iGen160s. There are enough outlets and ports on the front for all of your devices, and you can grab a solar panel to keep the iGen160s charged.
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RAVPower Portable Power Station
RAVPower is better known for its smartphone accessories, but this portable power station is impressive in its own right. There's a 60W power delivery charging port onboard, along with dual 110V AC outlets.

Best Solar Chargers

There’s nothing more powerful than the power from the sun, and these power banks can all take advantage and harness that power. Keep your phones and tablets juiced up, then lay these chargers out and get them recharged quicker than you may realize.

BLAVOR Solar Power Bank
BLAVOR's Power Bank comes with a 10,000mAh capacity, and sports a built-in solar panel to get recharged. There's also a built-in compass to go along with dual flashlights on the end.
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FEELLE Solar Power Bank
This Power Bank from FEELLE is rather unique in the fact that there are four solar panels that are included. In addition to being recharged via the sun, this solar power bank can also charge your phone and tablet while itself is being charged.
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BigBlue Portable Solar Charger
Instead of sporting a design that you would be accustomed to, this portable solar charger from BigBlue looks more like a traditional solar panel. There are two USB-A ports, while also being waterproof, dustproof, and resistant to high temperatures.
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Yelomin Solar Power Bank
The Yelomin Solar Power Bank can recharge your phone for a couple of days with its 20,000mAh capacity. There are dual USB-A ports, two LED flashlights, and a built-in compass, making this the all-in-one solar charging solution you need.
Dizaul Solar Charger
It's not very often that a solar portable charger includes a USB-C port, but that's exactly what you'll find with this option from Dizaul. The capacity only comes in with 10,000mAh, but that should be more than sufficient for a couple of charges, and then use the power of the sun to recharge it.

Phandroid’s 2020 Holiday gift guide

While the list above highlights a few of our favorite gadgets of 2020, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of 250 products in 19 different categories to make it easy for you to find the best gifts for your family members, friends (or yourself) this holiday season. We’d also like to thank MediaTek for sponsoring the Chromebooks, Smart Home, and Smart Speakers & Displays sections of our 2020 Holiday Gift Guide.

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