Bezalel Prelude XR for $100: The clever X range from Bezalel includes two MagSafe power banks and a wireless charging plug. The XR, which I tested, has a 10,000-mAh capacity, while the smaller X ($80) makes do with 5,000 mAh. The XR is bulky, and the kickstand feels flimsy, but it offers more than enough power to fully charge an iPhone 14 Pro. Both power banks charge iPhones at 7.5 watts, and other Qi wireless phones at up to 15 watts, plus you can pop your AirPods on the other side to charge at 3 watts. They also have USB-C ports that can deliver 20 watts. The compact XS wall charger ($60) supports MagSafe and 27-watt wired charging.
Moft Snap Stand Power Set for $79: I like the soft faux leather finish, and this power bank is comfy in the hand and looks great, but the 3,400-mah capacity only added 41 percent to my iPhone 14 Pro. It comes with a magnetically attached folding stand and wallet, with perhaps enough room for a couple of cards or emergency cash. I like that it attaches separately so you can ditch the power bank when it’s dead but keep the stand; it just doesn’t offer enough power.
UAG Lucent Power Kickstand for $60: This MagSafe power bank has a curved design with a soft-touch coating and a tough metal kickstand. Unfortunately, the capacity is only 4,000 mAh, and yet it’s as big as some higher-capacity options—or even bigger. It added just shy of 60 percent to my iPhone 14 Pro, charging wirelessly at 7.5 watts. The USB-C goes up to 18 watts, but you can get better power and performance for the money.
OtterBox Wireless Power Bank for MagSafe for $72: This is a perfectly good MagSafe power bank, but it’s a bit expensive for the 5,000-mAh capacity and the magnets could be a little stronger. The USB-C port allows for 20-watt wired charging. OtterBox also offers a smaller, 3,000-mAh-capacity model.
Mophie Snap+ Juice Pack Mini for $50: This 5,000-mAh-capacity power bank works well, but it’s a little bigger than it should be. It works with MagSafe iPhones but comes with an optional attachment for non-MagSafe phones. Mophie’s Snap+ Powerstation Stand ($70) offers double the capacity and a kickstand, but it’s chunky.
RapidX Boosta for $40: Available in some bright colors, this MagSafe power bank delivers 5,000 mAh of power, and there’s an optional charging stand with a USB-C jack that you can slide it onto. This portable charger added a respectable 76 percent to my iPhone 14 Pro’s battery, but the wired USB-C charging is limited to 10 watts.
Ampere Jetpack for $50: It has the coolest name, but the only other thing that stands out about this 5,000-mAh power bank is the two ports on the bottom edge. It sports USB-C and Lightning ports, though there’s no cable included. The magnets are decent and strong, but it only managed to boost my iPhone 14 Pro battery by 64 percent.
HyperJuice Magnetic Wireless Battery Pack for $50: Yet another 5,000-mAh MagSafe power bank, the HyperJuice looks quite nice with four LEDs and a round power button on the back, but the USB-C port is limited to 12 watts, and it only managed to take my iPhone 14 Pro up to 71 percent.
Apple MagSafe Battery Pack for $94: Sleek and with a secure MagSafe grip, Apple’s power bank only charges at 5 watts, meaning it charges more slowly than the rest on this list, though you can bump it up to 15 watts by plugging in a Lightning cable. This slower charging means less heat, which might help battery longevity. Too bad it has a ridiculously low 2,920-mAh capacity and is unsurprisingly pricey.
Alogic Matrix Universal Magnetic Power Bank for $60: This lightweight, 5,000-mAh-capacity magnetic power bank has an awkward angular look, but that’s because it’s designed to slide into a 2-in-1 dock ($100), a 3-in-1 dock ($140), and a couple of car docks ($90), much like Anker’s 633 above. Unfortunately, one of the Alogic batteries I tested failed and refused to charge. The one that worked managed to add 74 percent to my iPhone 14 Pro’s battery.