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Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD (18W) Power Bank

Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD is a very popular power bank offering simple design, ease of use, and great features at an affordable price.

Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD features a large internal battery, USB-A and USB-C charging ports, and can deliver high-speed 18W charging to smartphones, tablets, and other USB-charged devices.

Published: March 28, 2022.

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 Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD Features and Specifications

Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD power bank features physical dimensions of 6.2 x 2.9 x 0.8 inches (~15.8 x 7.4 x 2 cm) and it weighs 12.2 ounces (~345 grams).

Its main feature is a high-capacity, ultralight 20000 mAh (20Ah) lithium battery, USB-A and USB-C charging ports supporting Power Delivery and Qualcomm Quick Charge, allowing the unit to charge iPhone 11/12/12Mini/12 Pro/12Max Pro/XS/XS Max/XR, Android-based smartphones and tablets, and other USB charged devices.

For example, Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD can recharge:

- iPhone XS ~5.4x,

- Samsung S10 ~4.8x,

- iPad mini5 ~2.6x, etc.

Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD itself can be quickly recharged using an 18W Power Delivery wall charger and USB-C to C cable in ~6.8 hours or in 20.8 hours using a 10W wall charger and USB-A to C cable.

Note: USB-A to C cable and Power Delivery wall charger are not included and must be ordered separately.

When the unit arrives, the box contains Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD Power Bank, USB-C to C cable, travel pouch, and welcome guide.

Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD Power Bank comes with an 18-month limited warranty.


Long Story Short: Anker PowerCore Essential 20000 PD Power Bank is one of the most popular traveler's power banks - it is a light and compact unit with many very useful features like quick (18W) charging and recharging, USB-A and USB-C ports, support for Power Delivery and Qualcomm Quick Charge, etc.

Also, it comes at a very affordable price and supports a broad range of USB-charged devices.

Just be aware that charging using a standard wall USB charger may last up to 20-21 hours - purchasing a Power Delivery wall charger is highly recommended.

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