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Heavy-Duty Power Banks to Charge Your Gadgets With During Emergencies

In case of a power outage.

Photography: (L to R) Yoobao, Hi-Batt

As Typhoon Ulysses officially made landfall in Luzon on the night of November 11, households in affected areas quickly experienced a power outage, with some having no electricity the entire day after. If your home was affected by it, you're probably planning to take measures in order to be better prepared should another storm arrive. To help you out, we round up some heavy-duty power banks to keep handy in case of a power failure. These charging stations are strong enough to charge even your laptops—just in case you need to work from home in the middle of a disaster.

Yoobao 26400mAh Power Station


This Yoobao Power Bank has a battery capacity of 26,400 mAh and comes with several USB ports as well as an electrical socket, so you can charge or power multiple devices at once including phones, laptops, tablets, gaming consoles, Wi-Fi routers, and more. Plus, the compact size allows you to carry it all over the house or bring it on trips out of town.


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Promate 120 Powerstation



The Promate 120 Powerstation isn't the kind of charging device you'll be able to toss in your purse, but you might want to have it handy at home because it has a 38,900 mAh battery that you can use to charge your mobile devices and laptops. You can even use it to power an electric fan or Wi-Fi router.

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Hi-Batt 27,000mAh Power Bank With AC Outlet


The Hi-Batt Power Bank has 27,000 mAh of battery power that allows you to charge laptops, smartphones, tablets, cameras, drones, and more. It has multilple charging ports including two USB ports, a USB-C port, a 12V output, and an AC outlet, so everyone in your household can power their devices at once.


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