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Portable magnetic wireless charging banks are at the forefront of vital accessories for smartphones these days and offer that additional boost of battery power when needed regardless of your smartphone's internal battery capacity.

The two biggest rivals are the MagSafe battery pack from Apple, as well as the Anker Magnetic Wireless 5K, so how do these two compare?

Apple MagSafe Battery Pack


  • Apple design
  • No power button, snap on and it charges
  • iOS integration
  • Supports pass-through charging


  • High price at $99
  • White is the only colour
  • Lightning cable not included
  • Only 1,460mAh capacity

Anker Magnetic Battery Pack 5K


  • Over half the price of Apple's MagSafe battery at $46
  • 5,000mAh of power
  • MagSafe compatible


  • Its thickness doesn't make it pocket friendly
  • Doesn't support Lightning
  • Black is the only colour


Apple MagSafe Battery Pack

Price - $99

Colour - White

Finish - Plastic

USB-C - No

Lightning - Yes

Watts when used wirelessly - 5

Watts when used plugged in - 15

mAh - 1,460

Anker PowerCore Magnetic 5K

Price - $46

Colour - Black

Finish - Rubberized plastic

USB-C - Yes

Lightning - No

Watts when used wirelessly - 5

Watts when used plugged in - 10 through USB-C

mAh - 5,000

Take a look at the video below by the YouTube channel: Joshua Chang on the Apple Magsafe Battery Pack vs Anker Magnetic Wireless 5K...

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