The Google Pixel was a big deal when it was released; after all, it was the first phone from Google, basically one of the best software companies in the world. Well, here were are now, years later, with Google Pixel 5, and things have improved drastically.
Pixel 5 has all the latest specs you expect, with the latest Snapdragon processor, 8GB of RAM, an OLED display, and a 90Hz refresh rate screen. The camera for Pixel 5 is still one of the best on the market, with great dynamic range in its photos, but as always, it’s not the camera itself; it’s the image processing that makes the Pixel 5’s cameras exceptional and shows what Google is capable of.
With all these specs, especially using the camera, and the 90Hz refresh rate, the Google Pixel 5 can run out of battery power rather quickly, even with its 4,080mAh battery. In this guide, we will cover chargers that you should use to charge the Google Pixel 5. The chargers that we’re recommending feature USB-C Power Delivery, as the Pixel is Power Delivery compatible so you’re able to fast charge your Pixel with the chargers in this guide.
VOLTME 35W Dual USB-C Power Delivery Charger
Charging your Google Pixel 5 is mainly about simplicity since the phone has an 18W fast charging speed, so most chargers in this guide are on the minimal side. So the first I’m recommending is this VOLTME 35W charger. This charger has two USB-C ports; you can use the full 35W when charging a single device.
Of course, 35W is enough for fast charging the Pixel 5 and some laptops. The better part is that even when charging your two devices at the same time, each of the ports output 18W. So you can still fast charge your Pixel 5 when charging two devices, and you may be able to fast charge another phone simultaneously.
Single-port PD chargers are helpful, but having only a single port on a charger can be limiting in case you have another device you want to charge.
|VOLTME 35W Dual USB-C PD Charger Specs|
|Single Port Charging||35W|
|Dual Port Charging||18W|
|Size||1.8 x 1.8 x 1.1 inches|
UGREEN 45W 2 Port USB-C Fast Charger
This UGREEN 45W charger is similar to the VOLTME 35W one because this UGREEN charger has a 45W max output and two USB-C ports. So, you get more charging power in this case, as you can use a total of 45W when charging a single device, and I can confirm that I could charge my Lenovo laptop when charging it alone in my review.
Dual charging makes the power split, with each port output of 20W and 25W. In my review, I found that the first device you plug in is the device that will receive 25W, while the second device you plug in will get 20W.
So when charging two devices, it does not matter when you plug in your Google Pixel 5 because it will fast charge from either of the ports.
|UGREEN Nexode 45W Power Delivery Wall Charger Specs|
|USB-C 1 | USB-C 2||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/2.25A, 45W Max. PPS: 3.3-11V/4.05A|
|Dual USB-C Charging||Dual Ports - C1+C2：PD25W+PD20W/ PD20W+PD25W|
|Input||100-240V ~ 50/60Hz 1.2A Max|
|Size||1.56 x 1.56 x1.94 inches|
NOVOO 67W USB-C PD Charger
This NOVOO charger is a great PD charger if you have a USB-C changeable laptop and want to fast charge your Pixel 5. The NOVOO charger has a 67W max output and a USB-C and USB-A port. Single port charging makes the USB-C port output 67W, while dual port charging has the USB-C port outputting 45W and the USB-A port output 18W.
Yes, this charger has enough power to fast charge the Pixel, but it can be useful as a universal mini PD charger for your phone, tablet, and laptop.
|NOVOO 67W GaN III Power Delivery Charger Specs|
|USB-A (Single Port Charging)||18W | 22W | 50W|
|USB-C (Single Port Charging)||67W|
|USB-C + USB-A||45W + 18W|
|Size||1.41 x 1.57 x 1.88 inches|
UGREEN 100W 4 Port Power Delivery Desktop Charger
If you’re searching for a universal charger for fast charging your Google Pixel 5 and more of a charging hub for your devices, this UGREEN 100W desktop charger will work well. Of course, this may be way overboard regarding power and cost, but it’s also the only charger you’ll need for a while.
You can use the full 100W if you’re charging a single device from USB-C 1 or USB-C 2, but that’s not what matters. In this case, what matters is that even when charging three devices simultaneously, you can fast charge your Pixel 5 using USB-C 3, which outputs 22.5W.
When charging four devices, I recommend charging your Pixel 5 from the USB-C 2 port, as the USB-C 3 and the USB-A ports output 10.5W. Also, since this is a desktop charger, it has a power cord, which makes it easier to place the charger where you want it.
|UGREEN 100W Nexode Power Delivery Desktop Charger Specs|
|USB-C 1 / USB-C 2 Output||5V/3.0A | 9V/3.0A | 12V/3.0A | 15V/3.0A | 20V/5.0A | 3.3-21V/5.0A (100W Max)|
|USB-C 3 Output||5V/3.0A | 9V/2.5A | 12V/1.87A | 3.3-5.9V/3.0A | 3.3-11V/2.0A (22.5W)|
|USB-A Output||5V?3.0A | 9V/2.0A | 10V/2.25A | 12V/1.5A (22.5W)|
|Total Power Output||100W|
|Size||3.3 × 3.3 × 1.5 inches|
iWalk LinkPod 4,800mAh USB-C Mini Power Bank
Regarding portable charging, the power bank you charge your Pixel 5 with doesn’t need to be one of those large, high-capacity, and high-power output ones. Instead, it’s best to go with a mini power bank such as this iWalk LinkPod 4,800mAh USB-C mini power bank.
This LinkPod power bank has a built-in USB-C connector that you can directly plug into your Pixel 5 to charge it, and to recharge the power bank; you can plug it directly into a wall charger. The power bank’s output is 18W, so you can fast charge your Pixel.
The capacity of the iWalk power bank is 4,800mAh, so getting your Pixel 5 to full power at least once may be possible, or it will at least get close to it.
|iWalk LinkPod USB-C Mini Power Power Bank Specs|
|USB-C PD Output||5V/2.4A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/1.5A (18W)|
|USB-C Input||5V/2.4A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/1.5A (18W)|
|Size||4.61 x 3.31 x 1.34 inches|
iWalk LinkPod 9,600mAh Built-in USB-C Cable Power Bank
Another iWalk power bank is this LinkPod 9,600mAh built-in USB-C cable power bank. This one is similar to the other iWalk power bank that I recommended because this one also has a built-in USB-C cable that has an 18W PD output that can fast charge the Pixel 5; the cable can also be plugged into a wall charger to recharge the power bank.
Also, since this power bank has a 9,600mAh battery, you can charge the Pixel 5 to full power at least once and still have spare capacity.
|iWALK LinkPod Y2 Power Bank Built-in USB-C Cable Specs|
|USB-C Cable Output||18W|
|USB-C Cable Input||18W|
|USB-C Input Port||18W|
|Size||3.7 X 1.2 X 2.2 inches|
Baseus 65W USB-C Fast Car Charger
One other charger I wanted to recommend is this Baseus 65W car charger. You can always fast charge your Google Pixel 5 from the USB-C port, whether charging one or two devices from the charger. That’s because single-port USB-C charging is 65W, and dual-port USB-C charging is 45W.
|Baseus 65W Dual USB-C Power Delivery Car Charger Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Output||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/3.25A (65W)|
|USB-A Output||4.5V/5A | 5V/4.5A | 5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/2.5A | 20V/1.5A (30W)|
|Dual Charging||USB-C PD Port: 65W |
USB-A Port: 18W
Max Output: 63W
|Size||5.24 x 2.91 x 1.57 inches|