General work, such as sending emails, typing up documents, or light entertainment use like watching videos, is considered the norm when using a laptop. Most consumers don’t purchase a laptop to do power heavy work such as photo editing, gaming; however, there are specific laptops for those types of tasks, but they’re in a more niche category when it comes to laptops. Instead, many consumers look towards light productivity laptops, which is one of the main reasons why the Lenovo Chromebook C330 laptop has gained popularity.
If you already have the Chromebook C330 or are thinking of getting one, you likely already know that the Lenovo laptop is not very high-end, meaning it doesn’t have the greatest specs. The C330 uses 4GB of RAM, with a MediaTek MTK 8173C processor that manages to make up for the lower RAM usage. Simultaneously, the laptop uses a Hard Drive instead of an SSD, and with all these spec compromises, it’s no wonder why the C330 has such a low price.
One of the best specs for the C330 is USB-C Power Delivery charging. The use of USB-C charging enables you to have much better access to different types of chargers. Since the Chromebook C330 will be most useful for a student or someone who works on a laptop, using a reliable charger is a good idea; using the charging brick with the laptop may not be. In this guide, we’re covering chargers to use for the Chromebook C330.
RAVPower 65W USB-C Power Delivery Wall Charger
As convenient as USB-C charging is for the C330, what’s even better is that you can use, at minimum, a 30W Power Delivery charger to charge the laptop, while the charger that comes with the laptop is a 45W. The best part of the chargers in this guide is that they’re small and better for portability.
This RAVPower 65W charger has two USB-C Power Delivery ports. The charger’s max output is 65W; it features dynamic charging, meaning that if you’re charging two devices simultaneously, charging power is split between the two ports. In the case of charging the Chromebook C330, if you’re charging the Chromebook and charging a smartphone, more charging power will go to the laptop. This allows you to basically fast charge the C330 while fast charging a smartphone; that’s what we were able to do in our review for this RAVPower charger when it came to charging a Lenovo Flex 5.
If you’re charging only a single device, then you’re able to take advantage of the full 65W that this wall charger has to offer.
Not directly charging related, but in comparison to the charger that comes with the Chromebook C330, this RAVPower charger is tiny because it uses GaN tech. The wall charger even includes a USB-C to USB-C cable so you can start charging right out of the box.
|RAVPower PC145 65W Dual USB-C Power Delivery Wall Charger Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery (Both Ports)||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/3.25A 65W Max|
|Input||100-240V, 50/60Hz, 1.5A|
|Size||2.2 x 2.2 x 1.2 inches|
Baseus 65W USB-C Power Delivery Wall Charger with GaN
On having one more port, this Baseus wall charger has as much charging power as the previous RAVPower charger. As this one also has a 65W output, however, this one has two USB-C PD ports and a single USB-A Quick Charge 3.0 port; so if you’ve got a Quick Charge compatible Android smartphone, you’re in luck.
When it comes to charging your Chromebook C330, you’re always going to want to use the first port, as this is basically the power port. Charging your laptop alone with USB-C 1 will get you 65W, resulting in a max charging speed for the laptop. If you’re charging any other device while charging from USB-C 1, then charging for the first USB-C port will lower to 45W, still the charging max charging speed for the C330.
You can still receive a 45W USB-C Power Delivery charge rate while charging from USB-C 2, as USB-C 2 will output 18W, which can get you fast charging Android smartphones and iPhones. Charging three devices at the same time will get you 45W for USB-C 1 and 15W that is shared via USB-C 2 and the USB-A port. It’s a great charging system that always allows you to fast charge your Chromebook laptop no matter how many other devices you’re charging at the same time.
The charger’s size is also small, thanks to GaN tech, and in his case, the charger has a cube shape that makes it less likely to cover surrounding outlets.
|Baseus 65W GaN 3-Port Power Delivery Wall Charger Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port 1||3.3-11V/3A | 5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A 20V/3.25A (65W)|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port 2||3.3-11V/2.7A | 5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/2.5A | 15V/2A | 20V/1.5A (30W)|
|USB-A Quick Charge Port||18W|
|Size||2.9 x 1.4 x 1.2 inches|
Anker PowerPort 60W Premium Power Delivery Desktop Charger
If you want more ports to charge many devices simultaneously, this Anker PowerPort 5-port desktop charger is one of the best you can get for your Lenovo Chromebook C330. The charger has a single 30W USB-C Power Delivery port, with another four USB-A ports that share a 30W charging rate. The max output of this charger is 60W, so even if you’re charging from the PD port, you have plenty of power from the four USB-A ports that share 30W.
Along with charging more devices simultaneously, a desktop charger also enables you to have more freedom on where you can place the charger because it uses a power cord. This way, you can have your devices closer to you while they’re charging.
|Anker PowerPort 5 Speed Power Delivery Wall Charger Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port||5-9V/3.0A | 15V/2.0A | 20V/1.5A (30W)|
|Each USB-A Port||12W|
|Power Indicator||Blue LED Power Light|
|Size||4 x 3.1 x 1.1 inches|
Hyppr 100W Dual USB-C Dynamic GaN Power Delivery Wall Charger
Going back to wall chargers, there’s this Hyppr 100W GaN wall charger that features two USB-C Power Delivery ports. This is a mighty wall charger, and the best part is that it has dynamic charging. So if you’re only charging a single device, you’re able to use up to 100W of PD charging power for charging USB-C laptops, such as your Chromebook C330. However, with a 100W power output from using a single USB-C port, you’re basically getting a futureproof charger that you can use for other USB-C laptops you may get.
If you’re charging two devices simultaneously, then each of the USB-C ports can output 45W, still enough to fast charge your Chromebook and charge another laptop at the same time. The charger itself is tiny considering that it has a 100W max output, as you can fit it into your pocket if you fold the AC adapter inside.
|Hyppr 100W Dynamic GaN Dual Power Delivery Wall Charger Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery - Single Port||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/5A (100W)|
|USB-C Power Delivery - Two Ports||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/2.25A (45W Each Port)|
|Input||AC 100-240V 50 / 60Hz 2.5A Max|
|Power Indicator||Blue LED|
|Size||2.7 x 2.6 x 1.3 inches|
RAVPower 30,000mAh 90W USB-C Power Delivery Power Bank
Another benefit of owning a USB-C Power Delivery laptop is that you can charge it with a Power Delivery power bank; this enables you to charge your laptop no matter where you are. A power bank for Chromebook C330 should have enough charging power to charge the laptop; the charger should also have enough power capacity to charge the C330 to full power a single time or more.
This RAVPower charger has a ton of charging power and high power capacity. The power bank has a 90W USB-C Power Delivery port, higher than most other power banks on the market; with a 90W charging speed, you’re able to charge the C330 at max speed. A 90W charge rate may be more than what you’re looking for, but it also ensures that you’re able to use the power bank to charge future USB-C laptops that you may own that require more than 30W.
The other port is a Quick Charge 3.0 port, and if you’re charging two devices at the same time, then the USB-C PD port lowers down to a 65W charging speed, still more than enough for the Chromebook. You can start using the power bank right out of the box because it comes with a USB-C to USB-C cable, but you will have to provide your own PD wall charger to recharge it at its max speed.
This power bank also has a 30,000mAh power capacity, enough to charge the Chromebook to full power about two times. That means a lot considering that the Lenovo Chromebook C330 has a 45Wh battery, so you’re looking at many hours of usage. You may also use the 30,000mAh power capacity to charge another device such as smartphones to full power while charging your laptop.
|RAVPower 30,000mAh 90W Power Delivery Power Bank PB232 Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/4.5A, 90W Max|
|USB-A Quick Charge Port||5V/3A | 9V/2A | 12V/1.5A, 18W Max|
|Max Output when using Both Ports||PD 65W + iSmart 18W, Total 83W Max|
|USB-C (Input)||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/3A, 60W Max|
|Size||5.9 x 3.4 x 1 inches|
Excitrus 9,600mAh 45W USB-C Power Delivery Power Bank
On the other hand, you could go with a lower-capacity power bank that still has enough charging power to charge the C330 laptop. This Excitrus power bank is rare because it has a 9,600mAh power capacity and still uses a 45W USB-C Power Delivery charging speed. Most power banks with this much power capacity don’t use such a high PD charging rate and generally have an 18W PD port. So you can charge your Chromebook at its max charging speed with a smaller power bank that can fit into your pocket.
The 9,600mAh power capacity of this charger is limiting and may only charge the laptop to full power only a single time, or at least get close to charging it to full power. The charger also has a digital display that shows how much power capacity you have left to use.
|Excitrus 9,600mAh 45W Power Delivery Power Bank Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port||20V/2.25A | 15V/3A | 12V/3A | 9V/3A | 5V/3.0A (45W)|
|USB-A Quick Charge Port||3.6V-6.0V/3A | 6.0V-9.0V/2A | 9.0V-12.0V/1.5A (18W)|
|USB-A Standard Port||5V/2.1A (10.5W)|
|Max Output||USB-C Power Delivery Port Alone: 45W
When Charging Multiple Devices: 25W
|USB-C PD Input||20V/2.25A | 15V/3A | 12V/3A | 9V/3A | 5V/3.0A (45W)|
|Size||4.3 x 2.5 x 0.9 inches|
Nekteck 45W USB-C Power Delivery Car Charger
A car charter that we recommend a lot on this website is this Nekteck car charger. The charger has a 45W USB-C Power Delivery port and a standard USB-A port with a 12W charging speed. A 45W charging speed means that you can charge your Chromebook and basically most other USB-C laptops while you’re driving. This can be useful if you’re commuting to school or work and need to get your laptop charged up before getting there. Since the charger has a 57W max output, you can use the two ports’ max power at the same time and not lose charging speed.
The car charger comes with a USB-C to USB-C cable that you can use to start charging right out of the box.
|Nekteck 45W USB-C Power Delivery Car Charger Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port||5V/9V/12V/15V-3A | 20V-2.25A (45W)|
|Size||2.9 x 1.6 x 1.6 inches|