Best Fast Chargers / Power Banks for LG G8 / LG V50 ThinQ

Most people are concerned with getting the flagship smartphones on the market, and it makes sense that’s the case. However, the other smartphones on the market that are not nearly as known also hold quite a lot of value. We already know that from the OnePlus smartphone, a phone that is half the price of these $1,000 flagships, and yet the performance of the phone is one of the best on the market.

One smartphone that is always underrated on the market, nearly every year is LG’s smartphones. This year, they’re releasing the LG G8 and the LG V50 ThinQ.

Both of these phones, once again, feature the best specs with the use of a Snapdragon 855 processor, OLED screen, larger batteries, and of course, fast charging.

With the use of even faster, and more powerful specs, and a larger battery, knowing what chargers to use with your LG G8 and LG V50 ThinQ are more important than ever. In this guide, we’re going to be covering the fast chargers that you should be using for the best charging speed.

Chargers in this Guide:

Anker PowerPort Speed 2 Wall Charger

PowerPort Speed 2 Quick Charge USB Wall Charger

When you buy a new smartphone, it almost always comes with a single port fast wall charger. Except for Apple’s iPhones, which still comes with a 1-port slow 5W charger.

Anyways, that’s the case for LG’s smartphones, as the LG G8 and the LG V50 ThinQ come with a single port Quick Charge wall charger.

A single port can be highly limiting though if you want to charge multiple devices at the same time. The above wall charger that we recommend getting is Anker’s PowerPort Speed 2 wall charger.

The charger features two Quick Charge ports, so you can fast charge two Quick Charge smartphones at the same time. You can still charge Non-Quick Charge compatible smartphones with this wall charger, too.

Pros for Anker PowerPort Speed 2 Quick Charge Wall Charger

  • Has two Quick Charge ports, so you’re able to fast charge two Quick Charge compatible smartphones at the same time
  • 39W max output
  • Has a light sensor that dims the LED power light

Cons for Anker PowerPort Speed 2 Quick Charge Wall Charger

  • Does not have a foldable plug
  • Does not come with any cables

Read Review for Anker PowerPort Speed 2 Wall Charger

Specs of the PowerPort Speed 2 Quick Charge USB Wall Charger:

  • Output:

Each Port: 3.6V-6.5V/3A | 6.5V-9V/2A, | 9V-12V/1.5A

Max Output: 39W

  • Input: 100-240V AC
  • LED Power Indicator: Single Blue LED Light with Light Sensor
  • Size: 4.5 x 4.3 x 1.2 inches
  • Weight: 6.4 Ounces

 

Anker PowerPort Speed 4 Wall Charger

Another Anker wall charger that we highly recommend is their PowerPort Speed 4 wall charger. The charger has a single Quick Charge port, so you can fast charge your LG G8 or LG V50 ThinQ.

At the same time, you can still charge another three devices, because the charger makes use of a total of four ports.

Even with its use of four ports, the wall charger is easy to be portable. That’s because it has a retractable AC adapter that makes it possible to fit the charger into a pocket.

There’s also a LED light that turns on above the ports once the wall charger is plugged in.

Pros for Anker PowerPort Speed 4 Quick Charge Wall Charger

  • Has four ports to charge four devices at the same time
  • Features a Quick Charge 3.0 port for fast charging
  • Has a high 43.5W max output
  • Foldable plug for better portability

Cons for Anker PowerPort Speed 4 Quick Charge Wall Charger

  • Does not come with any cables

Read Review for Anker PowerPort Speed 4 Wall Charger

Specs of the Anker PowerPort Speed 4 USB Wall Charger with Quick Charge 3.0:

  • Output:

Quick Charge Port: 3.6 – 6.5V/3.0A | 6.5 – 9V/2.0A | 9-12V/1.5A

USB Port: 5V/2.4A

Max Output: 43.5W or 8.7A

  • LED Power Indicator: Flat Blue Power Indicator
  • Size: 2.7 x 2.7 x 1.1 inches
  • Weight: 5 Ounces

 

Aukey 6-Port Desktop Charger with Two Quick Charge Ports

 

This Aukey desktop charger is one of the most reliable stationary chargers that you could own. The first main reason being is that you’re able to charge six devices at the same time with it. The other reason is that this Aukey charger has two Quick Charge 3.0 ports, so you’re able to fast charge two Android Quick Charge compatible Android smartphones at the same time. Also, each of the standard ports has a 12W charging speed, which isn’t Quick Charge but it’s still quite fast for a Non-Quick Charge port/

Overall, the charger has a 60W max output, so even if you’re fast charging two smartphones at the same time, there is plenty of power to go around when charging from the other four USB-A ports.

Pros for Aukey 6-Port Dual Quick Charge Desktop Charger

  • Can charge six devices at the same time
  • Features two Quick Charge 3.0 ports for fast charging two android smartphones at the same time
  • 60W max output that provides more power during charging when charging multiple devices at the same time
  • Has a power cord that makes it easier to place the charger where you want

Cons for Aukey 6-Port Dual Quick Charge Desktop Charger

  • Does not come with any cables

Read Review for Aukey 6-Port Dual Quick Charge Desktop Charger

Specs of the Aukey 6-Port USB Charging Station with Quick Charge 3.0

  • # of USB Port: 6
  • Output:  

Standard Port Speed: 5V/2.4A

Quick Charge Speed: 5V-6V/3A, 6V-9V/2A, 9V-12V/1.5A

Max Output: 60W

  • Input: 100-240V
  • LED Power Indicators: Single Green LED Light
  • Size: 4.0 x 2.8 x 1 inches
  • Weight: 7.3 Ounces

 

RAVPower 2-Port USB-C Power Delivery Quick Charge Wall Charger

One other wall charger that’s a little new from the brand, RAVPower, is this 2-port Power Delivery Quick Charge wall charger.

The charger has a USB-C Power Delivery port with an 18W charging speed. With the use of a USB-C to USB-C cable, the USB-C port on this charger can fast charge your LG G8 or V50 ThinQ.

At the same time, you still have the available option to use the Quick Charge port, too, to also fast charge your LG smartphone.

One other benefit of getting this wall charger is its small form factor. The charger has a length and width of 1.9 inches. The thickness of the charger is 1.2 inches. With its use of a retractable AC adapter, the charger becomes a cube that you can easily take anywhere.

It also makes use of a LED power indicator once the wall charger is plugged in.

Pros for RAVPower 18W PD Quick Charge Wall Charger

  • Has a Quick Charge 3.0 port and an 18W Power Delivery port
  • Foldable plug that makes portability easier

Cons for RAVPower 18W PD Quick Charge Wall Charger

  • Does not come with cables

Read Review for RAVPower 2-Port USB-C Power Delivery Quick Charge Wall Charger

Specs of the RAVPower 2-Port USB-C Power Delivery Wall Charger with Quick Charge:

  • Output:

USB-C Power Delivery Port: 5V/3A | 9V/2A | 12V/1.5A Max (18W Max)

iPhone Fast Wireless Charging: 5V/3A | 9V/2A | 12V/1.5A Max (18W Max)

When Using Both Ports at the same time: 15W Max Output

  • Input: 100-240V ~ 50/60Hz 0.5A
  • LED Power Indicator: Blue Power Indicator
  • Size: 1.9 x 1.9 x 1.1 inches
  • Weight: 2.4 Ounces

 

RAVPower 20,100mAh USB-C Power Bank

Since the LG G8 and the V50 have large batteries and use a lot of power, having the ability to charge their batteries to full power multiple times is what RAVPower portable charger features. It has a 20,100mAh power capacity, so you’re able to charge the G8 and the V50 to their full power about four times with this power bank without having to recharge it. It can also be useful for charging other devices to full power at the same time.

Speaking of charging devices at the same time, you’re able to charge three devices at the same with this power bank. This power bank has two USB-A ports, with one Quick Charge port, a standard USB-A port, and a 15W USB-C port. You also have two input ports, with one Micro-USB input port, and the USB-C port can also be used to recharge the power bank.

Pros for RAVPower 20,100mAh USB-C Power Bank

  • Has a high 20,100mAh power capacity that can charge smartphones to full power multiple times
  • Has three ports to charge three devices at the same time
  • Features Quick Charge and a 15W USB-C port for fast charging
  • Two input ports
  • Comes with two Micro-USB cables and a Micro-USB to USB-C adapter

Cons for RAVPower 20,100mAh USB-C Power Bank

  • Does not come with a wall charger to recharge the power bank

Read Review for RAVPower 20100 USB-C Quick Charge Power Bank

Specs of the RAVPower 20,100mAh Power Bank with Quick Charge 3.0:

  • Power Capacity: 20,100mAh
  • Output:  

iSmart Port: 5V/2.4A

Quick Charge port: 5V/2.4A | 6.5V-9V/1.5A | 9V-12V/1.2A

USB-C: 5V/3.0A

  • Input:

5V/2.0A Via Micro-USB Input

5V/3.0A Via USB-C Input

  • LED Power Indicators: 4 LED Dotted Power Capacity Indicators
  • Size: 6.8 x 3.1 x 0.8 inches
  • Weight: 13 Ounces

 

 

Tronsmart Presto 10,400mAh Power Bank with Quick Charge

 

Portable chargers that make use of Quick Charge, are among the most useful chargers that you can use to charge your LG smartphone. As you can fast charge your smartphone while you’re on the move.

This Quick Charge power bank that we want to recommend is Tronsmart’s Presto power bank. This charger has a 10,400mAh power capacity.

With the LG G8’s 3,500mAh battery and the LG V50 ThinQ’s 4,000mAh battery, this Tronsmart power bank can charge either of the two phones to full power nearly two times. With these larger battery sizes, you can fair one, however, a 10,000mAh power bank isn’t quite enough for two full charges.

Charging from this power bank is great. As the charger features a Quick Charge port, and also a USB-C port. The USB-C port can also be used as an output with a USB-C to USB-C cable, but the USB-C port has a 15W charging speed.

So it’s better to use the Quick Charge port for fast charging your LG smartphone.

Read Review for Tronsmart Presto USB-C 10,400mAh Power Bank

Specs of the Tronsmart Presto 10,400mAh Power Bank:

  • Power Capacity: 10,400mAh
  • Output:

Quick Charge 3.0 Port: 5-6.5V/3.0A | 6.5V-9V/2A | 9V-12V/1.5A

USB-C Charging Port: 5V/3.0A

  • Input: 5V/3.0A
  • LED Power Indicators: 4 LED Indicators
  • Size: 6.5 x 3.4 x 1.1 inches
  • Weight: 10.4 Ounces
  • Comes with 30cm USB-C to USB-A cable

 

EasyAcc MegaCharge 20,000mAh Quick Charge USB-C Power Bank

On the higher capacity and more charging ports level, this is EasyAcc’s MegaCharge power bank.

The charger has a 20,000mAh power capacity, which is a good capacity for modern smartphones, as you can charge your LG phone and other devices to full power multiple times.

There are a total of four charging ports on this power bank. One is a Quick Charge port, two are standard ports that have a 3 Amp charging speed, and the fourth is a USB-C port.

Since the USB-C port does not feature Power Delivery it’s best to use the Quick Charge port to fast charge your Quick Charge smartphone.

One thing to seal the deal with getting this power bank is the recharging. There are two recharging ports.

One is a USB-C port, and the other is a Micro-USB input port. The USB-C input has a 3A input, and the Micro-USB input has a 2A speed.

You can use both of the input ports at the same time, and that will result in a 5A total recharging rate, that can recharge the power bank within only 3 hours.

Pros for EasyAcc MegaCharge D20 20,000mAh Power Bank

  • Has four ports, so you’re able to charge four devices at the same time
  • Features a Quick Charge  and USB-C port for fast charging speed
  • Has two input ports, a Micro-USB and USB-C input port that can be used at the same time to recharge the power bank faster
  • Comes with a Micro-USB and USB-C cable

Cons for EasyAcc MegaCharge D20 20,000mAh Power Bank

  • Does not come with a wall charger

Read Review for EasyAcc MegaCharge D20 20,000mAh Power Bank Doubin 5A Input

Specs of the EasyAcc MegaCharge D20 20,000mAh Power Bank Doubin 5A Input:

  • Power Capacity: 20,000mAh
  • Output:

Quick Charge Port: 18W and also standard 5V/3.0A charging rate for Non-Compatible Quick Charge devices

Standard USB-A Ports: 5V/3.0A

USB-C Port: 5V/3.0A

Max Output: 33W (6.6A)

  • Input:

Micro-USB Input: 5V/2.0A

USB-C Input: 5V/3.0A

Max Input: 5A

  • LED Power Indicator: 4 White LED Power Capacity Indicators
  • Size: 5.9 x 2.9 x 0.9 inches
  • Weight: 13 Ounces

 

Type of Power BankPower Bank CapacityLG V50 ThinQ BatteryLeft Over Capacity of Power Bank after One Charge

# of Full Charges for the LG V50 ThinQ
RAVPower USB-C Power Bank20,100mAh4,000mAh16,100mAh Left Over Capacity

5.0 Full Charges
Tronsmart Mini Power Bank10,400mAh4,000mAh6,400mAh Left Over Capacity

2.6 Full Charges
EasyAcc MegaCharge D20 Power Bank20,000mAh4,000mAh16,000mAh Left Over Capacity

5.0 Full Charges

RAVPower 4-Port Car Charger with Quick Charge 3.0

RAVPower 4-Port Car Charger with Quick Charge

Car chargers with either one or two ports are quite common, and they’re useful, but for those times when you need more ports, this RAVPower car charger is a lot more useful. This car charger has four ports, so you’re able to charge four devices at the same time while you’re driving. To add to that, the charger also has a single Quick Charge 3.0 port, so you’re able to fast charge your smartphone while charging another three devices at the same time. To add to the four ports, the max output of this charger is 54W, so you’re able to use the max power of all the ports at the same time

Not charging related is the build quality of this charger, as its made of Aluminum, with many car chargers being made of plastic, this one has a better build to it.

Pros for RAVPower 4-Port Car Charger with Quick Charge

  • Can charge four devices at the same time while you’re driving
  • Has a Quick Charge port for fast charging an Android smartphone
  • 54W max output, so you’re able to use all the ports at their max power at the same time
  • Made of Aluminum, so it offers better build quality
  • Comes with a Micro-USB cable

Cons for RAVPower 4-Port Car Charger with Quick Charge

  • None

Read Review for RAVPower 4-Port Quick Charge Car Charger

Specs of the RAVPower 4-Port Car Charger with Quick Charge:

  • Output:

Standard USB-A Ports: 5V/2.4A

Quick Charge Port: 5V/3A | 9V/2A | 12V/2A

Max Output: 54W

  • Input: 12-24V
  • LED Power Indicator: Single Blue Power Indicator
  • Size: 2.8 x 1.8 x 1.8 inches
  • Weight: 1.9 Ounces

 

Anker PowerDrive Speed 2 Car Charger

Anker PowerDrive Speed 2

On the more minimal side, there’s the Anker PowerDrive Speed 2 car charger. The charger has two Quick Charge ports, so you’re able to fast charge two smartphones at the same time. This is because the charger has a 39W max output that allows you to use the two ports at their max power at the same time. There is also an LED power light that comes from within the car charger that makes it easier to see the car charger during the night.

Pros for Anker PowerDrive Speed 2 Car Charger

  • Has two Quick Charge ports
  • 39W max output, so you’re able to use the two ports at their max power at the same time

Cons for Anker PowerDrive Speed 2 Car Charger

  • Does not come with any cables

Read Review for Anker PowerDrive Speed 2 Car Charger

Specs of the Anker PowerDrive Speed 2 Car Charger:

  • # Of Ports: 2
  • Output:

Quick Charge 3.0 – 2.0: 5-9-12V/3.0A    5V/2.4A     9V/1.5A

Standard PowerIQ: 5V/2.4A

  • LED Power Indicators: Each Port has a Low Blue Light
  • Size: 2.6 x 1.4 x 1.4 inches
  • Weight: 1.8 Ounces

 

Tronsmart Car Charger with Quick Charge and Built-in USB-C Cable

Tronsmart 33W Car Charger with Built-in USB-C Charging Cable and Quick Charge Port

Using Quick Charge while driving is one of the best ways to make use of the fast charging tech. That’s when you’re not using your smartphone, that’s when Quick Charge is at its fastest.

This car charger from Tronsmart features a built-in USB-C cable that already features Quick Charge. The other big plus is that there’s also a Quick Charge port with this car charger, too.

So you’ll always be able to use this car charger to fast charge your LG smartphone with its use of a built-in USB-C cable. You’ll also be able to fast charge another Quick Charge smartphone, too.

Pros for Tronsmart Car Charger with Built-in USB-C Cable

  • Has a built-in USB-C cable that ensures that you’re always able to use this car charger
  • The built-in cable and USB-A port features Quick Charge 3.0

Cons for Tronsmart Car Charger with Built-in USB-C Cable

  • Does not come with an additional cable to use with the USB-A port

Specs of the Tronsmart Car Charger with Built-in USB-C Charging Cable and Quick Charge:

  • Output:

USB-C Built-in Charging Cable: 3.6-6.5V/3A | 6.5-9V/2A | 9-12V/1.5A

USB-A Port: 3.6-6.5V/3A | 6.5-9V/2A | 9-12V/1.5A – 5V.2.4A for Standard Devices

Max Output: 33W

  • Input: DC 12-24V
  • LED Power Indicator: None
  • Size: 2.76 x 0.94 x 1.26 inches
  • Weight: 0.8 Ounces

 

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