USB-C is the most reliable innovation that has happened for portable devices in recent years. In the past, most laptops would use DC ports for charging, and the setback with that is you would have to carry around a charging brick if you wanted to be portable with your laptop. Now that most laptops use USB-C ports, you’ll find that USB-C chargers are a lot smaller and still able to deliver lots of charging power.
In this case, we’re covering chargers for Chromebooks as new models are now using USB-C for charging and connectivity; well, it’s not even just new models; older Chromebook models from just a few years ago are also making use of USB-C depending on what model you have. The great part of charging a Chromebook is that you don’t need an overly powerful Power Delivery USB-C charger actually to charge your laptop; most on the market are compatible. In this guide, we’re covering USB-C chargers that you can use to charge your Chromebook.
RAVPower 90W Dual USB-C Power Delivery GaN Wall Charger
When it comes to charging your Chromebook via a Power Delivery charger, you should aim for at least a 30W PD charger or higher. Most USB-C chargeable laptops cannot charge via an 18W port as it’s not enough power. However, in this guide, we’re going to go higher than 30W with most of the chargers that we’re recommending, and that’s to ensure that these chargers can charge your Chromebook and do it quickly.
The first charger we’re starting with is this RAVPower 90W GaN PD wall charger that uses two USB-C ports. The charger has a max output of 90W that you’re able to use if you’re charging a single device. As a result, you can charge your Chromebook at its max charging speed if that’s the only device you’re charging. You may also charge two Chromebooks with this RAVPower charger because when you’re charging two devices, each of the USB-C ports can output 45W; basically, the 90W max output is split when charging two devices simultaneously.
Included in the box is a USB-C to USB-C cable, so you can start charging your Chromebook as soon as you receive the charger.
|RAVPower PD Pioneer 90W Dual USB-C Power Delivery Wall Charger Specs|
|USB-C PD Port 1||18W | 30W | 45W | 60W | 61W | 87W | 90W|
|USB-C PD Port 2||18W | 30W | 45W | 60W | 61W | 87W | 90W|
|Laptop + Laptop Charging||45W - 45W|
|Laptop + Phone Charging||60W - 30W|
|Input||AC100-240V, 50/60Hz 2.5A|
|Power Indicator||Blue LED|
|Size||2.5 x 2.5 x 1.2 inches|
Aukey Omnia 65W Power Delivery Wall Charger
Another Dual USB-C Power Delivery wall charger, this one comes from Aukey. This charger is less powerful than the previous RAVPower charger that we mentioned. However, it does come at a bit of a lower price and still has great charging power.
The top port is the one that has features the 65W charging speed, and you’re able to use the 65W max output if you’re charging a single device with the wall charger. The bottom port outputs 18W, which is more useful for fast charging smartphones. When charging two devices, the top port lowers down 45W, which is still enough to fast charge most Chromebooks, and you can still fast-charge your smartphone with the bottom port.
|Aukey PA-B4 Omnia 65W Dual Power Delivery Wall Charger Specs|
|USB-C PD Port 1||5V/3A | 9V/3A | 12V/2.5A | 15V/3A | 20V/3.25A (65W)|
|USB-C PD Port 2||5V/3A | 9V/2A | 12V/1.5A (18W)|
|Using Both Ports at the Same Time||45W + 18W = 63W Total Output|
|Input||AC 100-240V; 50 / 60Hz 1.5A Max|
|Size||2.0 x 2.0 x 1.1|
Hyppr 100W USB-C Power Delivery Wall Charger
One of the most powerful PD wall chargers that you can find on the market is this Hyppr wall charger with a 100W power output, which is basically the limit that Power Delivery can go up to. You can use the full 100W of PD charging if you’re only charging a single device, and owning this Hyppr wall charger is a great way to futureproof for any other USB-C laptops and other devices that you may own in the future.
Just like the RAVPower wall charger that we recommended, if you’re charging two devices at the same time, then each port will output 45W. This wall charger does include a USB-C to USB-C cable.
|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|
Crave PowerPack 50,000mAh 60W Power Delivery Power Bank
USB-C charging brings a host of other chargers that you can use to charge your Chromebook, and it’s what makes it such an innovative way to charge your laptop. Power banks are one of the best ways to keep your laptop charged up as there are now many that use Power Delivery. This Crave PowerPack portable charger has one of the highest power capacities that you can find on a power bank with it using 50,000mAh. This is a ton of power that can keep your Chromebook charged up to a few days or even a week, depending on how much you’re using it.
The ports match the power capacity, as the power bank features two USB-C Power Delivery ports and two USB-A Quick Charge 3.0 ports. One of the USB-C PD ports has an 18W charging speed, and the other one has a 60W charging speed. Of course, you would use the 60W port to charge your Chromebook.
You can recharge the power bank at 45W via a PD wall charger, and thankfully, included in the box is a 45W Power Delivery wall charger and a USB-C to USB-C cable.
Even though this power bank is very powerful, it’s important to remember that it’s also huge and heavy. The charger is not meant for carrying around in your hand for a long time, but it’s still small enough to be taken anywhere with you.
|Crave Powerpack 50,000mAh 60W Power Delivery Quick Charge Power Bank Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port 1||5V/3.0A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/1.5A | 15V/1.2A (18W)|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port 2||5V/3.0A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/1.5A | 15V/1.2A (60W)|
|Both USB-A Ports||5V/3.0A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/1.5A (18W)|
|USB-C PD Input 1||5V/3.0A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/1.5A | 15V/1.2A (18W)|
|USB-C Input 2||5V/3.0A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/3.0A | 15V/3.0A | 20V/2.25A (45W)|
|Size||8.2 x 5.4 x 1.3 inches|
RAVPower 30,000mAh USB-C Power Delivery Power Bank
Going lower on the power capacity but higher on the charging power, this RAVPower portable charger has a 30,000mAh power capacity. This is still a lot of power, but the size of this power bank is smaller than the Crave PowerPack, and you can more easily hold this power bank and even place it into a pocket if you have a pocket that is large enough.
Charging is more powerful on this charger because it has a 90W USB-C Power Delivery port, and the other port is a USB-A Quick Charge 3.0 port. If you’re charging two devices simultaneously, the USB-C PD port lowers down 65W. You can recharge this power bank at 60W, and we highly recommend doing so as using a lower wattage charger will result in a much longer recharge time. Unfortunately, this power bank does not come with a PD wall charger but does include a USB-C to USB-C cable.
|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|
MAXOAK 99Wh 45W Power Delivery AC Power Bank
One other power bank we want to recommend is this MAXOAK 99Wh portable charger with an AC outlet. This is more of a portable charger and power station hybrid as it’s larger than most normal power banks, but it’s smaller than most portable power stations. This MAXOAK portable charger has a single USB-C Power Delivery port and two USB-A Quick Charge 3.0 ports. The outlet on this power bank can output 100W, so you can use a separate PD wall charger if you want to.
Along with the MAXOAK portable charger, you also get a 30W PD wall charge that you can use to recharge the power bank.
|MAXOAK 99Wh 100W AC10 Portable Power Bank Specs|
|Power Capacity||99Wh | 26,756mAh|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port||5V/3.0A | 9V/3.0A | 12V/3A | 15V/3A | 20V/2.25A (45W)|
|Both USB-A Ports||5V/2.1A | 9V/2A | 12V/1.5A (18W)|
|AC Outlet||100W | 140W Peak Power|
|Size||7.1 x 3.9 x 2.3 inches|
RAVPower 30W USB-C Power Delivery Car Charger
Car charging is one other blessing that comes with USB-C PD charging, as you can now charge your laptop directly from your car using a PD car charger. That would not be easy to do with a DC port charging laptop as you would have to use an inverter and then plug in your charger.
This RAVPower car charger has a 30W USB-C Power Delivery port and an 18W USB-A Quick Charge 3.0 port. The best part is that you can use both ports simultaneously because the car charger has a max output of 48W.
|RAVPower Power Delivery Pioneer 48W Car Charger RP-VC019 Specs|
|USB-C Power Delivery Port||5V/3.0A | 9V/3.0A | 12V/2.5A | 15V/2A | 20V/1.5A (30W)|
|USB-A Port||5V/3.0A | 9V/2.0A | 12V/1.5A (18W)|
|Size||2.7 x 1.5 x 1.1 inches|
Nekteck USB-C Power Delivery Car Charger
We wanted to recommend one other Power Delivery car charger, this Nekteck car charger with a single 45W USB-C Power Delivery port and a standard 12W USB-A port. The max output of this car charger is 57W, so you won’t lose charging power when charging two devices simultaneously. Also included in the box with the car charger is a USB-C to USB-C cable, which is appreciated as most car chargers don’t come with cables.
|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|