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Portable charger bonanza: Get a 10,000-mAh power bank for $12 or a PD charger for a few dollars more

Charge two devices at once with either of these supercompact chargers. One can even top off your laptop thanks to an 18-watt USB-C PD port.

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RAVPower

Portable chargers -- even inexpensive ones -- are a dime a dozen, so we keep our eyes peeled for models that bring something a little extra to the table. RAVPower has a portable charger that packs 10,000 mAh in its pocket-size frame (at 5.4x2.7x0.59 inches, it's roughly the size of a phone). It has a pair of 2.4A USB-A ports, so you can charge two devices at once. In a roundup of the best portable chargers and power banks, CNET's David Carnoy says, "There's nothing fancy about this charging solution, but it's slim for a 10,000-mAh power bank," and it's "dirt cheap." Dirt cheap it is. Right now you can snag the RAVPower 10,000-mAh Power Bank for just $12 when you click the $2 off coupon on the product page.

What's that you say? You yearn for more? Then check out this even smaller 10,000-mAh charger that has both USB-A and PD-compatible USB-C ports. The Xcentz Portable Charger is small enough to fit on top of a credit card and Xcentz says it's as light as a baseball, which I think it is a weird unit of measure. Nonetheless, the 6.5-ounce USB-C PD (Power Delivery) connector can push 18 watts to PD-compatible devices, like the Dell XPS 13 laptop or the Apple MacBook Pro. That's in addition to simultaneously charging an ordinary USB-A device. Usually $26, right now you can get the Xcentz Portable Charger for $16 when you apply discount code B8H33KAN at checkout.

Both chargers are a great deal right now. I'd suggest saving a few dollars and grabbing the RAVPower charger, unless you see a need for the beefier USB-C PD port on the Xcentz charger in your near future. 

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