The Best Slim Portable Battery Packs

At some point you’ve probably had your phone die on you when you needed it most (it happens to the best of us). If you want to avoid the dreaded low battery warning, EDCing an external battery pack is a good idea. The problem is most batteries are designed for long trips to last you days at a time, with more juice than you'd ever need along with a ton of extra weight to carry. Luckily, there are some battery packs that check all the boxes for EDC. They're slim, lightweight, and give you just that extra boost in battery to make it to the next outlet. In this guide, we've rounded up some of the best slim batteries for EDC and travel alike.

How to Choose the Best Battery Pack for Your Everyday Carry

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We’ve all been there. Trying to get as much use out of your phone only for it to inevitably die leaves you feeling as powerless as your battery. Although the technology in our gadgets is continuously improving, the batteries in them aren’t. Chances are, you’re carrying at least one item powered by a rechargeable battery. If you find yourself looking for a power source more often than you’d like, then an external battery is something to consider adding to your EDC. With so many different options to choose from, we’ll show you what to look for and recommend some of the best portable battery packs to get you started.

Limefuel Blast L60X

When you need to charge your phone on the go, carrying an external battery is one way to get the juice you need without missing a step. Limefuel recently took one of their best EDC-sized battery packs and gave it a sleek makeover. The updated Blast L60X gets a durable aluminum casing and an even more compact form factor. It can still quickly recharge an iPhone 6 almost three times over off a single charge, thanks to its 6000 mAh capacity and 2.1A output. They’ve also addressed concerns of battery drain in the older models by removing the LED light and relocating the activation switch to the top of the device. The new changes make the L60X not only more efficient, but more affordable too. Add one to your to your EDC to streamline your tech essentials and leave the wall charger behind.