The 20W Anker Power Port III Nano Is the Ultra-Small Charger You’ll Need to Complete Your iPhone 12 Charging Survival Kit

Word on the street is that Apple won’t be including a wall charger with their new iPhone 12 devices, but they’ll likely be selling an optional new 20W fast-charger. iPhone 12 buyers now have a choice to make: spend at least $30 on an Apple-branded 20W block, or take a look at the less expensive offerings from other companies. If you want one of the smallest fast-chargers available without paying Apple prices, a great choice would be the 20W Anker Power Port III Nano.

The 20W Anker Power Port III Nano is the same size as the 5W Apple charger most of us are used to seeing come with our phones. But instead of a stingy 5W USB Type-A port, it has a single USB Type-C PD port that offers a high-speed charge of up to 20W to charge your iPhone 8, 11, or 12 series up to 50% in just 30 minutes, which is three times faster than that outdated 5W stock charger. Measuring 1.18″ long by 1.08″ tall by 1.08″ thick, the Anker Nano is small and unassuming, but it packs a powerful punch.

You’ll be able to pick the 20W Anker Power Port III Nano up for $19.99 from Amazon.

What other items does Anker make that would fit well in your ‘Charging Survival Kit’? Here are some recommendations:

 Anker PowerPort III 2-Port 60W – Perfect for when traveling for charging your MacBook, iPad Pro, and your iPhone; it can handle powering two devices at once, and it has interchangeable US, UK, and EU power plugs.

Anker PowerLine III USB-C to USB-C cable – Everyone needs a slim yet powerful 6′ long cable, and this one won’t disappoint. You can easily read your iPad in bed while charging, or power your Macbook without having to park practically on top of the closest wall charger. It comes with a worry-free lifetime warranty and friendly customer service in case you ever have an issue.

Anker PowerLine+ III USB-C with Lightning cable – This is a handy 3′ long Type-C to Lightning MFi-certified cable that Anker says is thirty-five times stronger than other cables; it’s also optimized for high-speed charging, and it also comes with a lifetime warranty.

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Judie Lipsett Stanford
I've had a fascination with all types of gadgets and gizmos since I was a child, beginning with the toy robot that my grandmother gave my brother - which I promptly "relieved him of" in 1973. I'm a self-professed gadget magpie. I can't tell you how everything works, but I'm known world-wide for using a product until I have a full understanding of what it does, what its limitations are, and if it excels in any given area — or not.