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80
$70
Editors' Choice Award
For an inexpensive, easy-to-use, efficient panel the BigBlue is a no-brainer.
70
$40
Best Buy Award
This lightweight 13W panel is able to deliver a steady charge to a single device, but lacks in its ability to charge multiple devices at once.
69
$35
Our top-performing panel/battery pack.
68
$40
Ideal for road trips and van life, it can be selected in a color that suits your adventure style.
68
$115
While the X-Dragon 40W is powerful and able to charge large batteries, it is also bulky and heavy, making it difficult to transport.
68
$60
As a mid-power panel, the Mercury 10W has consistent ratings year after year.
67
$130
Top Pick Award
With a smart design and high scores in overall performance, this panel impressed us.
67
$47
This battery-pack, 5W panel combo charges electronics quickly, but takes a long time to charge using only solar when the battery is not full.
67
$30
Small and simple is the name of the game with the 5W; this lightweight panel is ideal for basic power ups.
65
$229
A well-thought-out panel and battery combo that charges laptops.
64
$66
This lightweight, inexpensive panel did not charge our gadgets as fast as some, but managed to be a consistent contender in all metrics.
64
$60
For an inexpensive, large-capacity panel, this is a good option.
61
$70
Reliable across the board, but did not dish out outstanding performance (and was heavy to boot).
35
$150
We were a bit disappointed by its ability to deliver a consistent charge to our electronics.