The global power bank market reached a value of US$ 12 Billion in 2020. Looking forward, IMARC Group expects the market to grow at a CAGR of around 10% during the forecast period (2021-2026). Keeping in mind the uncertainties of COVID-19, we are continuously tracking and evaluating the direct as well as the indirect influence of the pandemic on different end-use sectors. These insights are included in the report as a major market contributor.

Power banks are portable chargers that are designed for recharging electronic gadgets on the go. They can range from pocket-sized, slim devices to larger and higher-capacity chargers. Owing to their convenient nature, power banks are used for charging various devices, such as tablets, portable speakers, laptops, mobile phones and cameras. Depending on the budget limits and power requirement of the user, portable chargers are available in varied shapes and sizes. Generally made from Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) and Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po) batteries, these chargers are categorized as universal/standard, and solar power bank. The standard or universal charger can be charged through conventional USB sources, whereas solar power banks can use both USB chargers and sunlight.

Global Power Bank Market Trends:
At present, various factors are driving the growth of the industry, which include a significant shift toward 3G and 4G networks, the rising popularity of digital content, and the increasing processing power of devices. Along with this, burgeoning demand for smartphones and the declining prices of power banks are some of the other drivers that are influencing market growth. Also, the industry has been witnessing a rise in the number of new entrants as power banks are emerging as fast-moving consumer electronics and require low capital investment for the establishment of manufacturing facilities. This increase in competition has prompted manufacturers to introduce innovative solutions in the market to retain and expand their consumer base. For instance, in 2019, the Portugal-based technology company, EGG Electronics, launched EGG Traveler, the world’s first portable power strip with a built-in power bank and wireless charging.

Key Market Segmentation:
IMARC Group provides an analysis of the key trends in each sub-segment of the global power bank market report, along with forecasts for growth at the global, regional and country level from 2021-2026. Our report has categorized the market based on region, product type, battery, type, power rating, and application.

Breakup by Product Type:

Portable Power Banks
Solar Power Banks
Battery Cases
Currently, portable power banks are mostly preferred by consumers.

Breakup by Battery Type:

The majority of the power banks consist of lithium-ion batteries.

Breakup by Power Rating:

Below 3,000 mAh
3,001 mAh – 8,000 mAh
8,001 mAh – 20,000 mAh
Above 20,000 mAh
Presently, 8,001 mAh – 20,000 mAh is the largest segment.

Breakup by Application:

Portable Media Devices
At present, most power banks are used for charging smartphones.

Regional Insights:

Asia Pacific
North America
Middle East and Africa
Latin America
On a regional basis, Asia Pacific is the biggest market for power banks, accounting for the largest market share. It can be attributed to the increasing sales of smartphones and other portable devices across the region.

Competitive Landscape:

The competitive landscape of the market has also been examined with some of the key players being Beijing Xiaomi Technology Co. Ltd., Lenovo Group Ltd., Microsoft Corporation, Panasonic Corporation, Sony Corporation, Adata Technology Co., Ltd., Asustek Computer Inc., Ambrane India Pvt. Ltd., Anker Technology Co. Ltd., Intex Technologies (India) Ltd., OnePlus Technology (Shenzhen) Co. Ltd., UNU Electronics Inc., and Samsung SDI Co. Ltd.

Key questions answered in this report:

How has the market performed so far and how will it perform in the coming years?
What are the key regions in the market?
What has been the impact of COVID-19 on the global power bank market?
What are the popular product types in the market?
What are the major battery types in the market?
What are the key application segments in the market?
What are the various stages in the value chain of the market?
What are the key driving factors and challenges in the market?
What is the structure of the market and who are the key players?
What is the degree of competition in the market?
How are power banks manufactured?