Cell phones have become an essential part of our daily routines. They also have a ton of applications and features that are really good at draining precious battery life much too quickly.

Finding a perfect balance between how much to use your device, strategic charging locations, and keeping a charger everywhere can be tough. Well folks, what if I told you that you can have your cake and eat it too?

These portable chargers will have you getting through your day on however many charges it takes you.

Anker Astro High Capacity Power Bank

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This portable external battery charger is a great option at a budget-friendly price. This bad boy may be a bit bulkier than some of its competitors, but it is certainly a workhorse with a 10000 mAh capacity. $39.99 on Amazon.

Instapark Mercury 4S

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If you're often finding yourself outside and in need of some way to convert all of that energy from the sun into cell phone juice—look no further! The portable, solar-powered Instapark Mercury 4S has 2,000 mAh of built-in battery capacity, making it perfect for keeping your devices charged in an outdoor workplace. $59.90 on Amazon.

Eton BoostTurbine 2000

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Another charger that can bring life to your phone without an outlet. The manufacturer claims one minute of turning the hand turbine can produce enough power for a 30-second call or a few texts. While this will get you out of a jam, the 2000 mAh battery can also be charged via USB cable. $48.81 on Amazon.


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Coming in three different capacity models, holding one, two, or four full charges, the ZAGGsparq plugs into your wall socket and offers high-speed and compact backup power. From $39.99.