HTC Announces the Quick Charge Compatible Rapid Charger 2.0

HTC Announces the Quick Charge Compatible Rapid Charger 2.0

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Batteries in our smartphones are growing in capacity with each passing generation. However, our smartphones still seemingly like to die at the least expected moments, hence the invention of power banks. Power banks can be used to charge your device for a bit. But even though they can be convenient to own, they’re generally nowhere near as fast as a real wall chargers.

While we all wait for a smartphone (other than today’s larger phablet devices) that can last more than a couple of days of regular usage, it may be a good idea to invest in a quick charger that can can charge your battery from 0 to 60 percent in just 30 minutes. One such chargers was just announced by HTC.

The HTC Rapid Charger 2.0 uses Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 2.0 technology, which works with every device powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 and newer Qualcomm SoCs. HTC has released a full list of HTC devices compatible with the charger:

Some older devices can also benefit from this charger. Quick Charge 1.0 is still 30 percent faster than a regular wall charger. Before you will start yelling, “Shut up and take my money,” you keep in mind that pricing is not yet known.

There are plenty of other Quick Charge 2.0 chargers available. You can read about them by reading the relevant article on Qualcomm website.

[via Android Authority]