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These are the Best Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Fast Chargers you can buy right now

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 series comes with exciting specs, including a Snapdragon 865+ SoC (Exynos 990 in the international variant), a triple rear camera setup, and IP68 water resistance. The company has also packed a 4,500mAh battery in the Note 20 Ultra and a 4,300mAh battery in the regular Note 20. In addition, both...

These are the Best Galaxy S21 Fast Chargers you can buy now in Summer 2021!

Samsung has gone the Apple way by ditching the charger from the Galaxy S21 box. The company justifies this by stating most consumers at this point have plenty of charging bricks at home. While this may or may not be true, it’s disappointing not getting a fast charger to go with your new, cutting-edge smartphone...

Infinix teases a 160W charging, color-changing smartphone you can’t buy

At MWC 2021, Chinese smartphone maker Infinix showcased its new concept phone with ultra-fast charging capabilities. Dubbed the Inifinix Concept Phone 2021, the new phone takes on the likes of Xiaomi and OPPO with 160W fast charging support. We exclusively reported about the phone earlier this month and even gave you a close look at...

XDA Basics: Can I use a fast charging adapter with my Qi wireless charger?

As more smartphone manufacturers add support for the Qi wireless charging standard in their phones, Qi wireless chargers have become quite prevalent. If you have a phone or accessory that supports wireless charging, you may be considering buying a Qi-compatible charger. Some Qi wireless chargers come with their own power bricks, others don’t. So if...

These are the Best Fast Chargers for the Apple iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max!

With the iPhone 12 series, Apple removed power adapters from the retail box. So unless you have a wall charger lying around, you'll need a power adapter in case you buy any of the iPhone 12 models, including the iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max. Since you have to buy a wall charger...

How can I fast charge my phone & check if my phone supports it?

Fast charging is no longer limited to premium smartphones. The smartphone makers have started adding fast charge support in the budget as well as mid-range phones. But due to fragmentation in fast charge standards as well as the confusion around the overall fast charging process, consumers often wonder whether their phone can be fast-charged or...

Xiaomi’s 200W HyperCharge fast charging can fully charge your phone in 8 minutes

Xiaomi made headlines when it demoed its 100W wired fast charging technology back in 2019, which promised to fully charge a 4,000mAh battery in just 17 minutes. OPPO topped this off with its 125W wired fast charging solution a year later. Now, Xiaomi has just regained the top spot, and by a huge margin. Fast Charging...

OPPO is licensing its Fast Charging technology to car and chipmakers

OEMs have been pretty bullish on fast charging over the years. There was a time when just 5W was the standard, and 18W was considered a very good charging speed. We now have phones in the mainstream that tout 65W fast charging as their highlight feature, and a few more phones that charge quicker and...

Fast Charging Explained: The slowest to the fastest Fast Charging technologies

Smartphones are getting smarter by the minute, and as a result, our smartphone usage is ballooning. This spike in smartphone usage has inspired companies to devise newer methods to improve battery backup. While making batteries bigger is the most obvious choice, the bulking it causes to a smartphone is also unavoidable. The next best alternative...

Realme’s 125W UltraDart brings along compatibility with multiple charging protocols

Chinese OEM OPPO recently unveiled its new 125W flash charge technology, which is capable of charging a 4,000mAh battery up to 41% in 5 minutes and 100% in 20 minutes. Now, just a few days since the announcement, OPPO's sister company Realme has come out with its own 125W fast-charging solution called UltraDart. Realme's new...

OPPO unveils its 125W wired and 65W wireless fast charging technologies

The smartphone industry is evolving at an increasingly fast pace. The race to get to the top involves constant improvements in the processing capabilities, cameras, display technology, and battery life. Lately, as the batteries on smartphones have grown bigger, smartphone companies and consumers have been emphasizing on faster-charging solutions, inviting innovation from all directions. Almost...

OPPO to showcase its 125W fast charging technology on July 15

Last year, several smartphone OEMs demonstrated new fast-charging technologies that should launch on new devices this year. While OPPO's 65W SuperVOOC fast charging tech has already made its way to production models, Xiaomi's 100W and Vivo's 120W solutions are yet to make an appearance on a commercial device. But that might change soon, as Vivo's...