FAST CHARGING Posts on XDA

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...

These are the best Galaxy Note 20 fast chargers you can buy right now

Samsung has officially pulled the wraps off the Galaxy Note 20 series. The Galaxy Note 20 and the Note 20 Ultra feature a specs list that warrants their hefty price tags. The onboard Snapdragon 865 Plus SoC brings a good upgrade in terms of performance while the improved S Pen, wireless DeX mode, and an...

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...

iQOO’s 120W FlashCharge fast charging solution can fully charge a 4000mAh battery within 15 mins

In the past few years, the focus for smartphones has slowly shifted towards sufficiently large batteries and faster-than-ever charging. And it makes sense -- as we push for power-hungry technologies like 5G and high refresh rate high-resolution displays, we need to ensure that our phones last in our hands for a few hours at least....

AUKEY made a wireless charging power bank that doubles as a phone stand

Power banks are a great accessory to have around. They can be super helpful when you find yourself in need of some extra battery life in a pinch. Being able to charge your phone without being tied to a wall outlet is very convenient. Power banks with wireless charging have removed the need to carry...

OnePlus might include 65W fast charging support in a future flagship

After months of leaks and teasers, OnePlus finally launched its latest flagships — the OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Pro — early last month. As expected, the devices featured top-of-the-line specifications, including Qualcomm's flagship Snapdragon 865 chip, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, up to 256GB UFS 3.0+ storage, and more. However, much like its previous...

AUKEY PB-Y32 and PB-Y24 Power Bank Review – Portable Power for Big to Small

It feels a little weird to be reviewing power banks at a time when more people are staying home than ever. These are accessories that mainly exist for those times when you're out and about, not near a power outlet. But that's not the only time a power bank can be useful. I've been using...

Xiaomi explains why its 100W fast charging isn’t ready yet

When we think of fast charging, generally speaking, Xiaomi isn't the first company that pops into our heads. While they debuted some of the fastest wireless charging on the Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G late last year, the company has always been relatively quiet when it comes to charging. That is with one exception -...