USB POWER DELIVERY Posts on XDA

Samsung and Apple are considering no longer bundling a charger in smartphone boxes

As far back as we can recall, smartphones have always come with a charger included in the box. In the very early days, manufacturers adopted proprietary pins unique to their product. Phones and smartphones were also just making the climb towards popularity, being nowhere near their current omnipresent state. It was necessary back then to...

Aukey debuts Omnia series chargers with up to 100W dual-port PD at CES 2020

Aukey has been in the charger business for a few years now, having carved its own space when it comes to wall chargers, multi-port charging docks, and power banks. At CES 2020, Aukey is launching its new Omnia series of Gallium Nitride-based wall chargers offering up to 100W charging through dual-port USB Power Delivery.Aukey's new...

Samsung’s new USB PD controllers support 100W charging and meet PD 3.0 standards

USB Type-C is one of those technologies which makes your life easier. It is universal, durable, and offers a lot of power for all your needs. Companies have come up with various protocols for different uses for the port. Some of these protocols are proprietary and used only in certain devices, but some of them...

Anker Planning to Release PowerCore+ 26,800 mAh Powerbank with USB Power Delivery In/Out

A fair few smartphones released in 2016 brought back a focus on usable battery life (finally). Phones started packing bigger batteries as a general trend, and with more efficient SoC's on the rise (Snapdragon 620 series for instance), battery life will again be a hot topic in 2017. However, sometimes your phone's battery is just not...

Qualcomm Announces Quick Charge 4.0 Technology, Now Compatible with USB Power Delivery

At an event in New York, Qualcomm has taken the wraps off of its latest advancement in charging technology: Quick Charge 4.0. Building upon the success of preceding Quick Charge technologies, Quick Charge 4.0 promises to deliver even faster charge times and greater efficiency levels, so that mobile consumers spend less time hugging the wall. Qualcomm found that...

Google Pixel Charging Speed Limited to 15W, While Pixel XL Can Charge up to 18W

While talking about the new Pixel devices, Google did not focus too much on the charging capabilities of the devices. While not exactly the a make-or-break anyway, the charging and battery spec on the Pixel phones do follow along the rest of the hardware in that it is flagship-grade indeed. Independent tester of all claims USB, Nathan...