Xiaomi demos its insane 100W Super Charge Turbo technology that charges 0-100% in 17 mins
One of the areas for innovation in current smartphone technology is charging. Over the years, more and more OEMs have refocused their efforts on not only providing better battery life, but also towards ensuring that your phone spends less time with the charger. We have witnessed the likes of OnePlus’s Dash Charge take the crown some years ago, but now the situation has changed as others have introduced newer technologies that promise to take away that crown. Meet Xiaomi’s 100W Super Charge Turbo, a fast charging technology that reportedly charges a 4,000 mAh battery 0-100% in just 17 minutes.
Mr. Lu Weibing, General Manager of Xiaomi’s Redmi sub-brand, shared this video on his Weibo account, demonstrating the capabilities of Xiaomi’s latest innovation in the charging space. In the video, we see a device with a 4,000 mAh battery and the Super Charge Turbo technology competing against an Oppo device with a 3,700 mAh battery and SuperVOOC technology. In a matter of just 17 mins, Xiaomi’s Super Charge Turbo managed to completely charge up the device, while the Oppo device managed to reach only 65% of a relatively smaller battery. Make no mistake, Oppo’s 50W SuperVOOC is also impressive by itself, since you practically juiced up half your phone’s capacity within 15 minutes, but the fact that Xiaomi could beat it demonstrates how insane its 100W charging tech really is.
Mr. Weibing did not share more details on the technology, but we can be sure that we will see this make its way to a future Xiaomi and possibly Redmi smartphone. It would be a little far-fetched to expect it on a mid-ranger or budget device initially, though. It also remains to be seen how this technology works, how it manages heat dissipation and equipment safety and what effect would it have on the battery on a longer term basis. Hopefully Xiaomi shares more details regarding these aspects in the near future.
Source: Weibo – Lu Weibing