Fast charging: this is how it works in different cell phone manufacturers

Charge a phone in less than you prepare a coffee or take a bath? Asian firms are achieving it, without this implying that mobile battery cycles are severely impacted. The fast charging of cell phone manufacturers is another competition that occurs in the world of mobile telephony, a competition in which we are the privileged ones.

At the moment, this selection considers brands such as Realme, Xiaomi, Redmi and Infinix, some of which have adopted charges of up to 240 W. Of course, that is not their limit for their future smartphones.


The Realme GT3 surprised everyone with its 240W SuperVOOC fast charging. That means its 4,600mAh battery charges in less than 10 minutes, 9.5 minutes to be precise, which means a huge step forward for the manufacturer under the umbrella. BBK Electronics umbrella, along with Oppo, Vivo, OnePlus and iQOO.

And for those who are concerned about how the phone’s power source, which achieves 20 percent charge in just 80 seconds, may be affected, the manufacturer ensures that it should preserve 80 percent of its maximum capacity after 1,600 charging cycles. burden.

Likewise, the Realme GT3 restricts the maximum charge level to 80 percent when connected to the power at night.


At the moment, the Xiaomi 13 Pro boasts a fast charge of 120 W for a 4,820 mAh battery, which allows it to reach 100 percent in about 20 minutes, a time that still seems reduced when compared to other mobile phones of its kind. class.

Introducing 210W HyperCharge | MWC 2023

What’s interesting is that the firm has already given a glimpse of its 210W HyperCharge, which would allow a home unit to charge in less than 10 minutes, 540 seconds to be precise. You’ll have to be patient to see this technology in a commercial phone, but it almost certainly won’t take long, given the manufacturer’s pace of releases.


Xiaomi’s sister brand surprised with the 210W HyperCharge charge of the Redmi Note 12 Discovery Edition, presented in the last quarter of 2022. On paper, the 4,300 mAh battery recharges to its maximum level in 9 minutes, which is about time it takes you to prepare your coffee of the day.

But that’s not all it can offer. Redmi seeks to raise the bar even higher with a fast charge of 300 W, which means recharging a cell phone with a 4,100 mAh power source in less than 5 minutes. For now, this is a concept, but we have no doubt that this technology will soon materialize in a commercial phone.


At the beginning of this year, the Asian manufacturer arrived in Mexico, but it is not its first foray into Latin America, since its previous presence can be registered in nations such as Colombia, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile and Ecuador.

It is a firm that offers cell phones with interesting features at affordable prices. What’s more, for its Note series it will launch what it calls its 260 W Lightning Charge (110 W wireless charging). In advance, it indicates that a mobile could reach 25 percent of its battery in 60 seconds, while 100 percent in 7.5 minutes. Also, the power source would retain more than 90 percent of its maximum capacity after 1,000 cycles. All that remains is to wait and see the consolidation of this development.

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