6 Fast Charging Technologies From 2018 Which Raised Our Smartphone Expectations

Power & fast charging remains the biggest problem of smartphone users. Here are some cutting edge breakthroughs in this department.

Best fast charging technologies from 2018
Best fast charging technologies from 2018

Smartphones are a necessity now, and we hardly have any time to charge up our phones. The time crunch and mobile’s essentiality brought in fast charging. It helps us run through the bad days.

Fast charging is now slowly becoming an indispensable feature in smartphones.

A flagship feature till a few years back, fast charging is now common on many budget devices. 2018 saw some of the top charging innovations in the smartphone industry. Today, we are raking up some of the best and blazing fast charging technologies available in India.

Here goes our list of the top fast charging technologies from 2018.


Super VOOC Flash Charge – Oppo

The super-fast charging technology from Oppo has revolutionized the smartphone charging technology. With an ability to juice up your phone with a talktime of upto 2 hours in just 10 minutes, the Super VOOC Flash Charge unleashes blazing fast power transfer. It can charge the smartphone’s battery from 0 to 100 percent in less than 40 minutes (taking up Oppo R17 Pro with 3,700 mAh battery).

Super VOOC Flash Charge uses a 50W adapter (10 volts 5 amps). Currently in India, Oppo R17 Pro comes with Super VOOC Flash charge technology.

Super Charge 2.0 – Huawei

Huawei released its latest Super Charge 2.0 with Mate 20 Pro which offers a 40W fast-charging system. It can juice up the new Huawei Mate 20 Pro (comes with 4,200mAh battery) up to 70 percent under 30 minutes. The new Super Charge 2.0 can charge Mate 20 Pro upto 100 percent from 0 at a little more than an hour.

The Super Charge 2.0 technology has a multi-step safety system built in certified by Germany’s TÜV authority.

Warp Charge – OnePlus

OnePlus recently unveiled its all new 10GB RAM McLaren Editioned OnePlus 6T. The all new Warp Charge feature on the McLaren OnePlus 6T uses a 30W power supply. It can charge up the device up to 50 percent battery in just 20 minutes, 10 minutes lesser than Dash Charge (Fast Charge in Europe).

Unlike other devices where the charging heat is dissipated through the phone, the Warp Charge system keeps the heat away.

18W Fast Charging – Google

The newly launched Google Pixel 3 makes use of USB-C Power Delivery. It uses the true standard USB-C to power up the supply of charging power to the Pixel at its maximum charging speed. It can charge up the device upto 50 percent under 40 minutes from 0 percent.

It’s still lagging behind, but Google will keep adding new software inputs to make its Pixel charging smoother and faster.

Dash Charge – OnePlus

The proprietary fast charging technology from OnePlus has got even better in 2018. While it has been there since OnePlus arrived, Dash Charge has got better with software customisations and hardware innovations. The OnePlus 6 can be charged up to 60 percent in just 30 minutes.

The OnePlus Dash Charge uses a 5 Volts 4 Amps adapter to throw in a power output as 20 Watt.

Quick Charge 4.0 – Qualcomm

The Quick Charge 4.0 technology supports upto five hours of battery life with just five minutes of charging. Mi A2 in India comes with Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 technology. The new Quick Charge 4.0 can deliver upto 20 percent faster charging speeds with 30 percent higher efficiency.

The Qualcomm Quick Charge 4.0 technology is compatible on these mobile platforms: Snapdragon 660, Snapdragon 670, Snapdragon 710 and Snapdragon 845.

Other Fast Charging Technologies Available In India

  • Samsung Adaptive Fast Charge
  • Moto Turbo Charge
  • Apple Fast Charge
  • Huawei SuperCharge
  • MediaTek Pump Express

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