a 125 W charge to re-inflate your smartphone in 15 minutes! July 15, 2020 – Posted in: Smartphone news
The Chinese Oppo already offers a quick charging solution with its SuperVOOC 2.0 65W technology. The latter enables a 4000 mAh battery to be fully recharged in just 30 minutes. What makes life easier for those who sometimes pay attention to plugging in their smartphone for a few minutes in the morning, hoping to miraculously spend 15 to 100% battery life brushing their teeth …
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A 125W SuperVOOC charge at Oppo!
On the Oppo side, we obviously decided to go further and faster, as the group will present a new charging solution this week. On July 15, Oppo will actually lift the veil of a new technology that enables charging at 125W. The latter should make it possible to fully charge a 4000 mAh battery in just 15 minutes.
– OPPO (@oppo) July 13, 2020
On the competition side, Vivo already offers a (very) fast 120 W charging solution that can be used to restore 50% of the battery in 5 minutes and refuel in a quarter of an hour. Most likely, the technology signed by Oppo should do the same thing or even be a bit faster. For comparison: the quick charge of the iPhone 11 is 18W.
If these new fast charging solutions are an excellent thing in absolute terms, many point to the medium and long-term negative side of this type of technology. With its 65 W technology, which was tested on a Reno Ace 2, Oppo announced a battery capacity of 91% after 800 charging cycles.
In fact, the fact that a battery is charged too quickly has the annoying tendency to deteriorate faster. Now to see how a 125 W charge affects the life of a smartphone …