Let’s hope it doesn’t cook your battery, too
Xiaomi just teased a pretty powerful 40W wireless fast-charging system, which topped-up a phone from empty to full in a mere 40 minutes in a demonstration video. This might not be as crazy as Vivo’s recently revealed 60W wireless charging, but it’s still quite a lot of power to be transmitted without a cable.
In this fast-paced world, smartphone processors have been built to become faster and more efficient. Technology keeps growing and now we have moved past plugging sockets to the wall, to fast or wireless charging.
With these fast smartphone processors, a lot of power is used up by the battery. Battery life has become a key component that consumers look for when they want to purchase a smartphone device. In some cases, it is even more important than having an excellent camera or a big screen size.
Luckily, fast charging makes it easier for us to charge our smartphones from almost 0 – 100% in just 30 minutes. Many smartphones are designed to support fast charging [...]
The coronavirus outbreak has forced the GSMA to cancel the biggest mobile show of the year. MWC 2020 is officially dead, but that’s not entirely bad news. As we’ve already explained, we’ll be in for few interesting weeks when it comes to new mobile products. Everything that was supposed to be unveiled at MWC will be announced separately, with smartphone vendors already planning their own press events. The first announcement already happened online in China, where Xiaomi unveiled the Galaxy S20 rival we all expected to see at MWC. And the phone’s most surprising feature is wireless charging that so fast it actually beats the Galaxy S20’s fast wired charging.