Chinese manufacturers compete with each other for the most impressive exclusive branded technological solution - while developing chipsSnapdragon Strives for a uniform and common solution that will provide 50 percent charge in just five minutes
While we are impressed by the future charging technologies of Oppo, Shiomi, Realme, Vivo and others with imaginary power supplies of almost 120 or 125 watts - it is hard not to refer to the new promising charging technology introduced to us by the company Qualcomm (Qualcomm), with significant potential to star in a much larger amount of smart devices at a variety of pricing levels in the coming years.
Quick Charge 5 will reach its full potential in the standardUSB-PD (R.T. USB Power Delivery) In order to provide smart devices with a maximum charging power of up to 100 watts, which is almost double the current generation of Quick Charge 4 (and Quick Charge 4.0 Plus which added another opportunity for confusion for consumers) which was based on the same device but realized The same to offer a power of only up to 4.0 watts.
Transferring a central part of the smart current and voltage controller from the devices themselves to the Quick Charge 5 chargers, new voltage conversion chips developed by Qualcomm For smartphones and array support סוללות With two compartments (a concept we have already seen using the most advanced charging technologies of Chinese players) - all these allow the American company to declare that the new generation will allow fast charging with a maximum temperature of 10 degrees Celsius together with previous generations of Quick Charge, with good efficiency More up to 70 percent and at a rate up to 4 times higher.
Ideally, when all the right parts and conditions are in place, the Quick Charge 5 technology can support a 50 percent charge of 4,500mAh battery capacity in just five minutes on the way to a full charge in a quarter of an hour - record time That even the competing technologies that boast higher powers Probably will not be able to compare at this point.
First devices with Quick Charge 5 support are expected to hit the shelves before the end of the current year (we will bet on the successor chip of the Snapdragon 865 and Snapdragon 865 Plus as the one that will give the development), and now it's a good point to start with a slight cooling of enthusiasm General: The Quick Charge 5 standard is expected to become very popular in the market in the coming years with apparent support for it in all future Snapdragon chips from the 600 series and above at least, but that still does not mean that all models can reach up to 100 watts in any situation. And at all times. The future standard does not require the use of architectures battery Dual as a threshold condition, with devices with a single-cell battery like those available in the vast majority of models today will support maximum charging capacities of up to 45 watts, with an additional asterisk touching the charging cables themselves.
The USB-PD standard allows support for charging currents of just over 5 amps along with voltages of up to almost 20 volts, but only dedicated Type-C cables that have undergone proper standardization processes will be able to reach maximum currents and power while standard quality cables will be limited to a current of approx. -3 amps that will limit the initial charging speed. Smartphones Expensive and advanced will probably be offered with proper support chargers and cables, but in mid-range devices you can certainly imagine situations where manufacturers will choose to save cost and advertise the maximum fast charging potential - with a small side note that the consumer will need to purchase a custom charger and cable separately.
Despite all these asterisks and comments, we are delighted and excited for the landing of the Quick Charge 5 standard. The devices of course.
Awareness of better fast charging technologies is rising and advancing at an impressive rate - and we hope that manufacturers will be able to live up to the far-reaching promises they make.