We all want our electronic devices to charge as quickly as possible, and new technological standards are making our wishes come true. The new PD standard provides high speed charging with variable voltage up to 20 V. According to ZDnet, it is able to use smart device negotiation to charge at 5A and up to 100W.
This might be good for a laptop, but it’s not so good for the small batteries found in smartphones. In addition, their charging power is far from 100W. Either way, charging at power levels above 10-15W consistently can dramatically shorten battery life. With some of today’s devices costing $ 1,000 or more, shorter battery life can be costly.
Rechargeable lithium-ion batteries in electric cars are protected by sophisticated cooling systems. A smartphone is essentially a glass panel with high processing power, but without a cooling system of its own. Inside a hot pocket or car, it can get hot enough to degrade its battery performance. Subjecting it to a high load under such conditions can put heat stress on the battery.
According to Ovidiu Sandru, the founder of Charge, the fact that you can charge your phone or other internet-connected devices at 30, 50 or 65 watts (or more) is ideal for those who are on the go all day, but hard on the batteries of these devices. Even though many of them have internal software programs that limit charge speeds when internal temperatures get too high, these high power charge events can still significantly degrade the battery before these software protections activate.
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Every time you quickly charge your phone, you can save 10 to 15 minutes on your charging time, but you’ll lose a lot more capacity than you imagine, says Sandru – between 0.05 and 0.1 percent, in made. Multiply that by 365 or more charge events per year, and the battery degradation can be significant.
New Basic load C is designed to solve this problem by limiting the charging power to a maximum of eight watts. The company claims that the effective charge time is only 20% slower for an iPhone or phone with a similar battery, but the lower temperatures inside will significantly improve battery life.
As the USB PD technology becomes available, the damage caused by charging too fast will become a bigger problem. Chargie C Basic does for phones and other devices what overnight charging does for electric cars. It provides all the power needed to start the new day without overheating the battery with a quick electric shock. Fast charging is simply not necessary when a device is not in use and has around 8 hours to charge, but many newer devices come with chargers capable of delivering up to 40-65W. of power, which makes fast charging too easy to use every time – with a predictable loss in battery performance as a side effect.
At 8W, the charging performance will not be significantly affected, your phone’s heating curve will be drastically reduced, and its battery life will be extended beyond the two years predicted by the manufacturers. Chargie C Basic (for phones) will continue to charge quickly using QC3 and QC4 chargers to remain compatible with older charging technologies and phones.
In a comment to Charge’In his latest blog post, Mark Bray praises the company and its products. “I have a Chargie and after my wife’s $ 1,200 iPhone battery deteriorated after a little over a year, I convinced her to buy a Chargie with her new phone. We love our Charges and use them constantly.
The Original charge allows users to personalize their charging experience by limiting and delaying the charging process, for extended battery life. The new Chargie C Basic extends this ability to operate with the latest generation of high power charging technology, whether from USB PD or Qualcomm QC. Convenience is one thing, but having to replace a device sooner than expected due to battery degradation can get expensive. The affordable Chargie C Basic is an inexpensive way to sustain your smartphone and other portable devices so that they last as long as possible.
here is a pre-order page for the new Chargie C Basic. You can find out more about Updated Chargie Specifications here. Line up now and get a free USB-C to USB-C cable with promo code free cable for any of the bulk packs you order. Deliveries of the Chargie C Basic will begin in early December, the company said. Place your order today to get it before the holidays!
This article is supported by Charge.
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