Tag Archive: Charging


Sony refreshes Xperia 1 with 5G, wireless charging

Sony this week introduced a refreshed take on its Xperia 1 smartphone, giving the handset a punch-up that makes it relevant for 2020.

The Sony Xperia 1 II (Mark two) picks up a number of new features which make it more appealing to buyers of flagship phones. Among those added for 2020 are support for sub-6 5G, wireless charging, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.

The Sony Xperia 1 II is also the first Sony phone to have Zeiss optics, a  [Read More…]

Realme X50 Pro 5G to come with a 90Hz display, 65W ‘SuperDart’ charging

The Snapdragon 865-powered flagship phone will make its global debut on February 24.

What you need to know The latest Realme X50 Pro 5G teaser has confirmed that the upcoming flagship phone will feature a 90Hz Super AMOLED display. Realme had previously confirmed that the phone will have a Snapdragon 865 chipset and 65W SuperDart Charge. It is expected to have a similar design to the Realme X50 5G launched in China last month.

Rising smartphone brand  [Read More…]

Redmi K30 Pro leak hints at a large 4,700mAh battery with 33W fast charging

The phone’s release date, however, remains a mystery.

What you need to know A new leak suggests the upcoming Redmi K30 Pro will pack a large 4,700mAh battery with 33W fast charging. The upcoming flagship phone is also said to sport a pop-up selfie camera and an OLED display, instead of the LCD panel used in the Redmi K30. Under the hood, it is expected to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 865 chipset.

A report published  [Read More…]

Galaxy Buds+ specs leaked with larger, faster charging battery

The revamped earbuds include a dual-mic system for better call quality.

What you need to know The Galaxy Buds+ will be only a modest spec bump over the last generation according to newly leaked information. The earbuds include a larger battery, with shorter charging times. They also include an additional mic.

If you’re planning on preordering a Galaxy S20+ or S20 Ultra, Samsung will give you a pair of Galaxy Buds+ for free. However, if the latest  [Read More…]

Upcoming Nubia Red Magic 5G will have an air-cooled fast charging solution

The phone is expected to support 80W fast charging.

What you need to know Nubia President Ni Fei has hinted on Weibo that the company’s upcoming Red Magic 5G gaming phone will feature 16GB of RAM. In addition to a whopping 16GB of RAM, the phone will also come with a new “air-cooled fast charging solution.” The Nubia Red Magic 5G is expected to be the first phone to support 80W wired fast charging.

Nubia President and  [Read More…]

Reviewing mophie’s wireless charging stands and pads

Many of today’s current crop of phones feature support for the Qi wireless charging standard. Whereas it was once reserved for flagships and select models, it’s growing increasingly common and working its way into lower priced devices.

And while a lot of phones have support for wireless charging, very few come with a wireless pad or stand. Indeed, it’s typically just bundled with a USB cable. That’s where companies like mophie step in.

We’ve had two of mophie’s more recent  [Read More…]

Consolidate your charging gear with these slick 100W PD chargers

Once upon a time, high-powered laptop chargers were bulky, expensive, and proprietary. Now with Power Delivery, you can now find 100W chargers that will charge even the most powerful laptops quickly and will charge even lower-powered devices as alongside your laptop with ease. The scene is shifting on 100W chargers pretty quickly these days as gallium nitride (GaN) starts making its way into this class of charger, but right now, we have a clear winner in the Anker PowerPort Atom  [Read More…]

The Trinity of Power: Don’t go anywhere without these charging accessories

No matter where you go, no matter what you face, keep your phone charged and ready.

There’s a lot of accessories I research and recommend for readers like you, and while cases are super-fun — yes, I am the rare tech writer that adores writing about cases — the category that I have true passion for is perhaps the least sexy around: chargers and power banks. These are accessories that once you get a good one can  [Read More…]

I, for one, am ready for our wireless charging future

Your phone is just sitting there when it could be charging

This holiday season I received the gift of wireless-ness. I bought three Anker wireless charging stands and I’m going to buy three more Anker charging pads. I already have a bedside light with a wireless charging pad built in.

I have four (soon seven) wireless chargers in my house. I have two next to the couch, one on each side of the bed, and I’ll soon  [Read More…]

Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 10 Pro 5G may have a 108MP camera, 65W fast charging

The Mi 10 Pro 5G is expected to debut in China sometime next month, alongside the standard Mi 10.

What you need to know Alleged live images showing Xiaomi’s upcoming Mi 10 Pro 5G have surfaced. The images reveal a quad camera setup at the back, rumored to feature a 108MP primary sensor. Additionally, the images also suggest the phone will be bundled with a 65W charger in the box.

Xiaomi is soon expected to announce its  [Read More…]