In the saturated world of smartphones, charging speed became another way for manufacturers to stand out from the crowd. The records are already made crushed and miles reached companies jostling for attention. Today, Xiaomi in China tested the new quick-charging system and beat world records in wired and wireless charging process, according to Engadget Chinese. Using the new Hyper Charge tech on a modified M11 Pro with a 4,000 mAh battery, Xiaomi says it brings the handset from 0 to 50 percent charge in 3 minutes and 23 seconds, and on a full charge in just 8 minutes with a 200W wired connection. In its 120W wireless demonstration, it took 7 minutes to reach half capacity and 15 minutes to hit 100 percent.
Giving a further insight into the controlled demo, Chinese bloggers informed the tech that it was made using a GaN charger (originally bundled with an 80W version) and a new dual -coil wireless charger. The modified phone itself uses a 10C graphene battery, they added. Before you get too excited, though, there’s still no word on when the mass production of Hyper Charge technology will take place.
This isn’t the first time Xiaomi has targeted this world charging speed. Importantly, the latest achievement marks a major upgrade to the Mi 10 Ultra’s 120W wired charging, which can fully charge the phone within 23 minutes. . The company also first revealed that it can wirelessly charge a modified version of the Mi 10 Pro in excess of 80W in 19 minutes.
Not to be outdone, Xiaomi’s rivals are also showcasing their charging chops: Vivo featured its 120W fast charger that fully charges a gaming phone with a 4,000 mAh battery in 15 minutes. and Oppo – which licenses its fast charging tech to OnePlus- charges a 4,000mAh in 20 minutes with the 125W system and in 30 minutes using the 65W wireless AirVOOC tech.
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