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Qualcomm outs Quick Charge 5, can full charge phones to under 15 minutes

Qualcomm today introduced the Quick Charge 5, the company's newest fast-charging protocol.
Qualcomm outs Quick Charge 5, can full charge phones to under 15 minutes
Quick Charge 5 features

Up to 100W charging speeds!

Quick Charge 5 promises up to more than 100W charging speeds on smartphones. It can charge a handset from 0 to 50 percent in 5 minutes or fully charge the device for around 15 minutes.

That's some bold numbers as it is similar to the OPPO 125W flash charge promise of around 13 to 20 minutes charging from 0 to 100 percent.

Qualcomm said that Quick Charge 5 is up to 70 percent more efficient than Quick Charge 4 with up to 4x faster charging and 10 degrees Celcius cooler.

It uses a new Dual Charge technology using the existing USB Power Delivery Programmable Power Supply (PD-PPS) and a 2S battery support to allow double charging of two battery cells.
Quick Charge 5 compatibility
Quick Charge 5 compatibility

The new QC5 standard is also backward compatible. This means that devices with older quick charge tech.

Quick Charge 5, our fastest and most versatile charging solution, will enable consumers to enjoy their devices for longer periods of time, without worrying about the time required to recharge. We are proud to expand our technology portfolio and make accessible 100W+ charging a commercial reality, said Ev Roach, VP Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “We work closely with manufacturers to create industry-leading devices that meet consumers’ demand for more immersive and accessible mobile experiences.

We can expect Qualcomm to release this new ship on phones from Q3 2020.

Source: Qualcomm, Via: The Verge
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