In recent years, battery technology, especially smartphones, has not developed much. This is why smartphone manufacturers try to update the parts they can control more directly. Unlike batteries, charging technology has advanced by leaps and bounds. We are now analyzing the charging output, which seems too dangerous and unbelievable. But this is exactly what Xiaomi has demonstrated with its new HyperCharge technology, which can fill your phone in 8 or 15 minutes.
Xiaomi demonstrated its latest fast charging technology demonstration and created a new world record for wired and wireless charging speed. Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro has a 4000 mAh battery, a 200W wired “HyperCharge” system is fully charged in 8 minutes, and 120Wwireless is fully charged in 15 minutes.
The charging speed is the battlefield for Chinese smartphone companies. They often release preview demos that may or may not appear in the final product. For example, two years ago, Xiaomi announced the launch of a 100-watt system that can fully charge a 4,000 mAh battery in 17 minutes, while last year’s Xiaomi 10 Ultra was fully charged with 120 watts of power in 23 minutes. It has a larger capacity of 4,500 mAh. A leader in this field, its VOOC technology forms the basis of OnePlus’ Dash and Warp fast charging systems. Last year it demonstrated a 125W 4,000mAh system in 20 minutes, although this is more than a year after Xiaomi announced the faster 100W, and the current excellent Find X3 Pro flagship charges “only” 65W.
Progress is always welcome, and the idea of fully charging the phone in 8 minutes is certainly attractive. However, it is worth noting that these fast charging systems always require proprietary chargers and cables to be mainly used at home rather than more useful in emergencies. Ultimately, in a period of time, the ability of any mobile phone to spend the day with its own juice will still be the biggest factor.