Sunday, May 31, 2020

Chargers

Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 30W GaN Charger Teardown Review: Tiny Beast

On October 25, 2018, ANKER released its ground-breaking new product “ANKER PowerPort Atom PD 1” GaN charger in New York, USA. It received much attention from the industry because of the use of the high...

iPhone 11 Pro Max Charging Test

After years of shipping a 5W charger in the box with iPhones, Apple finally decided to include an 18W fast charger with the iPhone 11 Pro, along with a USB-C to Lightning cable because...

Samsung’s First USB-C Charger (EP-TA800) Review: Goodbye AFC Hello PD

The 25W charger that comes with the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G is Samsung's First USB-C Charger (EP-TA800). It supports USB PD and Programmable Power Supply (PPS) mode that reduces the power output...

Anker PowerPort Atom PD 4 100W A2041 Teardown Review

We did a quick hands-on review of the Anker PowerPort Atom PD 4 charger a few weeks ago. It supports a maximum of 100W PD charging and has 2A2C four ports. But...

Apple 18W USB-C Power Adapter A1695 Teardown Review: Beautiful Inside and Out

Apple's 2018 iPad Pro came with a USB-C 18W charger in the box, and you can purchase one separately for $29 to fast charging your iPhone 8 or later. This very charger...

Apple 87W USB-C Power Adapter A1719 Teardown Review: the Back of the Drawer

The 87W charger (A1719) that first came with Apple's 2016 MacBook Pro 15 is the most powerful USB-C charger made by Apple. Three years passing by and it is still one of...

ZMI zPower Turbo 65W PD Charger (HA712) In-Depth Teardown Review: Design within Constraints

With the advance of GaN technology, high wattage chargers today are getting smaller and smaller. However, there are some chargers which showed us it is still possible to make chargers smaller without...

Samsung’s First USB-C Charger (EP-TA800) Teardown Review

Our previous review of the Samsung’s First USB-C Charger (EP-TA800) that comes with the Samsung Galaxy S10 5G reveals that the tech giant is dropping its proprietary AFC protocol and embraces USB...

Nekteck 111W Multiport PD Charger Quick Review

The Nekteck 111W Multiport PD charger is one of the few 90W-range multiport PD chargers on the market right now. It is also one of the cheapest ($50), comes with an included...

Lenovo Thinkplus PA65 65W USB PD Charger Teardown Review: Engineering Brilliance

The Thinkplus PA65 65W PD charger by Lenovo is particularly popular among tech enthusiasts in China for its outstanding balance of power, size, and price (it has a nickname “the lipstick”). Measuring...