Monday, August 10, 2020

Chargers

OPPO 50W SuperVOOC Car Charger CC001 Teardown

VOOC (Voltage Open Loop Multi-step Constant-Current Charging) is a fast charging technology developed by OPPO Electronics, first introduced in 2014. VOOC Flash Charge uses a special adapter and cables to charge devices safely...

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...

AUKEY PA-Y19 27W PD Charger Teardown Review: GaNFast Inside

At CES2019. Aukey announced the development of three ultra-fast GaN-based wall chargers: a 27-Watt USB-C model (PA-Y19), a 30-Watt USB-C model (PA-Y21) and a 24-Watt charger with two USB outputs (PA-U50). These power...

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...

Anker PowerPort Atom PD 2 (A2029) Review: Power Duo

GaN, or Gallium Nitride, is one of the newer types of material that can be used to produce semiconductors, and the key advantage is GaN’s increased efficiency over traditional silicon-based components. When...

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...

Anker PowerCore Fusion Power Delivery with GaN and PD In-Depth Review

Recently, ANKER PowerCore Fusion Power Delivery officially launched on the Apple store, becoming the first GaN charger sold by the Apple store. It is a charger and power bank two-in-one combo product,...

RAVPower 45W Ultrathin PD GaN Charger In-Depth Teardown Review

The RAVPower 45W Ultrathin PD Charger is one of the first GaN chargers available on the market. It uses GaNFast solution from Navitas, reaching a power density unimaginable for conventional chargers, and...