Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Chargers

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...

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 III Nano (A2616) Review

The newly launched Anker PowerPort III Nano (A2616) is the world's smallest 18W PD charger in the size of an Apple 5W charger. It easy to fall in love with the tiny and...

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...

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...

Google Pixel 18W PD Charger (TC G1000) Teardown Review

The 18W PD charger (TC G1000) has been the in-box charger for three generation of Pixel phones (including the Pixel 3a series). As we are hoping the upcoming Pixel 4 to have higher charging...

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...

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...

Nekteck 90W PD Charger with Built-in Cable Quick Review

The Nekteck 90W PD charger with Built-in Cable is one of best selling 90W-range PD chargers on Amazon. At $30 with an included cable and USB-IF certification, it seems hard to beat....

Meizu 16s Charging Test: 22W Max PE Quick Charge

Meizu officially released its new generation flagship phone, the Meizu 16s, on April 23. The 16s inherits the 16th notch-less symmetrical full-screen display, has a 6.2-inch AMOLED screen, narrow bezels all...