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Xiaomi reveals 100-watt charging and it destroys the next best solution

100 watt charging demonstration by Xiaomi. Weibo/Bin Lin

Both Huawei and Oppo have been pushing charging technology in 2018, as Huawei’s Mate 20 Pro offered 40 watt speeds and the Oppo Find X Lamborghini Edition delivered a 50 watt charging rate. Now, Xiaomi has demonstrated 100-watt charging technology that could put these prior solutions to shame.

Xiaomi CEO Bin Lin posted a video to Weibo (h/t: 91Mobiles), showing a fast charging comparison between an unnamed Xiaomi device with a 4,000mAh battery and what seems to be the Oppo R17 Pro. The latter phone packs two batteries totalling 3,700mAh and 50-watt charging speeds.

The video shows the Xiaomi phone hitting 100 percent capacity in just 17 minutes, while the Oppo device finishes the test at the 65 percent mark. It’s a pretty impressive result, especially when Oppo’s phone boasts arguably the fastest commercially available charging solution right now.

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It wouldn’t be the first time the company offers fast charging tech either, as evident by the Mi 9. Its 2019 flagship delivers 27-watt wired charging, as well as 20 watt wireless charging via an optional charging pad. But when could we see 100-watt charging on a Xiaomi device?

The brand hasn’t revealed any more details about the so-called Super Charge Turbo standard, but an executive seemed to confirm that Redmi devices will offer the technology. So we might just see super-fast charging on budget-minded phones in the future…

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Source of the article – Android Authority