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iPhone 11 Pro charging test, is the 18W USB PD charger good enough?

Before start today's testing, Inviolabs had reviewed the charging performance of the iPhone 11, click here for details. From the previous test, the iPhone 11 already has the charging power beyond the original charger. The iPhone 11 Pro is no exception. In the case of low power, the charging power exceeds 22W. The 18W PD charging kit equipped with the iPhone 11 Pro does not reach the maximum output, so in the following test, we chose Apple 5W charging kit, iPhone 11 Pro original 18W PD fast charging kit, and 30W PD charger. Trying to find out which one is better. In addition to the 5W USB-A to Lightning cable, the PD chargers requires an MFi-certified USB-C to Lightning cable....

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iPhone 11 Charging Test. Which USB PD Charger is better?

iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro, iPhone 11 Pro Max  have been officially released  for a while. As we all know,  the Pro model comes with an 18W PD charger and a USB-C to Lightning fast charging cable. For the basic iPhone model 11, although he also supports the USB PD fast charging, but it still comes with the ancestral 5V1A charging kit.  It is very easy for Apple to standardize the phone with the 18W PD charger. Is it really unnecessary to give the iPhone 11 a quick charger? What is the benefit will the iPhone 11 user buy a PD charger at her own expense? Today,  Inviolabs will answer if this is necessary. At the beginning, it is sure...

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What is the fast charging technology at the iPhone11 conference? Which models of iPhone can be charged quickly?

The Apple conference has just ended. At this conference, Apple only used about 10 seconds to introduce the 18W PD fast charge on the iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max. According to the official website information, the iPhone 11 is still equipped with a 5W charger. In fact, for iPhone users, it is not so difficult to achieve fast charging. In this section, Inviolabs will focus on the PD protocol and give you some advice on purchasing an iPhone. Looking back at the iPhone's practice of fast charging, it actually started in the iPhone 8 series, and the iPhone 8 supports PD 18W fast charging. The full name of the PD is USB Power Delivery, which is the...

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2019 New Nintendo Switch: Charging and Power Usage

In August 2019, Nintendo released an updated version of the Nintendo Switch. This revision had a new system-on-chip (CPU and GPU combo), flash storage, and RAM. Those increased the power efficiency of the whole system. Here we’ll take a look at the resulting power usage, and charging. New Nintendo Switch Play Time Nintendo listed the new Nintendo Switch as offering 2-2.5 more hours of play time. It is the only change in specs they listed when comparing the new and original Switch. Charge Time Test Results Tested with a brand new HAC-001(-01) Nintendo Switch in handheld mode. The console was at 0%, the power bank at 100%. For the sleeping test the Switch was turned on after 5 minutes. Then...

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In addition to the 45W charger, what else needed for Samsung Galaxy Note+

Since Samsung released the Galaxy Note10+ and equipped with a 25W charger to support the fast charging. Even more exciting, Note10+ also supports 45W fast charging, but has strict requirements on charger. Let's take a look what else needed in addition to the 45W charger.   Inviolabs found that the first thing is the charger, now only the original Samsung charger can be selected,  which worth 50 dollars. Third-party charging devices are currently not available  because Note+ require 45W+ with the PPS. PPS (Programmable Power Supply) programmable power supply, a type of Power Supply supported by USB PD3.0, is a power supply that can realize voltage and current regulation using USB PD protocol output. The PPS specification integrates current high-voltage low-current,...

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