The Chinese tech giant, Xiaomi has introduced a new 200W fast charging technology called “HYPERCHARGE”. It’s fast charging technology was used on the Mi 10 Ultra and the brand claims it is fast enough to charge a 4,000mAh battery in less than 8 minutes.
The company has also introduced a new 120W wireless fast charging technology that can fully charge a 4,000mAh battery in 15 minutes. This tech succeeds the brands 80W wireless fast charging tech, which was Xiaomi’s fastest wireless charging speed so far.
With its fast-charging ability, the tech giant has become the first Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) to offer 200 W fast charging for a smartphone.
The company on its Twitter account shared a video showing how fast a smartphone with a 4,000 mAh battery charges with its new technologies.
In the video, the gadget takes just 44 seconds to take the phone up to 10 percent charge, 50 percent in three minutes, and finally, the phone is fully charged within eight minutes.
Xiaomi also demonstrated its 120 W wireless fast charging technology in the video where a Mi 11 Pro smartphone was used to test both its wired and wireless fast charging technologies. In the video, the Mi 11 Pro with a 4,000 mAh battery charged to 10 percent in less than a minute, 50 percent in seven minutes, and reached full charge in 15 minutes.
So far, Xiaomi has not provided any details on when these two promising wired and wireless technologies will be ready for the market.
Earlier in 2019, Xiaomi announced a 100 W system that could charge a 4,000 mAh battery in 17 minutes. Then in 2020, Mi 10 Ultra filled up in 23 minutes at 120 W, but it did not have a bigger 4,500 mAh battery.
Where do their competitor’s stand?
Xiaomi competitors Oppo and Realme, both of which use the same Dart Charging tech on their phones now fall second with the 125W ‘Flash Charge’ or ‘UltraDART’ technology which can charge a 4,000 mAh battery in 20 minutes.
Meanwhile, Samsung’s top-of-the-line S21 Ultra still ships with 25W fast charging with USB Power Delivery 3.0. OnePlus on the other hand, has employed 65W fast charging and 50W wireless fast charging on its OnePlus 9 Pro.