Xiaomi's two top executives dealt fast charging technology as well as wireless fast charging. Trends are moving towards faster and faster charging, either by cable or wirelessly. How's Xiaomi?
Xiaomi keeps up with demand
Lu Weibing, president of Xiaomi Group China and CEO of Redmi, admitted that their smartphones have lagged behind the integration of fast and wireless charging technology in the past.
Xiaomi CEO and Chairman Lei Jun admitted that the company had not paid attention to fast charging technology in the past. However, that has changed and Xiaomi is now one of the leaders in this field.
The turning point came in September / September of this year, when Xiaomi introduced the technology Mi Turbo Charge with power with wireless charging up to 30 W. When charging via the cable, a power of up to 40 W.
Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G - one of the pioneers of fast charging
These elements of fast charging brought to practice and for smartphone users Xiaomi Mi 9 Pro 5G. In addition to super fast charging, it also brought reverse charging with a power of 10 W and support for 5G mobile networks.
When using a 40 watt cable charge it is battery with a capacity of 4000 mAh charged from 0 to 100% in 48 minutes. In the case of 30 watt wireless charging, this time is 69 minutes, taking from 0 to 50%, the smartphone can be charged in as little as 25 minutes.
Xiaomi is now reportedly working on wireless charging with a power of 40 W, which the representatives of the brand revealed at a press conference. This technology is still not ready and it will take some time before it appears in smartphones in series production.
A new flagship is expected in the first half of 2020 Xiaomi Mi 10 as well as a new flagship killer Redmi K30 Pro. It is these models that could be another milestone in the field of fast charging and thus bring new record charging times for the smartphone.
Fans still expect super-fast charging technology with a power of up to 100 W, in which the smartphone was charged in 17 minutes. The video from this Xiaomi experiment appeared in the spring of 2019.
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