The fastest way to charge your phone without damaging the battery

Batteries and fast charging are at the core of our favorite smartphones. As we’ve seen in the past, improving a phone’s battery can be a dangerous task, so fast charging requires a delicate balance. But, how does fast charging actually work and how might it improve in the future? We take a look at the quickest way to charge your current phone…and your next phone.


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45 thoughts on “The fastest way to charge your phone without damaging the battery

  • August 15, 2018 at 1:00 pm

    Is battery life more important than design?

  • August 15, 2018 at 6:40 pm

    Read about Oppo's Super Vooc charge technology, which allows u to charge ur 3400mah battery phone from 0 to 100% in just 30/35 minutes!!!

  • August 15, 2018 at 6:42 pm

    The fact that iPhones owners need to buy other cables and stuff for fast charging. 🙄

  • August 15, 2018 at 6:45 pm

    Very few facts sadly. Btw, Apple "fast charge" is actually called USB Power delivery which is a standard from the USB consortium that require extra power lines from the standard USB type A.

  • August 15, 2018 at 6:54 pm

    Good explanation, btw Google pixel 2 can charge 0-100% in straight 45 min!

  • August 15, 2018 at 6:55 pm

    Use power bank if you don't have quick charge in your mobile

  • August 15, 2018 at 7:06 pm

    I like this guy and I understand they've got to simply things for people, but there is a lot about this video that is just straight out incorrect or at least misleading.

  • August 15, 2018 at 7:13 pm

    The future in batteries is either a long battery life, very fast charging or constant charging (like how 4G is everywhere, wireless charging will be everywhere – at least in cities, and it'll have at least a 2m range).

  • August 15, 2018 at 7:21 pm

    Ho the heck you can describe FAST CHARGING and everything about charging on iPhone, which has this as a 1. new feature, 2. not in the box, 3. worse than competitors do?

  • August 15, 2018 at 7:35 pm

    You know nothing about volts, amps, watts or residence.

  • August 15, 2018 at 7:37 pm

    Shame on you for putting the beautiful and removable (!) Batterie next to the glued 3gb ram fruit phone.

  • August 15, 2018 at 7:47 pm

    Too oversimplified and somewhat incorrect,the main limitation of super caps is the capacity per volume not overheating there are actually dash cams that use super caps for a longer life cycle.
    Quick charge and USB-C PD (what apple uses too) user higher voltage to allow slightly smaller power bricks and thinner cables however there's a catch at the phone's end you would need to step down the voltage anyway for the battery which means power loss and heat.
    Dash or VOOC has a different approach the charger itself outputs the exact voltage that the battery needs without the need of stepping down the voltage (about 4.4v @ 4A constant current) at the phone's end which means minimal heat dissapation (on the phone's side however the charger produces more heat) the downside of this is bigger charger and thicker and heavier cable.

  • August 15, 2018 at 7:50 pm

    you have to buy their fast charger AND their fast charger cable? Apple is ridiculous lol

  • August 15, 2018 at 8:20 pm

    Removable battery, 0% to 100% in 10 seconds. Just leave it in the external charger overnight and take it with you.

  • August 15, 2018 at 8:25 pm

    Very interesting.. But what was this video for😅
    Thanks u just
    Wasted my time

  • August 15, 2018 at 8:40 pm

    Does anyone know how long an Galaxy S8 takes to charge to 50%? I dont know if my cable is fast charging it the proper way

  • August 15, 2018 at 9:04 pm

    Awesome video, Stefan.

  • August 15, 2018 at 9:08 pm

    I used to have the same speech impediment. Hey bud, use the front of your mouth to make sh/ch sounds instead of the back. That's all there is to it. It feels weird at first but you get used to it. I've been impediment free for over twenty years now. Hopefully you get to see this comment.

  • August 15, 2018 at 9:09 pm

    Great video, I really like this guy he does a great job.

  • August 15, 2018 at 9:11 pm

    This is a wonderfully helpful and informative video. Well done, Verge.

  • August 15, 2018 at 9:56 pm

    Great video. I like how you made volts, amps, and watts easier for the non-tech savvy to understand.

  • August 15, 2018 at 10:05 pm

    I like the new guy, he is really cool
    And the video was charged with relevant and quality information, explaining the topic neatly.

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