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Nerfed devices with a huge price tag
Anonymous, 04 Nov 2017Try searching in YouTube they compared the top flagships charging from 0 to 100 and pixel 2 wa... moreYeah with 2h and 30 min? :D simple mathematics in my opinion goes like this 1h 30m faster than 2h 30m, or I am wrong genus?
Anonymous, 04 Nov 2017Yeah. I find it very convenient to have my phone charged in about an hour. If i would forget t... moreThis would be like using one of those lightning fast 15 minute AA battery charger to compensate for one's forgetfulness 20 minutes before departure. Batteries don't enjoy being charged that fast (both NiMH and Li-Po). In this example, charging Eneloops with this current shortens their lifespan 10 times.
Li-Ion cells are a bit less sensitive, but those shouldn't be charged above 0.5C and discharged 0.7C. That means a 2-hour charge to 80% is already pushing it.
In later stages of cycle life, internal resistance start to build up and the cells will get much hotter during fast charging, which damages them even more.
No I'm not a fan of this solution. Set an alarm so you won't forget or get a powerbank. Stressing battery (which is in most phones non-removable) beyond safe limits isn't the right way to do this.
NoiseyBoy, 04 Nov 2017This is why I'm happy using my Huawei Mate 10 Pro. 58% in 30 mins and fully charged in 55 mins... moreHuawei mate 10 have bigger battery but still have same Sot with other phone with smaller capacity..
Anonymous, 04 Nov 2017Yeah. I find it very convenient to have my phone charged in about an hour. If i would forget t... moreWell, there are less destructive ways to accomodate for this scenario too, such as having powerbank at the ready, or just always to remember to put it on the charger.
If possible a way to choose the speed manually would be great. "I'm in a hurry, charge as fast as possible" or "this is the usual over night charge, do it in the way that conserves the battery life as much as possible".
Pixel max charging input - 18W
Pixel's supplied charger output - 18W
Pixel really charges at 15W
...okay, I guess
Pixel 2 max charging input - 27W
Pixel 2's supplied charger output - 18W
Pixel 2 really charges at 10.5W
Maybe Google wants you to buy Pixelbook charger to get actual 'fast' charging. Kinda taking a leaf out of Apple's book :disgusting:
wqcr, 04 Nov 2017I'm curious, why anyone needs fast charging? I'm fine with mine which charges in 7-9 hours. Yeah. I find it very convenient to have my phone charged in about an hour. If i would forget to charge your phone before i went to sleep i would be screwed.
AnonD-34062, 04 Nov 2017That new Razer is looking better and better. For $100 less.OnePlus 5T for around 250$-300$ less in few days.
AnonD-34062, 04 Nov 2017That new Razer is looking better and better. For $100 less.150 less
This is why I'm happy using my Huawei Mate 10 Pro. 58% in 30 mins and fully charged in 55 mins. And that's with a 4000mAh battery.
Plus the added benefit of a TUV safety certification to ensure nothing untoward happens.
NoToBrandLoyalty, 04 Nov 2017Fast charging is fine if designed properly, and won't damage the phone as long as you use the ... more"also avoid keeping your phone plugged in after reaching 100%"
Care to elaborate on what's wrong with keeping phone plugged in when it's at 100%?
"Anyway, fast charging usually is up to 80 to 90%, after that charging slows down to "trickle charging" wherein lower current (Amps) to reduce stress on the battery."
Correct, but not to 'reduce stress on the battery'. The last part of the charging occurs in CV (constant voltage) mode, where the current is dictated by the cell's internal resistance. In other words, it cannot be charged any faster without compromising the safety of the cell.
I'm curious, why anyone needs fast charging? I'm fine with mine which charges in 7-9 hours.
Vegetaholic, 04 Nov 2017You must be joking right? 2h 30 min to fully charge when advertised as fast charging phone wit... moreTry searching in YouTube they compared the top flagships charging from 0 to 100 and pixel 2 was faster than s8 ......
Well in my opinion it doesn't matter much .... Coz few youtubers tested it until it charges fully and compared it with other flagships and it got 2nd place with its hugely higher resolution than one plus 5 which got 1st place and the difference is 3 minutes.... That's great...
AnonD-691126, 04 Nov 2017I'm not pulling numbers out of thin air; I read the above article in question. The wattage gra... moreIt's strange, the graph show a peak of 330º I suppose Kelvin, that is 56,85ºC too hot. I believe that it is the temperature measured internally in the connector. Reading this:
They write that the max thermals in 32.6 ºC which is reasonable if that is the body temperature. Pixel 1 temperatures reached a peak of 44 ºC...
AnonD-677133, 04 Nov 2017That's ridiculous heat, no one could possibly touch their phone. Is this graph info really correct? I nearly overlooked it, but I know phones get hot. My LG G3 reached over 80c which was absurd. Another mistake was buying it refurbished, where the silicon had heated for an unknown time. The memory chip managed to get fried, so I smashed it. Perhaps it was the custom ROM that set it off. It doesn't matter because newer budget phones are just as powerful and don't even reach 50c.