Xiaomi has presented on Twitter a new technology for fast charging. at Video Broadcast last night, we can see an average Mi 11 Pro with a 4000 mAh battery that is 100% recharged in just 8 minutes thanks to the power of 200 watts. In the second test, it fills the phone wirelessly in 15 minutes with a power of 120 watts. By comparison, it will take about an hour to charge iPhone 12 with fast charging.
This is not the first time that the manufacturer has revealed a new ultra-fast charging technology. Vivo introduced a technology two years ago that allows to recharge a 4000 mAh battery in 13 minutes (at 120 watts). In 2016, it was Oppo to actually feature 15-minute fast charging technology for a full cycle.
In Xiaomi’s case, the technical details have yet to be announced. While this video is impressive, that doesn’t mean the technology will ever be commercialized. Fault (generally) with safety or reliability issues toward batteries. However, Android smartphones are still ahead of Apple in this area: Oppo Find X2 Pro comes with a 65W charger, which allows a full charge in just over half an hour. Xiaomi’s Mi 11 Ultra comes with a 67W charger to get nearly equivalent results.