With our growing smartphone usage, we all want a big battery phone. But just as important, the battery size is the speed at which it is topped up also matters. Now, various brands follow different fast-charging standards such as Dart, SuperVOOC, FlashCharge, Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 and 4.0, and Adaptive fast charging. You must check which of these is applicable to your handset and use that particular branded charger and cable only. Also, at the core of things, what you should check for is the wattage of the charger as well as the phone. It is the measure of power flow from the adapter to the phone. If you don’t know the wattage, it can be calculated by multiplying the amperage (rate of the amount of charge flow) with the voltage (rate of speed of charge flow). Now one other thing you should know is if the wattage of the charger and the phone don’t match, then the device will be charged at the wattage it supports. (हिंदी में पढ़िए)
Advantages and disadvantages of fast charging
Fast charging is a matter of convenience, having tasted which, you wouldn’t want to go back. Charging gadgets by themselves is a pain that most people would want to avoid altogether if they could, and fast charging lets you get done with the rigmarole quickly. It can also be a lifesaver in situations where you forget to top up your phone and are scrambling for charging points at the last minute.
On the downside, to implement fast charging, the separator within the battery needs to be thicker, which consequently inflates the size of your phone and battery. Fast charging (more importantly the heat generated in the process) also has an impact on your phone’s battery health in the long run, but not as much to be a deal-breaker.
So, if you are buying a new phone and you want to know which all are your best bet, then check out this list.
List of Phones with Fast Charging Support in 2022
1. Xiaomi 11T Pro – 120W fast charging
Xiaomi became the first brand in India to offer more than 100W charging in a smartphone in India. Xiaomi 11i and Xiaomi 11T Pro come with 120W fast charging support. The 11T Pro is backed by a 5000mAh battery while the Xiaomi 11i packs a 4500mAh battery.
The 11T Pro is driven by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 888 SoC. Optics-wise, the Xiaomi 11T Pro packs a triple camera setup including a 108MP main camera coupled with an 8MP wide-angle camera and a 5MP macro camera. Upfront, the 11T Pro features a 16MP camera for selfies and video calls.
2. iQOO 9 Pro/ iQOO 9 – 120W fast charging
Although the iQOO 9 series India launch is due in the next few weeks, the phone is already available in the Chinese market. Both these iQOO 9 Series phones come with lighting fast 120W fast charging.
As far as other specs are concerned, both phones get 120Hz AMOLED screen and a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. On the optics front, both phones have a 50MP primary rear camera and a 16MP selfie camera.
3. Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra – 67W fast charging
Mi 11 Ultra was Xiaomi’s flagship phone for 2021 and so it had the best of specs. Well, that includes a 5000mAh battery with fast charging capability of 67watts. It also supports Power Delivery 3.0.
Rest, It has a 6.81-inch AMOLED quad-curved display at the front and a 1.1-inch AMOLED screen at the back. The phone is powered by Qualcomm’s most powerful Snapdragon 888 processor paired with up to 16GB RAM and 256GB built-in storage. As for cameras, it comes with a 50MP primary camera, a 48MP Sony IMX586 ultrawide sensor with 128° FoV, and another 48MP (5x optical) telephoto lens. The front camera sports a 20MP sensor. Other important things include WiFi 6e, Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, USB-C port, etc.
4. Poco F3 GT – 67W
Poco F3 GT is a gaming-centric device and as such, it ought to drink up a lot of juice. So, the company has stowed in a 5065mAh battery that will be kept full by a 67W charger. It boasts to do this in just about 42 minutes. The phone is running on a MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC roomed with up to 8GB RAM and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
By the back, the phone has got a 64MP primary camera, an 8MP ultrawide sensor (119° field-of-view), and a 2MP macro shooter. Flip to the front, and there you get a 16MP camera lying within a punch hole on a 6.67-inch AMOLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate. The device also features an aerospace cooling system, WiFi 6, USB-C, and Bluetooth 5.2.
5. iQOO 7 Legend – 66W
iQOO 7 series in its home market ship with 120W fast charging support. However, for India and other international markets, it is delivering a 66W adapter. It’s plenty fast to fill up the 4000mAh cell. So, we won’t complain. This battery shares space with a 5nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G processor, up to 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
The cameras include a 16MP selfie camera, a 48MP Sony IMX598 sensor for the primary camera, a 13MP ultra-wide cum macro lens, and a 13MP portrait lens. The display measures 6.62-inches. It is of AMOLED type with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels, a refresh rate of 120Hz, and a touch sampling rate up to 1000Hz in gaming instances. In the repertoire, you also get Bluetooth 5.2, WiFi 6, and a USB-C port.
6. Asus ROG Phone 5 – 65W
Since games would suck a lot of battery quickly, you’ll need not just a big battery, but also a fast charger at hand. Gladly, Asus ROG Phone 5 has both. It comes with a humungous 6000mAh battery and support for 65W fast charging. The brand claims a 70% charge in 30 min and 100% in 52 min. Note that the device supports both Quick Charge 5 and the Power Delivery 3.0 standard.
Other things in the mix are Snapdragon 888 chipset, Android 11 software, 6.78-inch FHD+ 144Hz AMOLED screen, WiFi 6e, Bluetooth 5.2, stereo speakers, 3.5mm jack, 64MP triple camera setup, up to 16GB LPDDR5 RAM, and 256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
7. OnePlus 9 Pro – 65W
Long-time Android users would know OnePlus as the pioneer of fast charging tech on smartphones with its Warp and Dart adapters. Well, continuing that legacy, the OnePlus 9 Pro comes with a 65W charger that claims to top up the 4500mAh cell full in 29 min. The phone also incorporates the USB Power Delivery standard.
The rest of the repertoire also consists of a 6.7-inch 120Hz FHD+ AMOLED panel, Android 11, Snapdragon 888, 12GB+256GB memory configuration, a Hasselblad tuned camera setup, WiFi 6, and Bluetooth 5.2.
8. Realme GT Neo 2 – 65W
Realme GT Neo2 comes with a 65W fast charger that’s responsible to power up the 5000mAh battery inside. It is advertised to fill the tank full in 36 minutes. The internals also comprises a Snapdragon 870 processor with up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, (further expandable via a microSD card).
The fascia is a 6.62-inch FHD+ E4 AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate and 600Hz touch sampling rate. In a left cornered cutout resides the device’s 16MP selfie camera. The rear cameras meanwhile consist of a 64MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens with a 120-degree field of view, and a 2MP depth sensor. The handset is also armed with connectivity options like 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS, and USB Type-C.
9. OnePlus Nord 2 – 65W
It’s yet another phone with a 65W charger support. The underlying battery size is 4500mAh which the adapter is claimed to refill full in 30 mins. Although OnePlus uses proprietary charging technology, this cube also features the USB PD standard. Nord 2 is driven by a custom-tweaked Dimensity 1200AI processor. You can pick the device in up to 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. There’s also a special PAC-MAN edition of the device.
The front screen stretches 6.44-inches and is FHD+ AMOLED in nature with a 90Hz refresh rate, and HDR10+ certification. The front camera is a 32MP snapper. As for the rear shooters, you get 50MP Sony IMX766 as the leader followed by 8MP 119˚ ultra-wide and a 2MP macro module. Other odds and ends include things like an in-display fingerprint scanner, USB-C, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, dual stereo speakers, NSA/SA 5G, and Haptics 2.0.
9. Oppo Reno 6 Pro – 65W
The specs of Reno 6 Pro are very akin to the Nord 2 above. That is it brings a 4500mAh battery, 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 charger support, MediaTek Dimensity 1200 SoC, among other things. The charging speeds and refill times should also be similar to that of the Nord 2.
Coming to the surface, you are getting a 6.5” FHD+ OLED 3D curved screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate, HDR10+, 800nits peak brightness, and Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The max memory configuration available is 12GB+256GB. The list of cameras includes a 64MP main camera, an 8MP ultrawide camera, a 2MP macro clicker, a 2MP mono unit with a color temperature sensor. The device also provides WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, and a USB-C socket.
10. Vivo X70 Pro+ – 55W
Vivo X70 Pro+ is one excellent phone that rocks a lot of high-end specs. A 55W fast charger is one such thing that is capable of fueling the 4500mAh cell pretty quickly. The device is propelled by a Snapdragon 888+ chipset with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage.
On the front, it flaunts a 6.78-inch UHD+ AMOLED display with a pixel resolution of 1440 x 3200 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz. In the camera department, it offers a 50MP main camera, 48MP ultrawide-angle camera (with Gimbal stabilization), a 12MP portrait camera, and an 8MP periscope lens which offers up to 5x optical zoom and 60x superzoom. Other goodies in the bag are a 32MP front shooter, WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and a USB Type-C socket.
11. Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra – 45W
Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra came with 45W high-speed charging support (bundled in the box). This was meant to fill up the 5000mAh battery. Although the company stopped supplying the 45W adapter with its phones since this one, a recent leak suggests it might start bundling it again (with the flagship models of course). Anyway, the internal space is also occupied by Snapdragon 865/Exynos 990 chipset (market-specific), coupled with a 12+128GB memory combination.
The front side presents a 6.9-inch Infinity-O 120Hz AMOLED display with a QHD (1,440×3,200 pixels) resolution. At the central punch-hole sits the phone’s 40MP selfie camera. On the back, there is a 108 MP quad-camera setup including a 48MP (4x optical zoom, 10x hybrid zoom) telephoto lens, 12MP 120° ultrawide shooter, and a small 0.3MP depth module. Amongst other things, you also get WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB-C socket.
10 Best Phones with fast charging in 2022
These are some of the most relevant phones that offer fast charging:
|Xiaomi 11T Pro||120W|
|iQOO 9 Pro||120W|
|Xiaomi Mi 11 Ultra||67W|
|Poco F3 GT||67W|
|iQOO 7 Legend||66W|
|Asus ROG Phone 5||65W|
|OnePlus 9 Pro||65W|
|Realme GT Neo 2||65W|
|OnePlus Nord 2||65W|
|Oppo Reno 6 Pro||65W|
|Vivo X70 Pro+||55W|
|Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra||45W|