USB Power Delivery

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18. March 2021
Aukey power supply and Pipika charging cable on offer

DIY iPhone fast charging set: Aukey power supply and Pipika charging cable on offer

If you don't have a small USB-C power supply that also supports USB-C power delivery, you might be able to get one now, because Aukey has a pretty cheap bargain on Amazon, which is supplemented by another offer from Pipika [ ...]
27. February 2021
ISDT N8 battery charger in the test

In the test: ISDT N8 battery charger with USB-C and color display - pick of the week in week 9

Actually, it's a little strange when, less than two weeks after recommending the Voltcraft Charge Manager, I already advertise the next battery charger as the pick of the week. But: There is a reason. The […]
29. September 2019
The Anker PowerPort III works with gallium nitrite instead of silicon. This makes it significantly smaller than other chargers.

In the test: Anker PowerPort Atom III USB-C power supply with 60 watts

The Anker PowerPort Atom III is the first gallium nitrite power supply from Anker that I have reviewed. Anyone who does not know what to do with the term gallium nitrite (GaN) might like to read my article about the advantages of [...]
11. March 2019
A label indicating whether a charger or a power bank supports USB-PD can usually be found on the device itself. In this case, even with precise information on the performance data (Photo: Sir Apfelot).

What is USB Power Delivery (USB PD)?

USB Power Delivery is the technical term for the fast charging function via a corresponding USB cable and a compatible charging cable / compatible power bank. Among other things, i-devices from Apple, such as newer iPhone models, use this standard. Even with [...]
11 December 2017

Reader question: do the iPhone X and iPhone 8 support Qualcomm Quick Charge?

In comments, via the contact form and directly by e-mail, questions from readers arrive here in the blog from time to time. One of the readers' questions recently read: "Do the iPhone X and iPhone 8 support [...]