Apple vs Samsung vs Huawei fast charging graph puts Super Charge at the top

Fast chargers that come with your phone do one and the same thing - they top up your handset quicker than those puny bricks of yesteryear that took many hours to do the same thing. Every manufacturer, however, calls their system differently, despite that it all boils down to that. 

It's confusing to know the differences between Samsung's Adaptive Fast Charge, Apple's Fast Charge, the OnePlus DashCharge, Qualcomm's Quick Charge, Motorola's Turbo Charge and so on. This is why the infographic below explaining what are the differences between the manufacturers' standards is so timely. Bear in mind that Apple doesn't supply the fast charger in the iPhone 8, 8 Plus or iPhone X boxes, so you have to get it as an extra.

Also, devices like the new Xiaomi Mi 8 may support Qualcomm's latest Quick Charge 4+, but such chargers aren't readily available, and the difference in speeds would be negligible compared to what the stock 3.0 brick is able to achieve anyway, with its hour and a half from zero to a full charge. So, whose standard wins? Well, both our own observations and hard math puts Huawei's Super Charge system at the top when it comes to fast charging, with the whopping 47mAh/minute, pretty impressive, especially when you are charging phones with huge batteries like the P20 Pro.

source: Hometop



1. LetThereBeLight

Posts: 113; Member since: Nov 20, 2014

Couldn't concentrate ;P

19. lyndon420

Posts: 6824; Member since: Jul 11, 2012

HA!! Imagine if she was wearing a better pair of

22. TheOracle1

Posts: 2336; Member since: May 04, 2015

From my own real world experience the Qualcomm 3.0 on the Mix2 is incredible. I charge it right next to my P10 and the Xiaomi smokes it. Kirin 960 vs SD835 I guess but the difference is clear. The Kirin 970 may be better but a I don't think there'll be a significant difference beyond 10 minutes.

2. tuminatr

Posts: 1143; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

I know they are a small player but you could have mentioned Essential and their 2700w charger

3. AfterShock

Posts: 4147; Member since: Nov 02, 2012

I also have to mention the essential and it's PD charger, little over a hour to full. Said it before I've saw no other charger faster then this currently.

11. tuminatr

Posts: 1143; Member since: Feb 23, 2009

Agreed I don't know the protocol they use but it charges very fast

4. japkoslav

Posts: 1517; Member since: Feb 19, 2017

I always crack up a smile when some types Apple Fast Charge :-D The stupidest (in terms of battery degradation) and the slowest possible way to charge your device. Speed is not important pass QC 2.0, but not damaging your battery is.

14. perry1234

Posts: 648; Member since: Aug 14, 2012

Unfortunately, I , an owner of an iPhone 6S Plus can vouch for this. It has been 4 months since I got my factory-fitted battery replaced, and the Battery Health(Beta) already shows the rated capacity at 94%. 6% of drop in just a matter of 4 months is pretty bad. (I charge using a Zebronics slow 1A powerbank and an Apple MFi certified cable. I never leave phone to charge overnight, I do that with the powerbank nly.)

8. isprobi

Posts: 797; Member since: May 30, 2011

What about the Razer phone? It has Qualcomm 4.0+ and a 4000 MAH battery? It charges very quickly but most days it lasts from wake up to sleep time with plenty of battery left.

15. worldpeace

Posts: 3135; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Razer already mentioned in pict.2 But did it include QC4+ charger in the box?


Posts: 2817; Member since: Oct 03, 2012

Just name it apple slow's crap, It's true!

21. Y.S.L..

Posts: 232; Member since: Jul 03, 2018

The biggest POS APPLE IS Apple just die I pray for your death awaits you very soon

17. Bondurant

Posts: 784; Member since: Jun 04, 2014

Huawei has the fastest charging for past two years. But all those one plus customers thought otherwise.

18. LFCRodrigues

Posts: 63; Member since: May 09, 2014

Ok, but Huawei Supercharger only is faster when you are not using the smartphone. Oneplus's Dash Charger still taking the leader in my opinion because I can use it and still charging faster without getting my phone hot.

23. a_tumiwa

Posts: 393; Member since: Mar 16, 2012

i wonder why you dont give credit to oppo super VOOC technology , which by far is the fastest charging technology

25. PeeCee25

Posts: 20; Member since: Jan 07, 2018

Super VOOC can fully charge a 3400mAh battery from 0 to 100 in 35 minutes, likewise Chinese company ulephone's smartphone (don't remember the model) sporting a whopping 13000mAh can fully charged by its fast charger in around 2.5 hrs, it's 5V/5A charger, if I remember it correctly

26. dcwt2010

Posts: 74; Member since: Feb 01, 2013

Wow, I don't think there's enough diversity... more please so we can have loads of redundant chargers for next decade.

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