Google now offers $35 18W USB Type-C Power Adapters designed for Pixel smartphones


Google's web store has started selling 18W USB Type-C power adapters. Designed specifically for the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones, these are meant as spare chargers or as an option for charging Type-C devices. The cost for the accessory is $35, and the price includes an USB Type-C cable. It also comes as expected that the charger is designed to operate with maximum safety.

Rated at 18W, these ought to charge devices a little bit faster than the 15W chargers that came bundled with the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P. It's also worth noting that the charger itself features a single Type-C port and comes bundled with a Type-C cable, which means you'll have to get a Type-C to microUSB cable if you wish to charge devices with a microUSB port.

Sold in Gray, the 18W Type-C charger will begin shipping October 20, together with the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones.

source: Google

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