Qualcomm Announces Quick Charge 3.0

Qualcomm has officially revealed its latest and greatest fast charging product, as well as the latest member joining the Quick Charge family, Quick Charge 3.0, delivering the "next-generation of fast charging technology" with an insane charging time speed.

Quick Charge 3.0 features:

  • Up to four times faster charging time compared to conventional charging (from 0-80% in about 35 minutes)
  • Twice as fast as Quick Charge 1.0 and to 38%t more efficient than Quick Charge 2.0
  • Intelligent Negotiation for Optimum Voltage support that determines what power level to request at any point in time, enabling optimum power transfer while maximizing efficiency
  • wider voltage options supports from 3.6V all the way to 20V
  • backward-compatible with Quick Charge 1.0 and Quick Charge 2.0 devices
  • USB Type-A, USB micro, USB Type-C, or proprietary connectors support
According to Alex Katouzian, senior vice president, product management, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc "We are significantly enhancing the capabilities and benefits offered by Quick Charge 3.0 to bring robust fast charging technology to all," He continued "Quick Charge 3.0 addresses a primary consumer challenge with today’s mobile devices in helping users restore battery life quickly and efficiently, and does so through leading technology and a robust ecosystem including leading device and accessory OEMs".

Quick Charge 3.0 will be available in Snapdragon 820, 620, 618, 617, and 430-based devices next year, and it's expected to be features from low to mid-range devices all the way to high-end flagships.

Check out Quick Charge 3.0 Intro.