Slimmer and lighter phones look really popular; they seem to be the best bet for anyone who really needs sleek devices these days. But slimmer and lighter devices also have their downside, the slimmer the devices get, the slimmer and thinner the batteries become and this result in batteries that aren’t as strong as they should be.
The problems with slimmer devices and bad batteries have now made many people start preferring devices that come with better battery life even if it would be a little bulkier. As long as they can get a battery that lasts them all day, who really cares about the size?
Chinese Smartphone manufacturer ‘Huawei’ revealed that it has a new improvement in its battery technology. The new battery that was revealed to the audience at the Japan Battery Symposium was developed at Huawei’s Central Research Institute (Watt Lab). This new battery from Huawei has now become the fastest charging battery in the industry. Coming at a time when Huawei is being challenged by some other top Smartphone manufacturers, this new battery could be a game changer.
Charging up to 10 times faster than traditional batteries, Huawei’s new impressive battery has been developed to be of top quality. The company revealed that a 3,000 mAh battery can charge up to 50% in just five minutes (3,000 mAh is the capacity of the batteries that tablets and phablets use). For Smartphones with smaller battery capacities, users can use their devices for over 12 hours with just two-minutes of charge.
This new fast charge battery has knocked off Qualcomm’s Quick Charge and Samsung’s Adaptive Fast Charging. According to a press release from the company, Huawei was able to achieve a fast charging battery by bonding heteroatoms to the molecule of graphite in anode, which could be a catalyst for the capture of transmission of lithium through carbon bonds. The company also stated that the heteroatoms increase the charging speeds of the batteries without decreasing the battery life or the density of the stored energy.
Huawei said it had made this new technology more consumable to everyone who uses future Huawei devices by making it possible to fully charge your phones in the time you spend drinking a cup of coffee. Huawei will be licensing other technology giants to use their new technology, which means we can expect to see these fast charging features in devices like electric vehicles, mobile powerbanks, iPhones and wearable devices.
It wouldn’t be a surprise if iPhones come with this new technology, seeing that iPhones are already equipped with sensors from ‘Sony’ along with some other parts that were gotten from competitors. The iPhone 7 or 8 could be coming with the fast charge batteries from Huawei; remembering that the iPhone comes with a 1,715 mAh battery, one could expect a full charge in seven minutes.
We will be seeing better lasting batteries with true fast charging features. The new battery will meet the need of every big-time Smartphone user, and hopefully, it could give Huawei devices a top spot in the Smartphone market for some time.