October 27, 2017 - A global leader in mobile peripheral solutions, PQI of Foxlink Group today announced “Smart i-Charger PD” that supports quick charge on the latest iPhone X and iPhone 8/ 8 Plus. Sporting Type-C connector and USB Power Delivery (USB-PD), it can charge from low battery status to 50% power within 30 minutes, bringing your phone back from the brink of shutting down to operability.
“Type-C connector and USB-PD quick charge function showed steady development and popularized in recent years. With iPhone 8/ X and MacBook Pro supporting quick charge functions, it presents commercial opportunities for mobile peripheral manufacturers” said John Wang, President at PQI. According to IHS Markit, up to 2 billion devices (laptops, desktops, smart phones, tablets, etc.) with Type-C connection will be manufactured by the year 2019. What is worth mentioning is that currently there are 2 million Nintendo Switch (Type-C compatible) on the market and there seems to be a rise in automobile Type-C applications (up to 20% market share) as well. Apple camp or not, this definitely injects new life into the quick charge market. To greet the USB-C PD quick charge era, PQI has been proactively preparing with multiple peripheral products such as cables, storage devices, hubs, mobile power banks and now, the latest Smart i-Charger PD, offering customers a complete solution. With the aid of Foxlink Group’s R&D and distribution, PQI is determined to face this blue ocean opportunity head-on with full of confidence.
Smart i-Charger PD Charger – Reinforced with Quick Charge
PQI Smart i-Charger PD features Type-C Power Delivery (PD) quick charge function and can charge up to three devices simultaneously. It has one Type-C and two Type-A connectors with a total maximum output of up to 41W. The Type-C connector can supply a maximum of 29W, it can provide quick charge for an iPhone 8 in low battery status and can quick charge the phone back up to 50% within 30 minutes. Comparing to traditional Apple chargers with 5W (5V/ 1A) power output, PQI Smart i-Charger PD’s charging capability has 15W (5V /3A), the tripled power output significantly shortens charging time.
Device support wise, in addition to iPhone X, iPhone 8/Plus, MacBook 2016, iPad Pro 2016, Nintendo Switch, it also supports other USB PD compatible devices such as Samsung Galaxy S8, Google Pixel, LG V30, Xiaomi MIX2, HUAWEI Mate Book X, Dell XPS 12, etc. As for people that are concerned with quick charge heat production with long charging times, PQI’s Smart i-Charger PD has output regulation protection. It intelligently detects output power, charging device status and regulates its output accordingly. Should temperature rise sharply, power output will be cut-off to avoid or reduce any negative effects on the battery. Certified with multiple global stringent safety regulations and is insured with liability insurance up to 10 million dollars, users can be rest assure when using PQI Smart i-Charger PD to charge their devices.
Input: 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 1A
Output 1: Type-C(PD) DC 5V/3A, 9V/3A, 14.5V/2A
Output 2&3: DC 5V/2.4A
Maximum output: 41W
Dimension: 75.7(L) x 52(W) x 28.6(H)mm
Weight: 1 year