A new trend has emerged in the sale of smartphones. Customers have started giving more attention to fast charging smartphones all over the world. This can be gauged from the fact that in the first quarter (Q2) of 2023, the share of fast charging smartphones in total smartphone sales worldwide is 80 percent. Here fast charging smartphones are those handsets which have more than 10W charging capacity. The percentage of sales is expected to be 74 percent in the first quarter of 2022 and 29 percent in the first quarter of 2018.
Smartphone usage on the rise
According to Counterpoint Research, the growing acceptance of fast charging-enabled smartphones is attributed to the growing use of smartphones and continuous advancements in hardware, reports IANS. . The report also states that Chinese smartphone brands are leading the trend by introducing high-wattage charging at different price points.
With fast charging capabilities of up to 300W
Smartphone makers have intensified their focus on fast charging handsets. Companies have showcased handsets with charging up to 200W and 300W. Realme and Xiaomi are making fast charging handsets in Chinese brands. Recently OPPO has showcased smartphones with impressive 300W fast charging capability. Senior analyst Karn Chauhan said that the charging speed is very fast, so that users can charge their phones in a few minutes.
Emphasis on making fast-charging technology cheaper
According to the news, fast charging smartphones with more than 30W power can charge a completely worn phone in about an hour. The report states that charging a smartphone in an hour can be a strong selling point for smartphone manufacturing. Smartphone brands are focusing on making fast-charging tech affordable.
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