Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 with 4X faster charging announced
Fast Charging has become a necessity in today’s busy lifestyle, Owing to that Qualcomm has announced its next-generation Quick Charge 3.0 fast charging technology.
It will be available with select processors that include Snapdragon 820, 620, 618, 617, 430 processors and will start shipping by the end of the Year 2015. Accessories supporting Quick Charge 3.0 will be available in 2016.
In terms of comparison, the Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 is 4 times faster than the usual charging. It is 38% more efficient that the Quick Charge 2.0 and is 2 times faster than its predecessor Quick Charge 1.0. This new charging Technology is also backwards compatible.
It works on INOV (Intelligent Negotiation for Optimum Voltage) algorithm that allows the device to use optimum power transfer by utilizing the needed for required power input. This feature dynamically adjusts the required voltage level and also maximizing its efficiency.
The Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 is compatible with USB Type-A, Micro USB, USB Type-C connectors and will support next-gen chargers.