The new iPhone 8 and iPhone X are the first Apple terminals to be compatible with fast charging via a USB-C cable, a fast charge that has taken longer than necessary, since for several years was in some competitive phones.
Tom’s Guide website made a comparison to check the charging time of compatible terminals with fast charging, leaving the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus in third, fourth and fifth position respectively.
The devices that have been analyzed to perform this test, in addition to the new iPhone models are the OnePlus 5T, the LG V30, the Google Pixel 2, and the Galaxy Note 8. To make use of the fast charge on the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, the guys from Tom’s Guide have used the 29-watt wall charger with the USB-C to lightning cable.
During the first 30 minutes it was verified how the OnePlus 5T fast charging system, a terminal that only takes a few days on the market, is capable of charging up to 57% of its battery capacity, while the LG V30 reaches 53% For its part, the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus get 50%, 49% and 47% respectively. Finishing the classification, you can see how the Google Pixel 2 reaches 38% load after 30 minutes using the fast charging system, while the Galaxy Note 8 reaches 35%.
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If you use the charger that comes standard with each new iPhone, with the iPhone 8 a 30% load was reached in 30 minutes in an hour. With the iPhone 8 Plus a 26% load was achieved after 30 minutes and 55% in an hour. The iPhone X, is the one that shows us a much slower charging system making use of the standard charger since in 30 minutes it reaches 17% while in an hour it reaches 37%.