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The term 'USB-C chargers' includes a few different types of gadgets, all of which broadly involve recharging your USB-C smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Here's what you need to know to narrow your search -- including the different types available, answers to frequently asked questions and the best brands in the business.
Mains Adapters: these plug into your wall's plug socket, turning AC power in your home or work into DC power that can be used by your smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Car Chargers: these chargers provide power to mobile devices from your car's cigarette / auxiliary power supply.
Docks: these provide a convenient place for your USB-C smartphone to rest. Normally, you'll need to plug this into a mains adapter for fast charging or a computer for syncing.
Portable Chargers: these external batteries help to recharge USB-C devices when you're away from mains or car power sources
Here are the most Frequently Asked Questions when it comes to USB-C chargers.
What determines charging speed?
Charging speed is limited by the slowest element in the chain that links a power source to your device. Generally, this is the mains adapter or car charger, which should support the same fast charging standard as your device. You should also ensure you're using a high quality USB-C to USB-A cable or USB-C to USB-C cable.
What fast charging standards exist?
There are a few, but some of the best known are USB Power Delivery (USB-PD) and Qualcomm Quick Charge. Both do the same thing, trying to maximise charging speeds while safeguarding device health, but the implementations are different. USB Power Delivery is the native fast charging specification for USB-C found on phones, tablets and laptops, including Google's Pixel line. Meanwhile, Quick Charge is an older standard that has been updated for USB-C and is common amongst Samsung smartphones.
Why use USB-C?
USB-C is easier to use than the Micro USB standard it replaces, thanks to a symmetric plug that fits in either way. It supports faster data transfer (including 4K video) and can transmit more power, minimising charging times. USB-C is also being found on a wider range of devices, from smartphones to tablets, laptops and desktop PCs. In many ways, it is the best implementation of the original idea of a universal connector standard that prompted USB back in the
Samsung have produced a wide range of smartphone-focused USB-C chargers, with a good reputation for quality and prices to match.
Olixar is a more budget-focused brand, offering helpful solutions without sacrificing safety or capability.
4smarts is known for their elegant charging solutions.
Kidigi is a respected accessory maker with a history of excellence.