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Oppo to introduce 125W charging for smartphones on 15 July

By Cookie Monster - on 15 Jul 2020, 6:30pm

Oppo to introduce 125W charging for smartphones on 15 July

This article was originally published on 13 July 2020.

15 July 2020 update: Oppo unveiled their latest advancements in fast-charging technologies. You may refer to this article.

The Oppo Find X2 Pro supports fast charging up to 65W.

Oppo is announcing the next breakthrough in fast charging for smartphones later this week.

The company shared in a tweet that it will be introducing 125W fast charging on 15 July. Oppo is unlikely to introduce a new smartphone that supports 125W fast charging, but we can get a preview and timeline as to when the feature will be coming to commerical devices.

It is estimated that 125W fast charging is able to top up a flat battery in 15 minutes or less. However, fast charging has other issues as accelerated battery degradation and safety concerns. 

Oppo currently has the fasted wired charging solution in the market with its 65W SuperVOOC 2.0 Flash Charge. The Find X2 Pro's battery was able to go from 0% to 100% in an hour less, consistently during our review.

Source: Oppo via Android Authority