Xiaomi Mi 8 is going to release on May 31 and the anticipation is increasing with each feature of Mi 8 getting leaked. Today, it’s not a leak from some Weibo users. Instead, this time it’s a confirmed feature of the 8th-anniversary flagship, exposed by none other than Qualcomm, itself.
According to the provided source, in Qualcomm’s QC4.0 + technology documents, the name of Xiaomi Mi 8 has emerged. This means that Mi 8 will support the latest QC4.0+ technology.
In fact, a couple of months back, Xiaomi flagship hit TENAA highlighting that it supported 18W fast charging in the specifications sheet. At that time, the rumored flagship thought to be Xiaomi Mi 7 instead of Mi 8. As Xiaomi is skipping the 7th generation, the leaked phone is none other than Xiaomi Mi 8.
Not surprisingly, the phone will support 5V/3A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A and other quick-charge output specifications, with a maximum power of 18W.
Other Qualcomm’s QC4.0+ supported flagship includes:
- BQ Aquaris X2
- BQ Aquaris X2 Pro
- Nubia Z17
- Razer Phone
- Smartisan R1
Most of these phones have already been released, except for Xiaomi Mi 8 which will release on May 31.
In November 2016, Qualcomm released the QC4.0 technology. It supports dual parallel charging, a 20% increase in speed and a 30% increase in efficiency. Surprisingly, claims to charge 50% in 15 minutes or even shorter. Moreover, it supports USB Type- C, USB PD, Best Voltage Intelligent Negotiation Power Management Algorithm (INOV), Accurate Voltage, Current and Temperature Measurements, Battery. Chargers, data cables, and system protection are also in available.
In June 2017, Qualcomm announced the latest QC4.0+. Improvements include dual power management ICs, intelligent thermal balance, and advanced security features. The Snapdragon 835, Snapdragon 845, and even the latest Snapdragon 710 SoC supports this charging technology.
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