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New leak points to OnePlus embracing 65W charging
The OnePlus 8 series offers fast 30W charging, but it’s not the fastest charging solution in terms of pure wattage. In fact, fellow BBK-owned companies Realme and Oppo both offer phones with 65W charging speeds.
Now, MySmartPrice has uncovered evidence that 65W charging could come to an upcoming OnePlus device (ostensibly the OnePlus 8T). The outlet apparently spotted a 65W charger by OnePlus on TUV Rheinland’s certification website. Check out the screenshot below.
This is likely for an upcoming OnePlus product, such as the OnePlus 8T, rather than for the OnePlus 8 series. Then again, Xiaomi’s Mi 10 Pro tops out at 50W but comes with a 65W charger for use with laptops as well. So it’s entirely possible that OnePlus intends to take a similar approach rather than actually supporting 65W charging on its phones.
In saying so, we’d love to see OnePlus embrace this charging speed on its phones, and OnePlus tends to borrow tech from its stablemate OPPO anyway. For example, the OPPO Reno Ace touts 65W charging capable of filling a 4,000mAh battery in 30 minutes. And with 5G phones seeing increased battery capacity, faster charging is arguably more important than ever.
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