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Be Careful About Choosing Your Smartphone Charger: Here’s Why

Smartphone is the most essential part of our lives, so is the charger which powers it. The smartphones should only be charged with the chargers that come with it. What if you left your charger during a trip or you lost it somewhere else?

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The battery used in modern gadgets like smartphones or tablets are Li-ion batteries and these batteries get charged at a much faster pace. To get good backup from your battery there are certain points you should keep in mind while charging your smartphone.

Smartphone is the most essential part of our lives, so is the charger which powers it. The smartphones should only be charged with the chargers that come with it. What if you left your charger during a trip or you lost it somewhere else?

Obviously everyone will buy a new charger from the corner store. Sounds easy right? While buying a charger, you’ll find similar looking chargers all over the place but which is the right one?

Also Read: Five Ways To Prevent Your Smartphone Battery From Running Out

Devices like tablets have larger batteries, which require more current. A suitable charger delivers 2A output current which is common among all smartphones. Some devices on other hand come with charger that has output current of 3A to 5A.

Charging a smartphone with chargers that give less output won’t blast your battery but it will certainly decrease the battery lifecycle. Also, the charging time will increase by large number.  

It is recommended not to buy cheap charger from anywhere, instead go for third party charger that is approved by your phone’s manufacturer.

The buyers should avoid using fast charger unless your smartphone supports fast charging like Qualcomm’s Quick Charge technology. Fast chargers pull extra current, which if your phone is not capable of absorbing might cause wear and tear of the battery.

Nowadays, integrated circuitry smart technology automatically cuts off the extra charge whenever the phone gets charged beyond its limit.


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