Xiaomi presented a new 80 Watt fast charging technology for its smartphones. Thanks to it, the manufacturer prides itself on being able to recharge a terminal to 100% in less than 20 minutes.

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Fast charging is one of the new obsessions of manufacturers. Whoever charges the fastest, and Xaomi wants to give it a bang with its 80 watt fast charge. Featured in a video, this new technology could soon to arrive on its smartphones.

The video in question shows the technology of 80 watt fast charging on a Mi 10 Pro modified for the occasion. We can see the terminal charging up to 50% in eight minutes top chrono. For the full recharge, it only takes 19 minutes! Note that the smartphone in question has a 4000 mAh battery.

This technology can be impressive in video, but keep in mind that this is not than a demonstration. The point is that fast charging can damage batteries over time, which is why in many cases charging slows down in the latter percentages, lengthening the total time.

A technology that could be present on the next flagship

Not long ago, OnePlus released its 8T compatible with 65-watt fast charging. According to our tests, the smartphone is fully recharged in 45 minutes, without losing speed at the end. OnePlus has indeed used not one, but two batteries in its phone to reduce the voltage. A solution that could be also used by Xiaomi.

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Xiaomi is not at its first attempt at fast charging. The manufacturer already offers a 50 Watt charger with his Mi 10 Ultra. But in any case, the charge goes well beyond 20 minutes, since it takes a little less than an hour to recharge the battery to 100%.

For the moment, the Chinese manufacturer has not communicated on the release date of such technology, but it is a safe bet that it will be present on the next flagship of the brand.