Qualcomm has been one of the most innovative company when it comes to releasing new technologies in increasing the battery life of the smartphones as well as the charging speeds in the smartphones. Qualcomm also manufactures chipsets named as Snapdragon processors. The latest of the Qualcomm Snapdragon processors made for the flagship devices is the Snapdragon 835 chipset. Qualcomm’s Quick Charge technology is the most useful and widespread technology of all the Quick charging methods including OnePlus’ Dash Charge or Motorola’s Turbo Charge, since it is automatically enabled as long as the device is using a compatible Qualcomm processor.
Qualcomm in its official announcement gave three main features which are upgraded from the Quick Charge 4 to the Quick Charge 4+. First of them is that the Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4+ is up to 15 percent faster than Quick Charge 4. This also makes the Quick Charge 4+ currently the fastest charging technology available in the smartphone industry. Qualcomm notes that Quick Charge 4+ is meant for device and accessory OEMs who want to add in all the features of Quick Charge 4 but receive some extra beneficial features. The breakdown of these improvements is faster charging, more efficiency, and charging while maintaining a cooler temperature. The specifics of these benefits are the up to 15 percent faster charging that was mentioned above, as well as up to 30 percent more efficiency, and charging while maintaining a temperature that is up to 3 degrees Celsius cooler than with Quick Charge 4.
Qualcomm’s Quick Charge 4 was released with the Snapdragon 835 processor which is the latest flagship chipset from the company. Qualcomm announced that the Nubia Z17 which was recently announced by Nubia is the first smartphone to come with Quick Charge 4+. Stay tuned as we know more about the improvements from Quick Charge 4 to Quick Charge 4+.