Xiaomi has launched the India Standard Adapter 9V 2A that supports Qualcomm's Quick Charge 3.0. Earlier, Xiaomi sold the standard 5V-2A charger in India. The new charger from Xiaomi is available on the company's website and has been priced at Rs. 449.
According to Qualcomm, select smartphones are compatible with the company's Quick Charge 3.0 Technology. While Xiaomi Mi 5, Xiaomi Mi 5s, Xiaomi Mi 5s Plus, Xiaomi Mi 6, Xiaomi Mi Max, Xiaomi Mi Max 2, Xiaomi Mi Note 2, and Xiaomi MIX 2 are listed, only three of the handsets are currently available in India. So, Mi 5, Mi Max 2 and Mi MIX 2 users can purchase the new adapter. Also, the new power adapter launch has come right after Xiaomi announced the Android 8.0 Oreo update for Mi A1, that has brought fast charging support to the first Android One device from the Chinese company.
The new Xiaomi charger has a power output of 5V-3A/9V-2A/12V-1.5A. It has surge protection up to 380V and features Automatic Temperature Control. Xiaomi says that the charger will no go beyond 30 degrees Celcius while in use to prevent overheating.
The Xiaomi Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 Charger comes only in Black color. When it comes to price, the standard 5V-2A charger costs Rs 349, that is Rs 100 less than the new charger. Notably, the Xiaomi Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 will not come along with a USB cable.
Qualcomm had announced the Quick Charge 3.0 technology in 2015. It was claimed to be twice as fast as Quick Charge 1.0 and to be 38 percent more efficient than Quick Charge 2.0.