Loading in Pixels 6 turned out to be a profession for many users. Now Google explains why smartphones charge slower than customers expected.
A few weeks ago, right after the premiere of the Pixel 6 smartphone, Kamil mentioned the first problems that users complained about. Among them there are mainly the slow operation of the fingerprint reader and the charging slower than announced:
Android Authority checked the actual charging power of the Pixel 6/6 Pro using the 30 W charger recommended by Google, which must be purchased separately. It turns out that the promised 30 W will never be seen, and the battery in Pixel 6 Pro is charged with a maximum of 22 W. And yes, for the first half an hour it will be possible to recover 50% of the battery power, but then charging goes much slower, in the tip dropping even to 2.5 W. As a result, fully charging a cell with a capacity of 5000 mAh takes as long as 111 minutes, which is nearly 2 hours. What’s more, this is no saving compared to the standard 18 W charger for Pixela, which only needs 10 minutes more to fully charge the same smartphone. If I had to pay extra for a more powerful charger, I would feel very disappointed.
Now Google is speaking – and in a specially prepared article on the support page explainwhy the smartphone does not charge as fast as users expect. We read there that the Pixel 6 smartphone can charge a maximum of 21W, while the Pixel 6 Pro – 23W, and just like everywhere – such performance is only possible when the battery is almost completely discharged.
Google has designed high energy density cells in the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro to strike a balance between battery life, longevity and fast charging
It’s good that the company spoke on the topic – but it’s a pity that it took it so long – and on the way a bucket of slush spilled from users who were moderately satisfied with this turn of events. The article explains the nuances of slower charging when the battery indicator shows above 80%, and in addition, advanced algorithms are to help in everything.