iSmart Charging: Everything You Need To Know
You’ve heard us talk about PD Tech, various types of batteries, and how to maximize your battery life. But what about iSmart technology, which keeps you protected while optimizing your charging potential?
We’ve launched a number of products with this tech, including our new PC105 wall charger. Read on to learn more about it!
Batteries have chips that allow them to regulate the amount of current they receive from USB charging devices. They do this to optimize charging speed and prevent damage to the battery from overcharging, as can happen when you use a constant current charger. Set at approximately 10% of the maximum battery rating, your device would take a long time to charge and the battery could overheat.
In other words, which charger you use matters. iSmart tech can adjust the charge current and charge time accordingly to the battery specifications, which can help extend battery life. It also supports 2.4A output, which is the maximum need for most popular phones and tablets.
iSmart Chargers correct charging irregularities caused by older ports and cables. All USB cables carry a standardised voltage of 5V, which can be reduced over time as cables become older and damage. Indeed, a dusty USB ports can reduce a product’s charging voltage to under 5V, and so prolong charging time. Then there is the issue that the same charger/USB voltage combo will charge your Macbook at one speed and your iPhone at another.
Charging your Macbook with the same charger you use for your cell will cause different results and different charging times – using an iSmart fixed or portable charger fixes this issue. Throw away all other chargers, we’ve got your back!
We’ve already said to throw away your charger – but what if you have multiple devices?
Fear not. An iSmart 2.0 charger optimizes its output to both devices that are plugged in. You get an even charge distribution, so your devices power up quickly and efficiently.
What’s more, you can charge any two devices together. If you have a Macbook and a Samsung (…there can’t be that many of you out there?) then you don’t have to think about which device you’re charging where.
There are 10 comprehensive, all-encompassing types of protection available to you through iSmart. These include:
If you’re looking for an iSmart charging smart device then RAVPower have a few options for you. For a wall charger, we recommend our new PC105 charger, and of course model PB080 for a portable charger. Or if you’re a person who wants options, why not try both!