Qualcomm has unveiled Quick Charge 4+ that comes with extra enhancements when compared with the Quick Charge 4. The QC4+ is cooler by up to 3 degrees, it is faster by up to 15% and is more efficient – up to 30%.
The new features are Intelligent thermal balancing, Advanced safety feature and improved dual charge. The Dual Charge includes a 2nd Power Management IC that allows lower thermal dissipation, reduced charging time by dividing the charge current.
Intelligent Thermal Balancing keeps its cool by selecting the coolest path thereby eliminating hot spots. Then there is the advanced safety feature that adds extra layer of protection and helps ward off short circuit / overheating / damage to Type C Connector.
Nubia today launched the Z17 smartphone that is using the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 with quick charge 4+ support making it the first smartphone in the world to use QC4+.