Have you noticed that your phone charged at its best when the charger being used comes with the packaging? You feel frustrated? Then have you ever asked yourself: “My phone was plugged in all night, why it wasn’t fully charge?” Or have you uttered these following words: “Wow! Why is it that my phone gets hot when I am charging it?”
Due to different charging circuitry of different devices, all of the questions aforementioned above happen.
You can think of it as a handshake. Other examples would be the different devices and their corresponding electricity requirement: iPad requires 2.4 amps, Galaxy Note series requires 2 amps and iPhone 1 amp. These devices have different power profile especially when it comes to their charging capacity.
Not because there are universal chargers, it does not mean that it could provide efficient or safe charge to any device since they are not optimized for such purpose.
Having a charger with right charging circuitry could not just help you from getting frustrated but also prevent numerous problem to arise. Excessive and low voltage of the charger could cause problems. Few of these problems that are likely to occur would be: poor efficiency in charging, waste of electrical energy, shortage battery life, can cause damage to the battery and also to the device itself, there would eb excessive heating and the time to charge the device would take long.
To assure safety and making sure that you are picking the right charger for your device like the smartphone or tablet. You must follow these tips.
The first thing you must do would be to use the original charger of the device. There is a reason that when you buy a new set of device it comes with a charger. Due to different power requirement of the device and also the unique relationship of the charger, that is why every packaging comes with a charger.
Next is you must check the optimization of any device for the different type of charges. The devices are quite different from each other brand to brand, so the charger of an iPhone will not give the same charging capacity to an Android phone.
Next is you must use voltage protectors when charging any device. Though our phones today are becoming more advanced, the charger on the other hand has become cheaper and cheaper. Now, there are no available over-current or over-voltage protection, or even power specification to make sure that the electronic devices are being protected. The absence of short-circuit and over-voltage protection will cause the charger to overheat worse to burn and worst to cause damage to your device.
Thus, it is advisable that you would follow this tip in choosing the right charger that would fit the device you are using.