This powerful 140W USB-C charger is smaller than Apple's and has three ports

This powerful 140W USB-C charger is smaller than Apple's and has three ports

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Closeup of the UGREEN Nexode 140W USB-C charger.

Ugreen Nexode 140W USB-C charger.

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It's not agelong agone that adjacent the thought of a 140W USB-C charger was ludicrous. But erstwhile Apple enactment 1 to usage for the 16-inch MacBook Pro, we knew that it wouldn't beryllium agelong until the large names successful chargers followed suit.

And wherefore not?

If you person a laptop that needs 140W, past having a spare charger is handy. And if you don't really request the full 140W from a azygous port, past a 140W charger with respective ports allows for fast-charging respective devices simultaneously.

If you privation that benignant of power, the caller Ugreen Nexode 140W USB-C charger is the charger you need.

Also: This USB-C charger tin powerfulness 4 devices astatine erstwhile and look bully doing it 

Specifications

Input

100-240V~ 50/60Hz 2A max

Single-Port Output

USB-C1: 5V/3A 9V/3A 12V/3A 15V/3A 20V/5A 28V/5A 140W Max PPS: 3.3-21V/5A
USB-C2: 5V/3A 9V/3A 12V/3A 15V/3A 20V/5A 100W Max PPS: 3.3-21V/5A
USB-A: 4.5V/5A 5V/4.5A 5V/3A 9V/2A 12V/1.5A 22.5W Max

Total Output

140W max

Protocol

USB-C Port: PD3.1(PD3.0\PD2.0), QC4+(QC4.0\QC3.0\QC2.0), PPS, AFC, APPLE 5V2.4A, BC1.2
USB-A Port: SCP, QC3.0, AFC, FCP, APPLE 5V2.4A, BC1.2

Technology

Gallium Nitride chip

Charger Size 

2.99×2.99×1.37 successful (75.9×75.9×34.7 mm)

Charger Weight

10.39 oz (294.5 g)

Closeup of the tech secs of UGREEN Nexode 140W USB-C charger.

Tech specs.

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Physically, the charger is 22% smaller than the charger Apple ships with the 16-inch MacBook Pro, and that charger features a azygous USB-C port. The Nexode 140W has 2 USB-C ports and a azygous USB-A port, making it a batch much versatile than Apple's charger.

Inside, the Nexode 140W charger is powered by a Gallium Nitride (GaN) technology. This allows for the charger to beryllium smaller, much power-efficient, and tally cooler than older chargers based connected silicon technology. 

You usage little power, and the satellite benefits.

Also: What is Gallium Nitride (GaN) next-generation charging technology?

The 3  ports makes this charger overmuch  much  flexible than Apple's 140W USB-C charger

The 3 ports makes this charger overmuch much flexible than Apple's 140W USB-C charger.

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Using a azygous USB-C larboard allows for up to 140W of power. Using some USB-C ports astatine the aforesaid clip allows for 65.4W per port, and utilizing a USB-A and USB-C larboard allows the USB-A larboard to gully 22.5A and the USB-C larboard to gully 100W.

Where each 3 ports are successful use, the USB-A larboard delivers 22.5W, with the USB-C ports putting retired 45W and 65W, respectively.

And yes, Apple's 16-inch MacBook Pro sees this arsenic a 140W charger (as agelong arsenic you usage Apple's MagSafe cable), truthful you'll person nary problems fast-charging your MacBook.

I've pushed this charger hard to marque definite that it lives up to the manufacturer's hype, and I'm pleased to accidental that it does everything that's promised, and acknowledgment to the built-in ThermalGuard exertion that scans the strategy 800 times a second, the charger tin bash this portion remaining chill to the touch.

Also: Using the incorrect USB-C cablegram tin harm your tech

Closeup of surface  connected  Nexode 140W.

Even nether sustained dense load, the Nexode 140W remains bully and cool.

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Also included with the charger is simply a 1.5 metre 240W nylon-braided USB-C to USB-C cable. This is simply a earnestly bully prime cable, but I privation it were marked with 240W determination due to the fact that I fearfulness it's going to beryllium consumed by the myriad of different cables I have.

Also: How to archer however accelerated your MacBook is charging (no metre required)

Top presumption    of a 1.5 metre  240W USB-C-to-USB-C cablegram  for UGREEN Nexode 140W USB-C charger.

Included is simply a 1.5 metre 240W USB-C-to-USB-C cable.

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The Ugreen Nexode 140W USB-C charger is the archetypal charger that I've been excited astir for immoderate time. Sure, it's much costly than Apple's 140W charger, but it's a batch much flexible, offering the powerfulness needed for cutting-edge devices, arsenic good arsenic bequest enactment for older devices blessed with the little powerfulness requirements of USB-A.

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