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Belkin today announced the debut of two new Boost Charge Pro Dual USB-C GaN Wall Chargers, which are available in 45W and 65W variants. The chargers feature PPS technology, which Belkin says is designed to deliver the optimum power to compatible devices, including Apple products.

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The 65W charger is able to provide up to 65W when a single USB-C port is in use, or 45W from one port and 20W from the second when both ports are used. It is ideal for Apple's smaller MacBooks, such as the MacBook Air, as it can charge at full speed while also charging a secondary device like an iPhone or an iPad.

The 45W charger provides a full 45W when a single port is in use or 25W from the top port and 20W from the bottom port when both ports are charging devices.

With USB-C PD 3.0 technology, an iPhone 13 can be fast charged from either version, going from 0 to 50 percent in 28 minutes. Belkin says that the chargers have been optimized for Apple, Samsung, Nintendo Switch, and other compatible devices.

The 65W Boost Charge Pro is priced at $50, while the 45W Boost Charge Pro is priced at $40. Both chargers can be pre-ordered from the Belkin website starting today and will ship in September.

Article Link: Belkin Launches New Boost Charge Pro Dual USB-C Power Adapters
 

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They need a better design. If you own say a MBA and an iPhone, you shouldn't need to check which cable you're plugging in based on power draw. The charger should understand this and dedicate appropriate power to whichever cable needs it. So you just plug in two cables without thinking about it and the charger gives the 45W to the cable connected to the Mac.
 
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falkon-engine

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I just picked up a new 20,000 maH Anker battery bank that can charge at up to 140W...when paired with the proper USB-PD 3.1 cable and charger, which I also just picked up. Insanely fast re-charging.

I wonder when thunderbolt will catch up and offer > 100W charging speeds on both cables and end devices.
 

bviktor

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Now all the info I need is: where is it made. If it's MIC, then I'm not considering the switch from the Baseus model, for half the price.
 
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appleguy123

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What I really need is a wall outlet plate with >3 high wattage USB-C ports so I can charge all my devices quickly without worrying about these super heavy bricks falling out of the wall every night. It would be an acceptable compromise if the outlet plate needed to protrude from the wall a little bit to hold all the circuitry. Now that USB C is becoming a universal port I would be willing to make modifications to my house wiring to be able to charge modern devices more conveniently.
 

doboy

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I just picked up a new 20,000 maH Anker battery bank that can charge at up to 140W...when paired with the proper USB-PD 3.1 cable and charger, which I also just picked up. Insanely fast re-charging.

I wonder when thunderbolt will catch up and offer > 100W charging speeds on both cables and end devices.
It would've been much better if that battery was LiFePO4 for longer life at the expense of additional weight.
 

heroinsmoker

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You will need something like this if you want to use HomePod minis as a stereo pair for a TV. Apple's dual usb-c charger doesn't supply enough power to power two HomePod minis.
 

TigerWoodsIV

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Anker's version is cheaper. But based on the reviews, this thing will fall off from the wall due to weight.

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I just bought the USB-A-less version, more of a square shape, hopefully won't have that issue. Seems like the same thing as this, but I paid $42.50 instead of $50.

 
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compwiz1202

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This is probably the reason, and I agree with the design. When you're trying to share a power strip with other people on a trip/etc. it's nice to only use one outlet.
Yes definitely like the strips with the outlets for bigger plugs or the ones where the outlet spins
 

TigerWoodsIV

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Enough chargers. Someone make a comfortable cable that doesn’t fail after 2 months.
Aukey, apple, Belkin, anker.
They all fail at the bend, every time.
Fwiw my Anker 6ft USB-A -> Lightning cable just started coming apart last month, and I bought it in 2015 and have used it every day since. Just replaced it with a USB-C cable, seems to be of similar quality so far.
 

compwiz1202

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Fwiw my Anker 6ft USB-A -> Lightning cable just started coming apart last month, and I bought it in 2015 and have used it every day since. Just replaced it with a USB-C cable, seems to be of similar quality so far.
I havent had an Anker one fail yet. Even the Apple C > L ones are solid. It's the Apple A > L once that are garbage. At least for the casing breaking. Only ones that even stop working are the cheapos.
Not worth it no matter how cheap. They stop working within weeks
 

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They need a better design. If you own say a MBA and an iPhone, you shouldn't need to check which cable you're plugging in based on power draw. The charger should understand this and dedicate appropriate power to whichever cable needs it. So you just plug in two cables without thinking about it and the charger gives the 45W to the cable connected to the Mac.

Clearly they would have done that if it was possible, or cost-effective. We've all seen the insane electronics inside of Apple chargers, and I'm sure Belkin's are just as complex.
 

coolfactor

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I havent had an Anker one fail yet. Even the Apple C > L ones are solid. It's the Apple A > L once that are garbage. At least for the casing breaking. Only ones that even stop working are the cheapos.
Not worth it no matter how cheap. They stop working within weeks

That's crazy talk. Apple chargers last forever! Never had one fail in 20+ years.
 
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