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Realme GT2 Master Explorer Edition to ship with 100W GaN charger

By Ross Denyer / July 18, 2022
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Realme is set to release its first smartphone to support 100W fast charging: the GT 2 Master Explorer Edition. This is a step up from the 80W and 65W smartphones currently offered in the Realme range, although the GT Neo 3 has been announced to support 150W charging. To support this huge charging speed, the […]

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Power Integrations expands InnoSwitch4-CZ integrated switcher family to 220 W

By Ross Denyer / June 30, 2022
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Power Integrations is one of the primary suppliers of GaN based power ICs, specialising in very highly integrated solutions. It has announced the expansion of its InnoSwitch4-CZ family to meet the latest USB PD 3.1 specification, allowing adapters to reach power ratings up to 220W.  So far, highly integrated solutions have been used in designs […]

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Navitas GaN IC selected for Vivo’s 8” screen foldable phone

By Ross Denyer / May 4, 2022
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As more manufacturers are choosing to remove the packaged charger from smartphones, Vivo have decided to go in a different direction by not only continuing to include a charger with its new flagship “X Fold”, they have chosen to include a dual port 80W GaN charger. GaN technology allows for more efficient and more compact […]

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GaN systems showcases world’s smallest GaN chargers at APEC

By Ryan Sanderson / March 28, 2022
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Increasing power density in power adapter & charger designs continues to be a market driver for GaN components. Consumers are tired of carrying around a “brick” to enable them to power and charge their portable devices, and power adapter manufacturers have been addressing consumer demands. Additional trends towards faster charging and the requirement for a […]

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Navitas announces world’s first 20-year warranty for GaN ICs

By Ryan Sanderson / March 28, 2022
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The increased use of GaN components over silicon counterparts in many applications typically centres around producing a more efficient design, reducing losses and therefore heat, and enabling a more compact solution. The additional benefit of greater reliability is, however, apparent from Navitas’s latest move to introduce a 20-year warranty on its GaN components. Whilst it’s […]

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