Huawei sub-brand Honor has launched its flagship smartphone for Europe and other Asian markets: the Honor 10. This device is based on the Huawei P20 and P20 Pro but has made some compromises to reach its price tag of less than $500.
Honor 10 Takes on the Competition
In Europe and Asia, the Honor 10 directly takes on the OnePlus 6, which is no small feat. The slightly lower price tag does give the Honor 10 an edge over its competitors, and it's packed to the brim with top-notch specs.
First from its specs, we can see that Honor 10 supports quick charge with its 3400mAh non-removable battery. Before we further explore the means to fast charge Honor 10, let’s go over the basics.
How to Charge Faster
In general, there are six ways to help you speed up the charging: 1. Get the right plug and charger. 2. Put it into airplane mode. 3. Turn it off. 4. Use a battery-saving mode. 5. Switch off unnecessary features. 6. Buy a portable USB charger.
First and foremost is to get the right plug and charger. Although Android chargers have a universal fitting, that doesn't mean they're all the same. Connecting your charging cable to a laptop is a bad idea if you want to charge your phone quickly: a USB 2.0 port supplies just 2.5 watts of power, while USB 3 delivers 4.5 watts. Your wall charger will likely deliver much more, so this is your best bet if you want the speediest charging.
Honor 10's original cable and charger are capable of 4.5A 5V power.
Secondly, you may put your phone into airplane mode. The less power your phone is using while it's charging, the more quickly it will get recharged.
Your phone won't receive calls or messages while it's in airplane mode, but if the priority is to quickly recharge your battery, it may be wortwhile.
Thirdly, turning your phone off completely will allow it to recharge even faster than putting it in airplane mode. Again, you might miss out on a few notifications while it is off, but this will give you the best charging performance.
Fourthly, you can use a battery-saving mode (usually Settings>Battery>Battery Saver).
In addition, switching off unnecessary features would also be a complementary and recommendable move. Check to see if you have any unnecessary and power consuming things still running, such as Bluetooth, GPS, Wi-Fi or NFC. Close all your apps and stop your phone from doing automatic backups or updating apps from the Google Play Store.
Last but not least, try to get a portable USB charger. This won't actually charge your phone faster, but it will solve the problem of having a low battery and not enough time to fully charge it. Carry one of these in your pocket and you can charge your phone on-the-go so that you don't have to worry about that last minute dash to pump some juice into it. If you need a lot of charge capacity, your best bet it SuperTank by Zendure.
It provides super-fast USB-C charge/recharge, which aptly meets the needs of USB-C Honor 10. Thanks to 100W power delivery, it charges iPhone X, iPhone 8/ 8 Plus or honor 10 devices up to 50% in just 30 minutes.