One of the top options of the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition is its Warp Charge 30 fast-charging technology. Even though OnePlus hasn’t formally said it yet, this is certainly the successor to Fast Charge, formerly famous as Dash Charge. OnePlus unveiled a article on its channels explaining how Warp Charge 30 performs and few other major details.
The name, Warp Charge is formed from a combo of its power rating (30 Watts) and the word “Warp” what is used to describe an insanely fast speed in sci-fi space movies. Warp Charge is OnePlus’s fastest charging-technology so far as it can provide up to a day’s power by charging for just 20 minutes.
Which includes Fast Charge, the phone (OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition) doesn’t heat up whenever you charge the phone using Warp Charge. This is since a large part of the power management that heats up is transferred to the wall adapter itself rather of the smartphone. Also, charging although gaming is equally quick too. Here are charts that show Warp Charge 30 in comparison against Adaptive Quick Charge of the Samsung Galaxy Note 9 and USB PD of the Google Pixel 3 XL.
If you are wondering why the usual OnePlus 6T doesn’t support Warp Charge, OnePlus says it is because they had to alter the safety mechanisms of the battery assembly in the McLaren Edition to support the more increase in power. They moreover had to upgrade the areas of the battery’s protection structure and added an 8-layer protection board to the battery to provide extra efficient cooling.
Although older OnePlus gadgets can’t benefit from the faster charging speeds, the adapter that ships with the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition could be used to charge them but all you buy is Quick Charge (Dash Charge) speeds. OnePlus also says you can use your older OnePlus Fast Charge adapters to charge the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition at Quick Charge speeds. Your older OnePlus cable will Furthermore be in a position to charge the OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition at Warp Charge 30 speeds after used with the Warp Charge 30 adapter.