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The Pixel 2 XL battery doesn't charge rapidly under 20 degrees Celsius

4 monthes ago   |   By TechRadar

We recently reported about battery issues on the Mi A1 after Oreo update , but seems like it is not alone. Recently, a lot of Pixel 2 / Pixel 2 XL users have reported charging issues with their phones. The issues in specific, is about slow charging rates after reaching a certain temperature. As reported by Android Police , the Google Pixel 2/Pixel 2 XL in low temperatures, claims to be charging quickly when it's actually charging at less than 4W. That means the Google Pixel 2 XL when shows ‘Charging rapidly', isn't always charging the phone at that speed. Users on Google's forum did some...
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Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

Cold temperatures slow down Pixel 2 XL charging despite misleading notification

4 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

Just the other day, we told you that some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners were complaining that their handsets were overheating after the February security update was installed. Now, it seems that if the battery inside the Pixel 2 XL gets too cold, the speed at which the cell is charged slows down. Even though the phone shows that it is "charging rapidly," at battery temperatures below 20°C , the phone is actually charging at under 4W. The peak rate for USB-C Power Delivery fast charging is 18W, dropping off to 10.5W as the battery fills with energy.
So far, this behavior ...
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Pixel 2 XL rapid charging slows down under low temperature

Pixel 2 XL rapid charging slows down under low temperature

4 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

It's already 2018 and if you thought that the Pixel 2's and Pixel 2 XL's odyssey in the land of bugs is over, better think again. Just a few days ago, owners of Google's embattled 2017 smartphones reported severe performance problems after installing the latest Android update. Now some Pixel 2 XL owners are claiming that their phones aren't charging...
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Battery Temperature Affecting Pixel 2's Rapid Charging?

Battery Temperature Affecting Pixel 2's Rapid Charging?

4 monthes ago   |   By Gizchina

Recently, Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL users have been facing quite a few problems with battery life. An earlier report threw light upon the heating problem. The latest issue to hit the Pixel 2 smartphones is related to the rapid charging feature. Apparently some users are facing this problem, where the phone charges slowly
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Investigations reveal Pixel 2's rapid charging depends on battery temperature

Investigations reveal Pixel 2's rapid charging depends on battery temperature

4 monthes ago   |   By GSMArena

Are you a Pixel 2/2 XL user? Have you been experiencing charging issues where-in your unit charges slowly despite the phone showing the "Charging rapidly" notification? Well, if your answer is yes, you are not alone.
A lot of other users are also facing the same problem, evident from discussions on Google's official forums.
A few of those affected did some experimenting and found that this behavior isn't consistent, cropping up only when the handset is being charged at below certain temperatures.
Folks over at Android Police did some detailed testing, and found that's indeed the...
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