New Battery Charges 10 Times Faster

iPhone 6 and Huawei battery tech

The team at Huawei, China’s top smartphone maker, has found a way to charge a battery 10 times faster than current tech.

The new battery technology was debuted at an event in Japan on Friday. The lithium-ion battery can charge to 48% of its capacity in just five minutes. That charge time was featured on a 3000 mAh device.

On a smaller 600 mAh capacity battery the company reached 68% charge capacity in just two minutes.

To put that into comparison, the iPhone 6 features an 1810 mAh battery.

“Soon, we will all be able to charge our batteries to full power in the time it takes to grab a coffee!” Huawei said.

To create the new battery Huawei had to find a new way to store and move lithium-ion cells inside a battery.

Huawei said it’s “confident” the discovery will lead to big changes in mobile phones, electric cars and wearable devices, among other things.

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Huawei isn’t the only company working on really cool battery tech, Energous and Nikola Labs have also been trying to find ways to charge batteries over radio waves.

British hydrogen fuel cell maker Intelligent Energy is laying claim to an iPhone 6 battery¬†they say won’t need to be charged fro a full 7 days.