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Anker USB C 20w PIQ3 charger $21.99

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FYI: This is a charger: Anker USB C Charger, 20W PIQ 3.0 Type C Wall Charger, PowerPort III Nano Compact Travel Charger Adapter, for iPhone 11 / 11 Pro / 11 Pro Max / XR / XS / X , Galaxy S10 / S9, Pixel, iPad Pro
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Best Buy and Costco sell the version that is USB-IF certified, "Power Delivery (PD)"

Costco has Anker PowerPort PD Nano 20W USB-C Wall Charger White, 2-pack for $34.99

https://www.costco.ca/anker-powerport-p ... 25918.html

Best Buy has single unit for $19.99

Model Number: A2634J21-4
Web Code: 14968968
https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/an ... e/14968968

Model Number: A2634J21-5
Web Code: 14965898
https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/an ... e/14965898


Amazon version is not certified and has Anker's PowerIQ version 3.0 technology.

The A2633 (PowerIQ 3.0 version) in FAQ says "supports both Quick Charge and Power Deliver protocols."
https://us.Anker.com/pages/uai2020

from http://community.Anker.com/t/new-releas ... no/72499/8

The PowerPort PD Nano is USB-IF certified. Meaning it meets all USB-C and Power Delivery specifications set out by the USB Implementers Forum.

The PowerPort III Nano is not certified. And would not pass certification, as the inclusion of Anker’s PowerIQ 3.0 tech is against USB-C specs.
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So not safe for cell phones and tablets?
I have the Costco one but it wont charge my pixel slate.
Dhanushan wrote: Best Buy and Costco sell the version that is USB-IF certified, "Power Delivery (PD)"

Costco has Anker PowerPort PD Nano 20W USB-C Wall Charger White, 2-pack for $34.99

https://www.costco.ca/anker-powerport-p ... 25918.html

Best Buy has single unit for $19.99

Model Number: A2634J21-4
Web Code: 14968968
https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/an ... e/14968968

Model Number: A2634J21-5
Web Code: 14965898
https://www.bestbuy.ca/en-ca/product/an ... e/14965898


Amazon version is not certified and has Anker's PowerIQ version 3.0 technology.

The A2633 (PowerIQ 3.0 version) in FAQ says "supports both Quick Charge and Power Deliver protocols."
https://us.Anker.com/pages/uai2020

from http://community.Anker.com/t/new-releas ... no/72499/8

The PowerPort PD Nano is USB-IF certified. Meaning it meets all USB-C and Power Delivery specifications set out by the USB Implementers Forum.

The PowerPort III Nano is not certified. And would not pass certification, as the inclusion of Anker’s PowerIQ 3.0 tech is against USB-C specs.
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jindogae wrote: So not safe for cell phones and tablets?
I have the Costco one but it wont charge my pixel slate.
Anker's PowerIQ technology is safe.
https://www.Anker.com/poweriq3

"Featuring compatibility with Qualcomm Quick Charge, Power Delivery, Apple Fast Charging, Samsung Fast Charging, and more. Charge phones, tablets, laptops, and other devices from a single USB-C port—at their fastest possible speed."

Pixel Slate ships with a 45W charger
https://gtrusted.com/google-pixel-slate

"Note: If you use a low-power charger (20W or less), your Pixel Slate may charge slowly, or perhaps not at all."
https://support.google.com/pixelslate/a ... 1808?hl=en
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The Samsung 25w charging block from a couple of days ago for like $12 has spoiled me

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