The new Pixel 2 phones support USB-PD up to 27W

October 5th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

If you’re picky about your USB accessories (like me), you may check if it’s approved by Google software engineer Besnon Leung. He has some good news about the new Pixel 2 and 2 XL – they support up to 27W charging!

For that you will need to buy a compatible USB Power Delivery charger. The phones ship with an 18W charger (same as the original Pixels) that promises 7 hours of mixed usage with just 15 minutes of charge.

Imaging how much more you’ll get out of a 27W charger! If you get the new Pixelbook, it comes with a 45W charger that is compatible (at a lower power level, of course)….

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