Google Pixel 2 XL charging reportedly capped at 10.5W

November 5th, 2017   decode   Android 7.1

Add one more to the list of complaints regarding the LG-made Google Pixel 2 XL. According to some in-depth analysis the Google Pixel 2 XL charging speed is capped at 10.5W and does not actually utilize the full 18W that the supplied charger is capable of providing.

According to user Nathan K., the power draw tops out at 10.5W and because the charging is usually non-linear, the power draw drops even further than 10.5W after 65%. This results in a total charge time of around two and a half hours.

The general understanding here is that Google and LG may have taken a more…

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