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Are tired of constantly having to switch between chargers when you have multiple devices to charge? The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block may be the solution you’ve been looking for. Equipped with both a USB-A and USB-C port, this charger can handle two devices simultaneously.
But does it hold up to its promises of fast charging and efficient power distribution? In this review, we’ll take an in-depth look at the Baseus charger, testing its compatibility with various devices and analyzing its performance. Keep reading to find out if this charger is worth adding to your tech arsenal.
MY EXPERIENCE WITH BASEUS 30W DUAL PORT USB C CHARGER BLOCK
I recently had the opportunity to try out this versatile charger, and I must say, it has impressed me on multiple fronts. Let’s dive into my experience!
Firstly, I was thrilled to discover that it supports super fast charging for my Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra. With lightning-fast charging speeds, it took only about 30 minutes to boost my battery from 25% to 75%. That kind of efficiency is hard to come by in today’s fast-paced world.
But this charger didn’t stop at just smartphone charging capabilities; it also proved to be a reliable companion for my Microsoft Surface Go 2. The charging rate matched that of the original charger that came with the device, ensuring that my productivity wasn’t hindered while on the go.
One of the primary reasons I opted for this particular charger was its compatibility with my existing USB-C cable. By eliminating the need for an additional cable purchase, it not only saved me money but also reduced clutter in my bag. Convenience and cost-effectiveness are always welcome!
Now, let’s address a minor concern. While using this charger, I noticed that it does tend to get warm during operation. Although it never became uncomfortably hot or posed any safety risks, it’s worth mentioning if you prefer your devices to stay cool while charging.
In summary, based on my personal experience with this product, I am overall quite satisfied. Its ability to provide super fast charging for smartphones and match the performance of original chargers for tablets makes it a versatile option worth considering.
Comparing it to similar products on the market, this charger holds its own in terms of functionality and convenience. If you already have a compatible USB-C cable and desire a reliable charger that won’t break the bank, I would confidently recommend giving this one a try.
Overview of the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block
Theus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is a high-quality charger that is perfect for anyone looking to charge up to two devices simultaneously. The compact and foldable design is perfect for those who are constantly on the go, and the dual-port feature is perfect for charging both a USB-C and a USB-A device at the same time. With a genuine 30W PD fast charging feature, this charger is capable of charging an iPhone 14 Pro Max up to 60% in just 30 minutes.
Additionally, the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block has been specifically designed to protect your battery from overcharge and overheat with trickle charging technology and Baseus self-developed SuperSi chip. This not only ensures that your devices are charging quickly, but also that they are protected while doing so. Overall, the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is a great investment for anyone who regularly needs to charge multiple devices quickly and safely.
II. Appearance and Size
The packaging of the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is simple and straightforward, adorned with the Super Si logo in the lower right corner. Inside the package, you’ll find the charger, a user manual, and a sticker. The charger itself comes in a white plastic shell, with an LED indicator at the corner for easy indication of charging. The design is compact and foldable, making it easy to carry around in your bag without the bulk. The charger is ETL certified, which means that it meets the highest safety standards.
Overall, the packaging is minimalistic and functional, which is perfect for those who prioritize usability over aesthetics. Plus, the charger comes with a worry-free 12-month warranty and friendly customer service, which is always a plus.
Design and features
The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block has a sleek and minimalist design that looks great on any desk or nightstand. The charger itself is small and compact, making it easy to bring along on your travels. One of the most convenient features of this charger is its dual ports, which allow you to charge two devices simultaneously.
The USB-C port supports Power Delivery and can output up to 30W, while the USB-A port supports Quick Charge and can output up to 12W. The charger also comes with a foldable plug, which is great for saving space and keeping the charger neat and tidy when not in use. It has a blue LED indicator light that turns on when it’s plugged in and charging, which is helpful for knowing when your devices are getting power. Overall, the design and features of the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block make it a versatile and convenient charging solution for all your devices.
Dimensions and weight
The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is a compact and lightweight option for charging multiple devices at once. It has a length of about 48.35mm (1.9 inches), a height of about 35.30 mm (1.39 inches), and a width of about 30.11 mm (1.19 inches). This makes it smaller and more portable than the Apple 30W charger, which is a great advantage if you’re always on the go. Plus, it only weighs about 64.2g (2.26 oz), so it won’t add much weight to your bag.
You can easily put it in your pocket and not even notice it’s there. Its power density is about 0.58W/cm³, which means it has a good power output for its size. Overall, it’s a lightweight and portable charger that is perfect for traveling or everyday use.
Power density refers to the amount of power a device can generate in a certain amount of space. The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block has a power density of 0.58W/cm³, which is smaller than the Apple 30W charger. This means that the Baseus charger is more compact and easy to carry around.
The smaller size also makes it easier to pack in a travel bag or purse. Additionally, the Baseus 30W charger is equipped with both a USB-C and a USB-A port, providing flexibility for charging different devices simultaneously. With the USB-C port capable of reaching 30W and the USB-A port capable of reaching 12W, the charger can charge many devices at a fast speed. The power density of a charger is an important factor to consider when choosing a charger, particularly if portability is a key factor for you.
III. Compatibility and Protocol
ChargerLAB POWER-Z KT002 test
TheLAB POWER-Z KT002 test is a comprehensive way to evaluate the performance of a charger. With its ability to test the USB-C and USB-A protocol support, this tool ensures that the charger is compatible with a wide range of devices. This test also determines the charging time and power output for different devices, as well as the compatibility test results for USB-C and USB-A ports.
The standby power consumption test and conversion efficiency test are also crucial in assessing a charger’s energy usage. Overall, the ChargerLAB POWER-Z KT002 provides an accurate and detailed analysis of a charger’s capabilities. By using this tool, consumers can make informed decisions when buying a new charger and can rest assured that they are investing in a high-quality product.
USB-C protocol support
The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is a powerful charger that supports a range of USB-C protocols. With the ability to support Apple2.4A QC2.0 QC3.0 QC4+ AFC FCP SCP PE PD3.0 PPS, it offers excellent compatibility with a variety of devices. The charger also supports five fixed PDOs of 5V3A 9V3A 12V2.5A 15V2A 20V1.5A and two PPS of 3.3V-11V3A 3.3V-16V2A, making it a versatile option for charging a range of devices. Additionally, the charger supports USB-A protocol including Apple2.4A QC2.0 QC3.0 AFC FCP SCP PE. Overall, the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block offers impressive USB-C protocol support, ensuring that you will be able to charge your devices without worrying about compatibility issues.
USB-A protocol support
The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block not only supports USB-C protocol, but also USB-A protocol. This means you can charge multiple devices simultaneously, including those that require the traditional USB-A port. In our tests, we found that the USB-A port can support up to 12W when charging two devices simultaneously. However, it’s important to note that the charging speed of some devices may be slower than USB-C due to the lack of PD and PPS protocols. But overall, the compatibility of the USB-A port is pretty good and can provide sufficient power to most smartphones and tablets. So if you have a device that doesn’t have a USB-C port, don’t worry! The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block has got you covered.
Charging time and power output for different devices
When it comes to charging time and power output, the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block performs quite well with various devices. For instance, when charging the Mi 11 using the USB-C port, the power output was approximately 8.58V, 2.99A, 25.69W, while charging the iPad Pro gave an output of 15.2V, 1.88A, 28.62W, and the MacBook Pro 16 charged at approximately 19.9V, 1.43A, 28.62W. It’s worth noting that the charger’s USB-C single output can reach up to 30W, which is sufficient for charging smaller USB-C chargeable devices faster.
The charging time for different devices may differ, but with the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block, you can charge multiple devices at the same time, and the total power output will not exceed 30W. Whether charging smartphones, tablets, or laptops, this charger performs well, delivering enough power to charge your devices efficiently and quickly.
Compatibility test results for USB-C and USB-A ports
In compatibility test for the USB-C and USB-A ports of the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block, we found that the majority of devices can support fast charging. The USB-C port can charge devices up to 30W, while the USB-A can support up to 12W when charging two devices simultaneously. The USB-C port was able to charge the Mi 11, iPad Pro, and MacBook Pro 16 efficiently with power outputs of 25.69W, 28.62W, and 28.62W respectively.
Meanwhile, the USB-A port was tested to charge the Huawei Mate 40 Pro and P40 Pro at 17.96W and 27.66W, respectively. Although some devices with lower PD and PPS protocols may have slower charging speeds with the USB-A port, the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block still proves to be an efficient and reliable charging option for multiple devices.
Standby power consumption test
One aspect to consider when evaluating the performance of a charger is its standby power consumption. This refers to the amount of energy the charger consumes while plugged in but not in use. Ideally, a charger should consume little to no power when it is not actively charging a device to prevent wasting unnecessary energy.
In my review of the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block, I conducted a standby power consumption test to determine its efficiency. The test revealed that the charger has a low no-load power consumption of 0.163W at 220V 50Hz, and 0.161W at 110V 60Hz. This translates to an annual consumption of 1.42KW·h at 220V 50Hz and 1.41KW·h at 110V 60Hz. These findings suggest that the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is an energy-efficient choice for consumers looking to reduce their carbon footprint.
Conversion efficiency test
The Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block isn’t just amazing because of the fast charging capability, it’s also highly efficient. To prove it, we conducted a conversion efficiency test on the charger. The test showed that the charger has an exceptional conversion efficiency of between 83.12% and 90.03% at 110V 60Hz and 220V 50Hz respectively. This is a true reflection of Baseus’ dedication to making high-quality chargers that save energy and work optimally.
Interestingly, the charger still exceeded our expectations during the test phase, ensuring that the output current is optimal. This was accomplished with the use of a switching power supply that helps to reduce the possibility of ripples in the output. Since the charger is essential in converting AC to DC, it’s vital that the amount of energy lost during the process is minimal. Baseus made sure of that with the efficiency of this supercharger.
Final thoughts on the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block.
Overall the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is a reliable and affordable option for those in need of a dual-port charger. Its compact and foldable design make it easy to carry around, while the USB-C PD port and USB-A Quick Charge port make it versatile enough to charge a variety of devices. The charger’s power density is smaller than the Apple 30W charger, but still provides sufficient charging power for most phones and tablets.
The charger also boasts good compatibility with various protocols, and most devices can support fast charging. However, its charging speed drops when charging two devices simultaneously, and it’s not recommended for charging laptops since they typically require more than a 30W charging speed. Overall, the Baseus 30W Dual Port USB C Charger Block is a good choice for those in need of a reliable and versatile charger for their everyday devices.