USB Charging Protocols are Very Important

For many new buyer in consumer electronics and computer peripherals, they may get confused by the variety of usb charging protocols. So what are the main protocols in the market?


What are USB Charging Protocols?

They are designed by different mobile brands,or association for convert the power over USB.

SNAbbreviationFull nameAssociation
1QCQuick ChargeQualcomm
2PEPump ExpressMTK
4PDPower DeliveryUSB Implementers Forum
5FCPFast Charge ProtocolHuawei
6SCPSuper Charge ProtocolHuawei
7FlashchargeFlash chargevivo
8Super FlashchargeSuper Flash chargevivo
9VOOCVoltage Open-Looped, Multi-Step Constant-Current Chargingoppo
10Super voocSuper VOOCoppo
11Charge TurboCharge TurboXiaomi
12Super Charge TurboSuper Charge TurboXiaomi
13AFCAdaptive Fast ChargingSamsung
14PPSProgrammable Power SupplyUSB-IF
15 CC Channel Configuration


What is Quick Charge?

Quick Charge (QC) is a proprietary battery charging protocol developed by Qualcomm, used for managing power delivered over USB, mainly by communicating to the power supply and negotiating a voltage.(wikipedia)

What is the latest version of QC?

Qualcomm® Quick Charge™ technology is the number one method for fast charging.* Quick Charge 5 is world’s Fastest Commercial Charging Solution delivering astonishing charging speeds of up to 0-50% in five minutes while enabling new battery technology, accessories, and safety features.


What devices can use QC5?

  • RedMagic 6
  • RedMagic 6Pro



  • Injoinic-Technology Co Ltd • IP2726S
  • Ismartware • SW2303
  • Leadtrend • LD6612
  • Sonix Technology • SNPD1683FJG


What devices can use  QC4?

Devices • AGM X3 • ASUS ZenFone 6* • Black Shark 2 • BQ Aquaris X2 • BQ Aquaris X2 Pro • Hisense U30 • Lenovo Z6 Pro* • LG G7 ThinQ* • LG G8 ThinQ* • LG V40 ThinQ* • LG V50 ThinQ* • nubia mini • nubia Z17 • nubia Z18 • Qiku N7 pro • Razer Phone • Razer Phone 2 • Redmi K20 • Redmi K20 Pro • Redmi Note 7* • Redmi Note 7 Pro* • Redmi Note 9 Pro • Samsung Galaxy A70 • Samsung Galaxy A80 • Smartisan R1 • Xiaomi Mi 8 • Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition • Xiaomi Mi 8 Pro • Xiaomi Mi 9 • Xiaomi Mi A2 • Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 • Xiaomi Mi MIX 3 5G • Xiaomi Poco F1 • ZTE AXON Pro 9 • ZTE AXON 10 Pro


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What is USB Power Delivery?

The USB Power Delivery (USB PD) Specification enables the maximum functionality of USB by providing more flexible power delivery along with data over a single cable. Its aim is to operate with and build on the existing USB ecosystem.


USB Power Delivery offers the following features:

  • Increased power levels from existing USB standards up to 240W.
  • Power direction is no longer fixed.
  • Optimize power management across multiple peripherals
  • Intelligent and flexible system level management of power
  • Allows low power cases



What devices are using Fast Delivery?

To name a few:

  • iPhone series bigger tan iPhone8/8plus
  • iPad Pro
  • Google Pixel 2
  • Google Pixel 2 XL



What is USB PPS ?


Certified USB Fast Chargers support the Programmable Power Supply (PPS) feature of the USB Power Delivery 3.0 specification.

New USB hosts, devices and chargers supporting PPS are required for users to take full advantage of this new feature


What devices are using PPS?

  • Samsung Galaxy® 20.
  • Samsung Galaxy Note® 10.
  • Samsung S20® Ultra.
  • Samsung S21®
  • Other laptops that support PPS.


When we trying to choose suitable portable wall chargers to access the market quickly, it is very important that we figure out what the charging protocols that we should have. If we want to have a cellular chargers that fits most mobiles, the it should cover the PD,QC,AFC,FCP etc. If it is to be a laptop charger, then it should be contains PPS.

You can visit our product page and find the most suitable usb charging protocols in mobile chargers or adapters. If there is no one meet your need, contact us immediately then we can come out solutions for you.