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USB-Current.com helps you find the right charger for your USB-C devices.

  • Lists of USB-C chargers, power banks, and cables.
  • Quizzes to identify the best charger/cable specs for you.
  • USB Power Delivery, Quick Charge, and other USB-C related fast charging standards.
  • How phones, tablets, laptops, and more interact with chargers.
  • Product analysis of new and upcoming chargers.
  • Reviews with hands on use and testing under real world conditions.
  • Recommendations based on research and testing. As well as a detailed understanding of how a product will perform with specific devices.

If you own a Nintendo Switch check out my other site, SwitchChargers.com.

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This site is a member of the Amazon Associate and Rakuten Marketing affiliate programs. Should readers choose to buy a product based on this site’s list, review, or recommendation a retail commission may be earned. This is paid by the retailer at no cost to the reader. Should a reader return a product they are unhappy with this site earns nothing from that sale.

Under this system there is no incentive to list and recommend inferior products. The most valuable commodity to me and this site is the trust earned from readers. Readers are invited to fact-check the information shared on this site. Should you have a question or concern please contact me.

Testing Tools

Apple iPhone 8

  • iPhone with Lightning port
  • Supports USB Power Delivery with a MFi certified USB-C to Lightning cable
Motorola Moto G6
  • Android smartphone with USB-C
  • Supports USB-C charging and Motorola TurboPower fast charging
  • Also runs Ampere and Fast Charge for testing
Nintendo Switch
  • Nintendo’s current generation video game console with USB-C
  • Supports USB-C Power Delivery in handheld and TV modes
  • Nintendo’s Pro Controller, Joy-Con Charging Grip, and Poke Ball Plus also support USB-C charging

Apple MacBook Pro (13-inch, 2016, Two Thunderbolt 3 ports)

  • First generation MacBook Pro with USB-C
  • Supports USB Power Delivery and Thunderbolt 3
Power-Z KM001
  • Advance USB power meter
  • Works with USB-A and USB-C PD
  • Detects available fast charge standards
  • PD sniffer identifies available power profiles
  • Measures resistance in USB cables
  • Plots power meter graphs using Windows application
MakerHawk USB Multimeter Tester
  • Advance USB power meter
  • Works with USB-A, USB-C, and USB-C PD
  • Plots power meter graphs using Windows application
  • Used primarily for 5V USB-C chargers, as Power-Z KM001 doesn’t support non-Power Delivery well
Etekcity Lasergrip 774 Non-contact Digital Laser Infrared Thermometer
  • Measures surface temperature of chargers under heavy load