Adaptive Charging (slow charging to extend battery life)

I read about Google Pixel phones supporting something called “Adaptive Charging”.
Google describes it as following:

To help preserve long-term battery life, you can charge your phone steadily overnight. Adaptive charging uses your alarm’s settings to completely charge your phone right before you wake up.
So the phone will charge slower than normal, which will make the battery last longer.
Would be great if Fairphone could also offer such a feature to extend the battery life and improve the sustainability!

There’s also a small discussion about this and similar features in the /e/ Foundation forum.


When the Fairphone 3 was introduced it was said that it would have some smart charging which would charge the phone slower for the last 10% from 90% to 100% to go easy on the battery and thus improve sustainability.

I’m not finding a current Fairphone source for this quickly now, though, and I don’t know whether that would be in the vendor software parts which get imported into /e/ or whether that would be a Fairphone OS exclusive feature, if it’s still there.

This is function of the Qualcomm Quick Charge 3. If you do not use a QC3 compatible charger and cable the phone with charge slowly.

This page is rather vague, as is FP3(+). Charge your phone – Support.
And Qualcomm seem to primarily like to talk about the quickness of their Quick Charge iterations on their website, as far as I’ve seen for now.

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