Pixel 6 and 6 Pro fall well short of 30W fast charging

When Google announced the Pixel 6 last month it brought with it the promise of some real charging boosts over its predecessor. However, those improvements may not be as large as many hoped.

While the Pixel 6 comes with a 30-watt charger, the reality seems to be that the phone is incapable of hitting those heady heights.

In testing the phone, Android Authority said both the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro maxed out at 22W charging, which is an increase over the Pixel 5, but not too much of an improvement over the 18W achieved by its predecessor.

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