Smartphone makers are always looking at ways to improve the batteries on their handsets. Whether it is the battery life on their device or how quick the battery charges. Samsung is developing a new battery that could bring significant changes to smartphone batteries.
According to a recent report, Samsung is developing a new graphene base battery that will give around a 45 percent high capacity that the batteries on the market at the moment.
As well as having a much larger capacity, this new graphene based battery will be able to charge much faster than current batteries. Graphene can move electricity around 140 times faster than silicon.
According to Samsung a battery with this technology could charge fully in just 12 minutes, this compares to around an hour for existing batteries that are available in our smartphones at the moment.
It is not clear as yet how far along Samsung is with the technology. An increased capacity of the battery and the faster charging feature would be great for smartphone users and also manufacturers.
The technology could also apparently be applied to other batteries, like the ones used in electric vehicles. If gains of 45 percent in terms of capacity and also the faster charging were applied to electric vehicles, these could make some significant changes to EV ranges.
Source The Investor