Anker has been showing cheap and reliable USB-C cables and power bricks for many years, but the Powerport Atom PD 1 power brick, announced at a New York press event.
Anker explains that the difference from the Atom series of chargers is the use of gallium nitride (GaN) parts. Over silicon is said to improve efficiency and reduce size. The company will also be the first in a family of Atom chargers with an Atom PD1 of 60W, two USB-C port PowerPort Atom PD 2 chargers and four 100W ports (two USB-C and two USB Type-A) He said. PorwerPort Atom PD 4 charger is also on the way.
Atom PD 1 is one of the smallest USB-C chargers in this power class. The official dimensions are 1.61 x 1.37 x 1.49 inches and weighs 2.2 ounces. As a result, Anker is much more powerful than the 30W USB-C PD bricks sold for a while. If the old brick was the same size as Apple's MacBook charger, the new PowerPad Atom PD 1 drastically reduced the situation while delivering nearly identical power.
The 27W of the USB-C PD specification does not need to decline. You can even use USB-C smartphones or accessories, more power-conscious devices like the Nintendo Switch, and even smaller ones like Apple's 12-inch MacBook. (It will not be much slower and more effective than a typical charger, but it will work for more demanding USB-C laptops.)
Anker PowerPort Atom PD 1 is $ 29.99 in November.