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UGreen GaN 100W Fast Charger (UK) Review: Same Charging Prowess, Smaller Body

UGreen GAN 100W Fast Charger UK Review

You might have seen a review of the UGreen GAN 100W Fast Charger on the site before, and yes, this is essentially the same review. But, it’s for the UK plug version of the charger. It has essentially the same charging prowess, but a different, yet smaller design.

UGreen GaN 100W Charger – Specifications

Input100-240V~50/60Hz 2.3A Max
Single-PortUSB-C1/C2:5V/3A 9V/3A 12V/3A 15V/3A 20V/5A 100W Max
USB-C3: 5V/3A 9V/2.5A 12V/1.88A 22.5W Max
USB-A: 4.5V/5A 5V/4.5A 5V/3A 9V/2A 12V/1.5A 22.5W Max
Total Output100W Max
Static power≤0.3W
ProtocolUSB C Port:PD3.0(PD2.0) /QC4+(QC4.0\QC3.0\QC2.0)/PPS /AFC/APPLE 5V2.4A/BC1.2
USB A Port:SCP/QC3.0/AFC/FCP/APPLE 5V2.4A/BC1.2
ProtectionInput overvoltage protection; output overcurrent/overvoltage/short circuit protection
Working Temperature0~35℃
Storage Temperature-20~80℃
Shell material/fire ratingPC/UL94-V0
Weight235±5g(US)/ 245±5g(EU)
Dimension(69*69*33)±0.5mm

Design

UGreen GaN 100W Fast Charger (UK)

So, the design of the UGreen GaN 100W Charger is the biggest highlight. Even though it has the same charging capabilities, the outlook is entirely different. This time around, on top of having the UK three-pin plug, it now sports a rounder, taller body, instead of a narrow, and flat design.

It has a matte finish all around the case, and the USB ports on the top are closer to each other, and less spaced out. Each of the ports are also labelled, so you’d recognize which port is capable of different charging speeds.

On one side, there’s the UGreen logo, and on the other, the words “100W GaN” etched on it. The USB-A port also has a purple lining on the inside, instead of the usual white.

Build Quality

UGreen GaN 100W Fast Charger (UK)

In terms of build quality, the charger feels very sturdy. It has a certain heft to it, which gives it a certain reassurance that this charger is safe and won’t just randomly explode or blow up. The three prongs are also firmly attached, and you can’t hear any loose parts from within the charger.

User Experience

UGreen GaN 100W Fast Charger (UK)

Using the UGreen GaN 100W Charger for a week, I find that I like this design more. Not just because it’s easier to plug into Malaysian sockets, but also because it has a smaller footprint with a base that is closer to the plug, so it feels more solid that it’s plugged in all the way, and won’t come off loose if the socket gets moved a little.

Apart from that, the USB ports are positioned much closer with each other, and it’s made the whole charger look more tidy with all the cables jutting out from the top.

Performance

UGreen GaN 100W Fast Charger (UK)
DeviceBattery CapacitySupported Charging SpeedTime
Huawei MatePad T10s5,100mAhN/A2 hours 15 minutes
Huawei MatePad Pro7,250mAh40W2 hours 12 minutes
iPhone 12 Pro Max3,687mAh20W
PD
2 hours
Honor MagicBook 1542Wh65W1 hour 10 minutes
Asus ROG Strix G1556WhPD1 hour 35 minutes
QC – Quick Charge, PD – Power Delivery, W – Watts

Conclusion

UGreen GaN 100W Fast Charger (UK)

The UGreen GaN 100W Charger UK plug version has essentially the same 100W charging maximum speed, but it comes in a smaller, rounder design that fits Malaysian households with the UK plug. Between the two prong version and the UK, I’d definitely go for the UK version during this upcoming UGreen 11.11 sale.

To get one for yourself, check out these links below:

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Chief Content Developer at The AXO

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