Aukey 61W PD Wall Charger: The Smallest Laptop Adapter?

Updated on June 25, 2020
Chriswillman90 profile image

Krzysztof is a lifelong future tech junkie investigating the latest stories from companies like Apple, Samsung, Google, and Amazon.

Aukey 61W Omnia PD Wall Charger
Aukey 61W Omnia PD Wall Charger | Source

Is Aukey's 61W Wall Charger the Smallest Laptop Adapter?

Aukey's 61W Wall Charger is an Omnia Series GaN adapter with a USB-C PD port that can fully charge a MacBook Pro 13" in under 2 hours.

It's also one of the smallest and lightest adapters I've ever tried.

The charger is 65% smaller than an Apple MacBook Pro charger, it features a foldable plug, and it has a 95% efficiency rating.

Through the magic of gallium nitride technology and Aukey's OmniaChip, it can charge an iPhone 11 Pro in 1.5 hrs, an iPad Pro 10.5" in 1.7 hrs, and a 13" MacBook Pro in 1.8 hrs.

We've never seen such a tiny device do so much; I only wish these adapters existed when I went to college instead of those massive, non subtle laptop chargers.

Aukey Product Information

Technical specs
45 x 45 x 30mm (1.77 x 1.77 x 1.18")
92g (3.25oz)
100-240V/1.5A, 50/60Hz
USB-C Output
(61W PD) 5V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/3A, 20.3V/3A
Total Output
61W (Max)
Number of Ports
Device Compatibility
MacBook Pro 13" - iPhone/Samsung - iPad Pro - Google Pixel 4 - Nintendo Switch - Surface Pro 7 - Dell XPS 13 - AirPods/Apple Watch - Additional USB-C devices (full list on Amazon product page)
Charge Times
iPhone 11 Pro: 1.5hrs - iPad Pro 10.5: 1.7hrs - MacBook Pro 13: 1.8hrs
Power Chip
Aukey OmniaChip (GaN - gallium nitride)
CE/RoHS - Overheat, overcurrent, overcharge
GaN Technology
Power Delivery
Yes - 3.0
Foldable Plug
Charging Cable Included
What's Included
61W PD Adapter - User Guide - 24 Month Warranty Card
Product info taken from Amazon product page, user guide, and item box

What Aukey's 61W Adapter Does Best

So what does the adapter work with?

The answer should be everything eventually but for now it does have a limit on which devices function best with it. Below is a quick list at some of the laptops, smartphones, tablets, etc. this charger excels with.

Laptop Compatibility

  • MacBook Pro 13" (2016-2019) - MacBook Pro 15" (2016) - MacBook Pro 12" (2017) - MacBook Air 13" (2018)
  • ThinkPad S3-490 14 - Lenovo Yoga C930 13.9 - ThinkPad 270 - ThinkPad New S2 13.3 - ThinkPad T470
  • Razor Blade Stealth 17
  • HP ZBOOK StudioG5 15.6 - HP EliteBook Folio G1 12.5 - HP Spectre 13 - HP Spectre x360 - Google Pixelbook
  • Asus T303UA - Samsung Chromebook Plus
  • Dell XPS 13 - Dell XPS 15 - Dell Latitude
  • Surface Pro 7 - Surface Laptop 3
  • ThinkPad X1 Carbon

Smartphone Compatibility

  • iPhone 11/11 Pro/Pro Max - XS/XS Max - X/XR - 8/8 Plus
  • Xiaomi Mi 10 Pro/9/MI 8/MI 8 SE - MIX 2-3/MIS 2S
  • Samsung Galaxy S10/10E/10 Plus - S7-S9 Plus - Note 8-10 Plus
  • Google Pixel/Pixel 2-3XL/4 - Nexus 5X
  • Sony XZ3 Premium/XZ2/XZP
  • LG G5-7/V10-30
  • Huawei Mate 30 Pro/P30 Pro - Mate 20X/Mate 20 Pro - Mate 10/P10/Mate 9

Tablet/Other Compatibility

  • iPad Pro 12.9" - iPad Pro 10.5" - iPad Pro 11"
  • Nintendo Switch

Note: The list is based off the Amazon product page and does not reflect all known compatible devices. In addition, Apple devices require the original USB-C to Lightning cable to access the adapter's fast charging mode.

The Very Best of Aukey

I must've tried dozens of chargers over the years, but in the last year or so, less known brands have really elevated the game with Aukey being on the forefront of this.

If you're still unconvinced then maybe this short list of positives will change your mind.

  1. OmniaChip with GaN technology
  2. Only 92g and under 2" in size
  3. Future-proof 61W PD USB-C port
  4. Works with any device category

Aukey's OmniaChip does the job right, and it's powered by GaN technology. This leads to 3x higher power density, 40% less energy waste, and it protects it from overheating, short-circuiting, over-current, etc.

These adapters simply don't heat up like their predecessors despite being so tiny. And speaking of tiny, this adapter is incredibly small & lightweight compared to the big, bulky chargers of the past; there really is nothing like it.

And it's so handy too.

The USB-C PD port will work with a laptop, a smartphone/tablet and even a Nintendo Switch without damaging them. The adapter's super-fast charging speeds and gadget camouflage is a win for tech lovers like myself.


Aukey 61W PD Wall Charger: Final Review

What else is there to say except go Aukey. The company has done a great job in reinventing the charger category through constant iterations and transformations of everyday products.

And for that I'm happy to give the Aukey 61W PD USB-C Wall Charger 4.9 out of 5 stars.

Normally I'd ding it for having a singular port, however; the company does offer dual port options too so no ding here.

But I'll still fault it for not including a charging cable; this should be a packaged deal at this point even if it causes the price to go up a bit. Additionally it only does 25W for the Note 10+ so if you want the fastest charging speeds then stick with the original charger.

If I find other faults then I'll be sure to update this review, but so far I have nothing but praise for this product. It's extremely light and small, it fast charges my devices, and it's much more reliable than chargers of the past.

I highly recommend the Aukey 61W USB-C PD Wall Charger because it can do it all, and the Omnia Series got a Best of CES 2020 award from Android Police so that's gotta be something right.

Your Thoughts

How many devices do you charge everyday?

See results


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)