Choetech 61W USB-C Mini Charger Review: Max Power in a Tiny Size

Updated on May 21, 2020
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Choetech 61W PD USB-C Foldable Mini Wall Charger
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Choetech Charger Is 50% Smaller Than MacBook Pro's Adapter

Choetech's Mini Charger brings power delivery and 61W into USB-C smartphones and laptops including newer MacBooks and MacBook Pros.

Using GaN technology, this foldable mini charger is 50% smaller than your average MacBook charger and can easily substitute your laptop's bulky adapter. Furthermore if you own a USB-C to Lightning cable you can fast charge your iPhone 11/11 Pro and Pro Max along with upcoming iPhones.

The charger features a single PD port for maximum power transfer and efficiency that's built for the future.

I've been using the mini charger to charge my Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ and S10+ and it'll fast charge them fully in around 90 minutes. However the charger isn't built to handle the 45W charging capabilities of the Note 10+ but it'll do just fine with an XPS or Mac.

Choetech is one of my top 5 electronic brands at the moment and it hasn't failed me yet; this is another terrific product that packs endless power in a tiny package.

Choetech Product Info

Tech specs
1x USB-C
Fire-retardant PC
2 x 1.1 x 2"
0.32lbs (5.1oz)
AC 100-240V, 50/60Hz, 1.5A
DC 5V/3A, 9V/3A, 12V/3A, 15V/3A, 20V/3A, 20.3V/3A
61W (Max)
Foldable Plug
LED Indicator
Safety Certifications
TUV Certified/FCC - Overcurrent - overheat - over-voltage - short-circuit
MacBook 2018/2019 - MacBook Pro/Air - iPad Pro - iPhone 11/11 Pro Max - Dell XPS 13/15 - Samsung Galaxy/Note - Pixel 4/4XL - Nintendo Switch - Lenovo/HP - USB-C laptops/smartphones
What's Included
USB-C Mini Charger - 18 Month Warranty Card - User Manual
Product info taken from Amazon/Choetech product pages, user manual, and item box

Best Use Cases for Choetech Wall Charger

Choetech's mini wall charger works with a plethora or tablets, laptops, and smartphones.

Here's a small assortment of devices it can charge.

Compatible Laptops

  • MacBook Pro 13.3" (2020)
  • MacBook Pro 13/15" (2016-2019)
  • MacBook Air (2018-2019) & Retina MacBook
  • MacBook 12"
  • HP Spectre X360/X2
  • Dell XPS 13/15"
  • Lenovo Yoga 730/720

Compatible Tablets

  • iPad Pro 12.9/10.5/11"
  • Thinkpad X1 Tablet
  • HP Pavilion x2
  • iPad Pro

Compatible Smartphones

  • iPhone 11/11 Pro/Pro Max/XS Max/XS
  • iPhone XR/8/7
  • Note 8-10
  • Galaxy S8-10+/20/20+
  • LG G7/V30
  • Google Pixel 2-4/XL
  • Song XZ3/XZ2 Premium

Additionally any USB-C device (Nintendo Switch) can connect directly to the adapter or you can use a USB-C to C or USB-C to Lightning cable to enable fast charging speeds when devices are linked.

Note: Cables are not included with the Choetech Mini Charger.

I'm mostly using the charger with my Android phones though I did try to connect it to my Lenovo laptop. Unfortunately since my laptop uses 135W charging I could only slow charge it with the Choetech adapter.

However when I plugged the device into a friend's MacBook it was able to charge the Mac just fine; in fact a 13" MacBook can be fully charged in under 2 hours.

Who Is This Charger For?

If you own any of the devices listed above and have a few cables lying around then this is great charger to buy.

It's sturdy, reliable, much smaller than the norm, and is TUV/FCC certified meaning it won't overheat, short-circuit or worse. I did a trial run using it with my Note 10+ and despite going 30-100% on a charge the device barely got hot.

So what about laptops?

Well I don't think I'll be using it for my Lenovo desktop but I have less powerful laptops that'll make quick work of this product.

Also iPhone users, please don't fret. It may be a USB-C charger but you'll be fine as long as you plug in the right cable.


Choetech 61W USB-C Mini Charger: Final Review

Built on GaN tech, the new silicone king, Choetech delivers a sleeker, sturdier, more powerful, faster, and more power efficient charger at an affordable price.

Plus customers are very happy with it too giving it nearly 5 stars on Amazon.

And I concur with a 4.8 out of 5 rating for the Choetech 61W PD USB-C Mini Charger.

It's 50% smaller than a MacBook charger and it's a great substitute for smartphones and laptops. My only cons are that there should be more than a single USB-C port, there should be a cable included, and there's a limit to what it can charge.

All three cons are minor to me as I have plenty of chargers and cables to supplement it but many customers aren't as fortunate. I think it would've been good to include Choetech's own USB-C to C or Lightning cable in the box even if the cost ended up slightly higher, but it's a minor inconvenience.

I've been very satisfied with this charger because it's ready made for the future and is a dramatic improvement over the standard adapter.

Choetech's 61W PD USB-C Mini Wall Charger is a foldable, technologically advanced product that I would highly recommend to casual and power users alike; it's truly a workhorse in a tiny package.

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