Best Fast Chargers for LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi Android Phones

Anker PowerPort III Nano and AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PD for Google Pixel

The power adapter included with your Android probably supports fast charging. But it isn’t the most travel friendly design. And it probably has a place it stays at your home or work. Luckily there are plenty of other chargers which will offer the same fast charging experience. Often in a small size and/or price. The best fast chargers for LG, Motolra, and Xiaomi phones can all fast charge them from 0-50% in 30 minutes. While being small enough to keep in your bag for commute or travel.

Looking to charge on the go? Check out Best Portable Chargers for LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi Phones.

Anker PowerPort III Nano and AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PD for LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi Android phones

Anker PowerPort III Nano and AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PD for LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi Android phones

Fast Charging LG and Xiaomi

LG and Xiaomi phones support either Quick Charge 3.0 or Quick Charge 4+, depending on the model.

Quick Charge 3.0 models:

  • LG G5/G6
  • LG G7 Fit/One
  • LG Q9
  • LG V20
  • LG V30 (also supports USB Power Delivery)
  • Xiaomi Mi 5/6
  • Xiaomi Mi 8 Lite/SE

Stick with 18W Quick Charge 3.0 chargers for these phones. But an Anker PowerIQ 3.0 charger will also work, and future proof you for a future phone upgrade.

Quick Charge 4+ models:

  • LG ThinQ series
  • Xiaomi Mi 8/9
  • Xiaomi A2

Any newer model not listed above will also support Quick Charge 4+.

Stick with 18W USB Power Delivery chargers for these phones. Actual QC 4+ chargers are rare. But QC 4+ supports USB PD, and USB PD has a lot of options.

Learn more about Quick Charge 4+ and other fast charging standards.

Fast Charging Motorola

Motorola has their own fast charging standard, called TurboPower. It is a clone of Quick Charge 3.0. Newer Motorola phones also support USB Power Delivery.

TurboPower/Quick Charge 3.0 models:

  • Moto G6
  • Moto Z3

Stick with 18W Quick Charge 3.0 chargers for these phones.

USB Power Delivery models:

  • Moto G7
  • Moto G series

Any newer model not listed above should continue to support USB Power Delivery.

Stick with 18W USB Power Delivery chargers for these phones.

Learn more about USB Power Delivery and other fast charging standards.

USB-C to USB-C Cable

A USB PD charger uses a USB-C to USB-C cable to connect to your phone. Find a good selection of USB-C cables here. Stick with USB-C to USB-C cables with 60W and USB 2.0 support. They offer as fast a charge rate at a lower cost.


Best Fast Chargers for Newer LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi Phones

All chargers below support USB Power Delivery. Used by the newer phones from LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi. Some chargers also support Quick Charge or PowerIQ 3.0, which would work with most of the older models from those brands.

Moto G6 will not fast charge from a USB-C port. It needs a USB-A port offering Quick Charge.

Small Size

These fast chargers are as small as they come. While still providing the fastest possible charge for your iPhone. Most include folding prongs, making them perfect for commutes and travel.

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Anker PowerPort III Nano

Anker's newer 18W USB-C PD fast charger. Leveraging GaN technology, it is smaller and lighter than most similar chargers. But with its small design comes fixed prongs. So be mindful when tossing it in your bag.

  • Ports: USB-C
  • Output: 18W USB-C PD, PowerIQ 3.0 (Quick Charge compatible)
  • GaN tech
  • Size: 1.8 x 1.1 x 1.1 inches | 1.1 oz

Review of the Anker PowerPort III Nano

AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PD

Almost as small as Apple's 5W USB power adapter. But offers fast charging for your iPhone. As well as a folding prongs and a low price.

  • Ports: USB-C
  • Output: 18W USB-C PD
  • Size: 1.4 x 1.4 x 1.3 in | 1.5 oz

Review of the AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PD

One Charger To Rule Them All

ZMI zPower Turbo 65W USB-C PD

If looking for one charger for several devices, including your Android, this may be it. It offers enough output for a phones, tablets, or laptop. And many other devices along the same size. All at a price like the small chargers listed above.

  • Ports: USB-C
  • Output: 65W USB-C PD
  • Size: 2 x 2 x 1.1 in | 3.4 oz
  • Includes USB-C to USB-C cable for other devices

Review of the ZMI zPower Turbo 65W USB-C PD

Charge Two Phones At Once

These are dual USB-C port chargers. Able to offer fast charging to two phones at the same time. Great when traveling with someone else.

Anker PowerPort III Duo

A great dual phone charger for two phones. Especially two different models. Anker's PowerIQ 3.0 tech supports fast charging for newer Apple, Google, Samsung, LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi phones.

  • Ports: USB-C x2
  • Output: 18W USB-C PD each
  • Size: 2.5 x 2.4 x 1.1 in | 3.5 oz

AUKEY PA-D2 Focus Duo 36W Dual-Port PD

A multi-functional charger. Can keep up with a tablet or small laptop in single port mode. Or fast charge two phones in dual port mode.

  • Ports: USB-C x2
  • Output:
    • Single Port: 30W USB-C PD
    • Dual Port: 18W USB-C PD each
  • Size: 2.5 x 2.3 x 1.1 in | 4.1 oz

Review of the AUKEY PA-D2 Focus Duo 36W Dual-Port PD


Comparison of All Recommended Fast Chargers for Newer LG, Motorola, and Xiaomi Phones

 

Charger NoteOutputSizeWeightPrice
Anker PowerPort III NanoReview
(4.6)
Smallest18W USB-C PD

PowerIQ 3.0
(Quick Charge compatible)
1.8 x 1.1 x 1.1 in1.1 oz$15.29
AUKEY PA-Y18 Minima 18W PDReview
(4.8)
Compromise between size and folding prongs18W USB-C PD1.4 x 1.4 x 1.3 in1.5 oz$14.99
ZMI zPower Turbo 65W USB-C PDReview
(4.9)
Phone, tablet, or laptop65W USB-C PD2 x 2 x 1.1 in3.4 ozPrice not available
Anker PowerPort III DuoCharge two iPhones, or an iPhone and Android18W USB-C PD

18W USB-C PD

PowerIQ 3.0
(Quick Charge compatible)
2.5 x 2.4 x 1.1 in3.5 oz$27.99
AUKEY PA-D2 Focus Duo 36W Dual-Port PDReview
(4.8)
Charge two iPhones, or a MacBook/MacBook Air30W USB-C PD - Single Port

18W USB-C PD - Dual Port
2.5 x 2.3 x 1.1 in4.1 oz$26.99

Don’t see a charger you quite like? Or which is available in your region? Take what you’ve learned here and check out my larger charger comparison list.

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