Tronsmart Quick Charge 2.0 5 Port Charger $15.69 US, Micro USB 5 Pack $5.47 US, Bundle $20.99 US @ GeekBuying

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Tronsmart Quick Charge 2.0 5 Port Charger $15.69 US, Micro USB 5 Pack $5.47 US, Bundle $20.99 US @ GeekBuyingAffiliate
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The popular Tronsmart 5 Port Charger with Quick Charge 2.0 and VoltIQ is back on sale as well as a 5 pack of white Micro USB cables in various lengths.

  • Get the Tronsmart QC 2.0 5 Port Charger AU for $15.69 US (~$20.45 AU) with coupon 54ETRONSMART
  • Get the Micro USB 5 Pack for $5.47 US (~$7.12 AU) with coupon TRUSBCABLE
  • 5 Port Charger and MicroUSB Pack together for $20.99 US (~$27.37 AU) with coupon BUNDLETRON54

AU$ based on exchange rate at time of posting. Free shipping included on all orders with discounted Express Couriers available on Bundle.


While most chargers claim to be 40W - this Tronsmart charger is 54W and can provide greater amps across all USB ports simultaneously to provide faster charging. One port features Quick Charge 2.0 while the others have VoltIQ. Unlike other brands this charger has been Qualcomm certified.

What is Quick Charge 2.0 and VoltIQ?

Tests have shown that a 3500mAh battery can be charged from 0% to 60% in only 30 minutes for any compatible device using Qualcomm's Quick Charge 2.0 technology.

The charger also utilises a technology called VoltIQ that is able to detect the charging protocol used in the device to provide the fastest possible charge (up to 5V/2.4A) without the risk overheating, overcharging and short circuiting etc. This is suitable for other devices that do not support Quick Charge 2.0 (5V/2A, 9V/2A, 12V/1.5A) including the iPad and iPhone.

List of tested QC 2.0 compatible phones can be found here


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Comments

  • +12 votes

    great charger, bad cables. Cables stop working after a while, becomes loose and wont charge the phone.

    • +2 votes

      Thanks for the warning.

    • +4 votes

      Yup. Have to agree 100%. Same issue here.

    • -2 votes

      I think the Tronsmart QC 3.0 chargers are a better purchase now.

      I have a couple of packs of the cable and not had an issue.

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        I guess only if you have QC 3.0 compatible devices, or plan to get them in the future. For those in the iOS camps, it's irrelevant.

        • +2 votes

          my phone has qc3 but they can get hot on the charge cycle…… i also have the qc2 charger also and they are fine. I charge overnight on a normAL 2.1A port and its much more gentle on the batteries.

          Future will be USB C so trying to future proof is probably not an issue.

          noce things about this charger is is has a QC port if your phone is dead and you need it in a hurry, but also 2.1A ports so you can gently charge when you have the time e.g. overnight.

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      None of my Tronsmart cables lasted more than a few months with some failing in just a matter of weeks.

    • +2 votes

      Learnt a trick the other day for when micro usb cables become loose and won't charge. The trick is to use a pin to make the two small metal prongs extend back to their proper length. These prongs get stuck in the low position and it causes a loose connection and charging issues.

  • +4 votes

    I'm still waiting on my order to arrive from the last deal (Posted in Jan). I'll give it a few more weeks to allow for Chinese New Year (Although an order done at the same time from Bangood arrive 2 weeks ago).

    For those that don't like the cables, I'd recommend the Blitzwolf Braided Cables (Micro USB, USB-C or Lightening)

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      Thanks for the heads up. Won't bother with this now.

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      You mean from this? https://www.ozbargain.com.au/node/286281

      Mine arrived last week.

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      It can take up to 30 business days to arrive which is standard for free shipping from China. Fortunately my bundles like this one have ~$5 US courier options.

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      Mine arrived 2 weeks ago

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      i'll give them a go. thanks

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      Yep still waiting for mine too :(

    • +1 vote

      I can't recommend the reversible Blitzwolf micro-usb cables. One of them ended up damaging my friend's S6 microUSB port…

      Other Blitzwolf cables are very good though

      • +1 vote

        Blitzwolf cables seem like great quality initially, but I've had the same problem with a few of them now. The plastic bit around the actual connector (both in USB and micro-USB ends) becomes loose after a while. Not hard to fix with a bit of superglue, but still not a sign of great quality.

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          Actually this was more serious… Blitzwolf made "reversible" micro usb cables with a trapezoid shaped connector… Micro usb cables were never intended to be reversible and Mt friend's phone ended up with a damaged usb port…

          Later banggood put a warning about the blitzwolf cables being incompatible with certain phones on their site

  • +6 votes

    when i buy from chinese sites, I just expect it to come within 60 days and to my surprise they usually come earlier.

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      That's really exaggerated. 30 days is max I can bare with. Else don't bother with that shop.

      60 days is like oh did I order that? Then you look at your emails then you know it's two months ago…. Do you still need it? Probably not!?

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    Hurray! Thanks Clear!

  • +5 votes

    I consider it my communal duty to warn my fellow OzBargainers yet again about the s#!tty quality of these Tronsmart cables.

  • +2 votes

    Sure the cables have a little wiggle room. But they are thick and have never failed me.

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    How do these compare to the blitzwolf that frequents these pages? I bought the blitzwolf and although it's great having a handy all in one usb charger, I can constantly here the electronic noises coming from it. Especially annoying in a bedroom at night. I always make sure I switch it off at the outlet too once I leave home, doesn't seem right but I've never felt the cost vs. return was worth the hassle.

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      I only have the Aukey and the Tronsmart multi-port chargers and they're pretty quiet. The 2 port Blitzwolf QC2/3 charger makes a lot of noise when it has no load, though.

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    Coupon doesn't work for the US plug?

    I've got plenty of spare AU plugs was hoping to get the US plug for travelling

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    These are great! I might have just been lucky, but under full/middle/no load, I can't hear any coil whine without physically placing the charger up to my ear. The cable that comes with the charger (~2m+) seems to have a much better connector than the 5 pack of cables. Wish they'd fix the connectors, they are great cables otherwise!

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    Charger is great. Cables are good when they work, but have a high faliure rate. From the 4 I have used 2 have stopped working. Or only work if the phone is rested on the edge of a table and the cable hangs.

  • +6 votes

    Teardown and review by a charger enthusiast. Conclusion:

    The usb charger can deliver the rated current, but gets very hot. I do not expect this to be a big problem in real life (It will very seldom be fully loaded). I do not really like the peak noise, it is rather high.
    The missing common mode coil on this high power charger probably means it is transmitting some radio interference.

    Due to the high noise level I do not like this charger, but it will deliver lots of power in a safe way.

    (comment copied from previous deal)

  • +3 votes

    I only buy tronsmart charging cables from geekbuying and blitzwolf from banggood. Never had any issues, maybe you bought duds. Both are tough and well made. Don't bother with the cheapos at kmart, big w or target. Your wasting your money. I also bought tronsmart and blitzwolf 5 port chargers, they are simple the best money wise. I have bought nearly a dozen of each and my friends are raving. Simply the best!

    • +1 vote

      Same. Tronsmart allowed my Samsung to pull 2amps from generic 2amp power supplies, but my Oppo needs a 4amp draw at 5v for VOOC charging. Oh well!

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        4A at 5V is massive - I wonder why they didn't just use QC2 or similar. Even my Xiaomi Mi4c does 8.5V*1.8A.

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    Thanks Ordered another one for work :)

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    Ordered but forgot cashrewards ah wells

  • +1 vote

    QC 3, plus Micro USB cables please. ;-)

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    Good charger, had one for a while now but far out, slowest shipping ever. Not sure if they get some backpacker to kyak over with them to Australia from China.

    • +2 votes

      That's generally how free shipping is with China. Spending a few dollars more on couriers is worth it.

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        Are they coming in via sea mail?

        • +1 vote

          Nope they're delivered by air and it takes a while for them to make it through customs and the sorting centres. They also use Auspost once they reach Australia and we all know how slow they are. This usually costs the seller less than $1 and is the reason they offer it for free - it's slow.

  • +2 votes

    Refugee boat actually

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    Does paying extra for a courier really make any difference to shipping times? I think I read with Aliexpress for example, it makes zero difference.

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      It won't change the processing time but actual transit time will be. A lot of Aliexpress sellers use slower couriers like Aramex that routes through Dubai first or ePacket.

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        Thanks.

        Is there any advantage/disadvantage to a particular payment method? i.e. I'll be using cashrewards, and I usually prefer to use Paypal so overseas companies don't have access to my Visa details. But I remember reading something once that it costs less to pay using USD over AUD… Or is that Amazon!? Anyway, what's the 'best' (cheapest) way to pay, if you get my meaning?

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          GeekBuying don't accept AUD so you'll have to pay in USD.

          Does your Visa have currency conversion fees? If not you'll need to have to setup Paypal to use the Visa conversion rate and that will get you as close to the current exchange rate. By default Paypal will use their own currency conversion and will add a fee.

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          @Clear: When I order from GeekBuying, Aliexpress, etc. using Paypal… the bank statement shows two entries: 1. The amount in USD. 2. An "overseas transaction fee" (by the bank itself). So I'm not sure if I should change it to use the Visa rate!?

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          @GregMonarch: Depends on your card. Some cards like 28 Degrees have no currency conversion fees while others like CBA do.

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          @Clear: Talk about confusing, lol. I rang the bank. They cannot judge which way would be cheaper. BTW, I changed the wording above from "currency conversion fee", to "overseas transaction fee" while you were typing, if that makes a difference.

          The bank told me they charge 3% currency conversion fee. And it says online Paypal is 3.5%.

          When I buy from Aliexpress, I see the purchase amount in USD on the statement. The next line shows an "overseas transaction fee" charged by the bank.

          My Paypal has been set to take money from any Paypal credit first, then from the Visa debit card, then from a bank account. I've just removed the bank account option from Paypal, and changed it to use the bank's currency conversion rate. But maybe doing one or both of these is a mistake!?

          Although Paypal is 0.5% more, I still don't know which is cheaper, and can't see how anyone else can tell that either. Because Paypal and Visa wouldn't be using exactly the same exchange rate. If they were, it's easy - Paypal is 0.5% more. But a worse exchange rate from your bank on that day, could wipe out the 0.5% 'saved'.

          So I can't see how ANYONE can determine which method is cheaper, without buying two of the same item, on the same day, but setting Paypal to use a different conversion rate for each purchase. And even after doing that, the different exchange rates for Paypal/bank could reverse tomorrow. So what is cheaper today, could be more expensive tomorrow.

          Can anyone shed light on this?

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          @GregMonarch: Visa's exchange rate will always be better than Paypal and since Visa have 3% instead of 3.5% they'll be cheaper.

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          @Clear: Thanks for your help with this. That's one problem down. Now, should I be setting Paypal to withdraw money from the Visa, or directly from the bank account?

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          @GregMonarch: Visa. PayPal needs to be set to use the cards rate too.

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          @Clear: Great, thank you.

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