Fast charger fans get a powerful new option with Anker's USB-C Nano II

Anker Nano II charger
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Anker announced the new Nano II chargers powered by gallium nitride, also known as GaN II technology, and I, for one, am very excited as I lead a power-hungry lifestyle. The new Nano II chargers come in three different power levels: 30W ($30), 45W ($36), and 65W ($40). 

According to Anker, all three USB-C Chargers transfer energy more efficiently, are cooler than previous models, They come in a smaller form factor, thus saving space in your area. The chargers are available for preorder and will start shipping on June 10 according to the Amazon listing

The Nano II USB-C chargers will also take advantage of Anker's PowerIQ 3.0 technology. Anker states that PowerIQ "intelligently allocates optimal wattage to the plugged-in device." The 30-watt model is geared towards phones, tablets and is capable of charging a MacBook Air

Anker's Nano II 45W and 65W units are also capable of charging smaller devices, but are geared towards users who own USB-C power port laptops, with the 65W version able to fully charge a 13-inch laptop which, is highly impressive when you take into account its demure size that is 58% smaller than the previous Anker 65W charger.  

There is nothing more exciting for us mobile office types than a lightweight charger that can handle all of your charging needs when you're on the go. 

Mark Anthony Ramirez

Mark has spent 20 years headlining comedy shows around the country and made appearances on ABC, MTV, Comedy Central, Howard Stern, Food Network, and Sirius XM Radio. He has written about every topic imaginable, from dating, family, politics, social issues, and tech. He wrote his first tech articles for the now-defunct Dads On Tech 10 years ago, and his passion for combining humor and tech has grown under the tutelage of the Laptop Mag team. His penchant for tearing things down and rebuilding them did not make Mark popular at home, however, when he got his hands on the legendary Commodore 64, his passion for all things tech deepened. These days, when he is not filming, editing footage, tinkering with cameras and laptops, or on stage, he can be found at his desk snacking, writing about everything tech, new jokes, or scripts he dreams of filming.