A phone charges in 9 minutes – level 1
Chinese company Realme makes a new smartphone. The phone is GT3. It is special because it has a very good battery.
The battery can charge in just nine minutes. It is the fastest-charging battery in the world. You need only 80 seconds to charge the phone to 20% capacity. When you charge the phone for 30 seconds, you can call for two hours, listen to music for three and a half hours or watch one TV episode.
The company also says that after 1,600 charge cycles, the battery still keeps 80% capacity. The phone also has a special design and new features. This makes it different from other smartphones.
Difficult words: charge (to store electrical energy in a battery), capacity (the maximum amount which something can keep or produce), feature (a special or unusual part of something).
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
Would you buy this phone? Why or why not?
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