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Can you charge from USB-C on the new swift 5?

I'm interested in the Swift 5 SF514-52T-50AQ. Can I use the USB-C port to charge the laptop? 

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  • BalatekieBalatekie ACE Posts: 1,044 Pioneer
    Hi, The USB-C type port connects to the provided USB Type-C power adapter and to USB devices with a USB Type-C connector. It also supports DisplayPort™ over USB-C™.
     :) If you think I've answered your question, please hit the Accept Answer:)

  • SharanjiSharanji ACE Posts: 4,186 Pathfinder
    edited July 2018
    fieldsn 

    Yes, the USB Type-C port connects to the provided USB Type-C power adapter and to USB devices with a USB Type-C  connector.
    USB 3.1 Gen 1 has data transfer speeds up to 5 Gbps.
    Supports DisplayPort™ audio/video output.
    DC-in: requires power adapter or power source providing 45 W at 15~20 V.

    The USB port (with battery symbol) has power-off USB charging connects to USB devices. USB Charge Manager applications allows you to charge mobile devices any time the notebook is turned on or in Sleep mode.

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  • supersharpsupersharp Member Posts: 3 New User
    The answer is NO you can't.
  • SakimuraSakimura Member Posts: 1 New User
    The answer is NO you can't.

    I am writing this on an Acer SF514-52T-H58Y/B 
    that is being charged through the USB type C port. So, apparently, USB-C charging works. 
    What you need is a USB 3.0 or above charger with the capability to provide 45W or above @ 20V. 
  • sashamacsashamac Member Posts: 1 New User
    i bought a Swift 5 SF514-53t-72a4 in Sep 2019 in Hong Kong. I can confirm this laptop can be charged up via the 19V  and the USB-C interfaces. The batteries last about 4 hours with wifi on. This would be a SUPERB laptop if it comes with fast-charge. 
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