Interview: Oppo’s Jeff Zhang on VOOC and the future of smartphone charging

Late last month, Oppo held its Flash Charge Open Day 2021 event in China to talk about what’s next for its Flash Charge technology. Following the event, we got a chance to speak with Mr. Jeff Chang – Chief Charging Technology Scientist and Senior Director of Hardware Engineering at Oppo – to learn more about the company’s stand on magnetic wireless charging, the awareness of fast charging standards amongst the users, and the future of smartphone charging.

Mr. Zhang, who’s also known as the “father of flash charge,” joined Oppo in 2004 and led the development of SuperVOOC and AirVOOC…