Powerland Usmile 33 and Usmile 65 Chargers Review: Pros and Cons

Wednesday, May 03, 2023

Are you tired of lugging around heavy, clunky chargers every time you travel? Look no further than the Powerland Usmile 33 and Usmile 65 GaN Wall Chargers! These chargers are compact, lightweight, and most importantly, efficient.

The Powerland Usmile 33 and Usmile 65 are compact and efficient chargers made with cutting-edge GaN technology, which allows them to charge your devices faster and with less waste heat than traditional chargers. But does it live up to the hype? Let's take a closer look.

First off, the design of the Powerland Usmile 33 and Usmile 65 chargers is sleek and minimalist, with a clean exterior and a compact size that makes it easy to pack and take on the go. The Usmile 33 charger comes with a foldable plug and it's as thin as a smartphone. The Usmile 65 prongs do not retract and the body is cube shaped with glossy accents on the sides. Both chargers only have a single Type-C port, which means they're compatible with a wide range of devices, from smartphones to laptops. The chargers also feature a built-in intelligent chip that automatically adjusts the charging output to your device's needs, which means you can use them for low power devices like headphones and earbuds.

But let's get to the most important part: charging speed. The Powerland Usmile 65 GaN Wall Charger boasts an impressive 65W output, which is enough to charge most laptops and smartphones at top speed. In fact, during testing the charger was able to charge an average phone from 0% to 50% in just 30 minutes. With a phone like the iPhone 14 Pro Max, the Usmile 65 cna fast charge it to 50% in just 20 minutes, which is significantly faster than most traditional chargers on the market. The GaN technology also means that the charger stays cooler than traditional chargers, which is a major plus for anyone who has experienced a charger overheating during use.

One of the drawbacks with the Powerland GaN Wall Chargers is their lack of versatility. They do not have USB-A ports so, you cannot use them to charge a wide range of devices. Also, you cannot charge multiple devices simultaneously. The Usmile 33 bottom facing charging port is also awkward. Having the charging port front facing is a lot more convinient. When using these chargers, it's worth keeping in mind charging protocol and device compatibility. For example, Usmile 65 does not support protocols 9V/2A and 12V/1.5A, whereas Usmile 33 does. This means, Usmile 33 puts out more power than Usmile 65 when charging certain devices such as the TCL 20 Pro 5G.

Another thing noted about the Powerland GaN Wall Chargers was durability. The Usmile 65 & 33 chargers are made with high-quality materials that feel solid and well-built, and the foldable plug means you don't have to worry about the prongs getting bent or damaged during travel. Powerland also offers a 12 months warranty on the Usmile 33 charger and 18 months warranty on the Usmile 56 charger, which provides some extra peace of mind.


Powerland Usmile 33 is 8cm long x 4cm wide x 1cm thick body and weighs 56 grams. Overall depth is 2.5cm with prongs extended. The Powerland Usmile 65 is 3.5cm long x 3.5cm wide x 4.5cm deep and weighs 109 grams. Overall depth with the prongs is 6cm.

Potential deal breakers

  • No Quick Charge protocol QC4+/QC4.0
  • Can only charge one device at a time
  • Usmile 65 does not come with charging cable
  • No interchangeable travel plugs
  • Usmile 33 bottom facing charging port
  • No status led light
  • No BC 1.2 protocol
  • No Apple 2.4A charging protocol (12W max)
  • Usmile65 does not support charging protocols (9V/2A and 12V/1.5A)

Selling points

  • 18mins fast charging for iPhone14 from 0-50% 
  • Smaller than Macbook Charger
  • Usmile 65 supports up to Quick Charge 4+ 
  • Usmile 33 supports up to Quick Charge 3.0 
  • Smallest GaN Chargers
  • 1 meter long charging cable included (only for Usmile 33)
  • 94% power efficiency
  • As lightweight as a tennis ball
  • Adheres to the IEC 62368-1 safety standard
  • suitable for high and low power devices (e.g. AirPods)
  • Power Delivery protocol (PD3.0/PD2.0)
  • Quick Charge protocol (QC3.0/QC2.0)
  • Samsung PPS protocol
  • Huawei SCP protocol
  • Samsung AFC protocol
  • Apple 2.4A charging protocol (12W max)

Overall, you will be thoroughly impressed with the Powerland Usmile 33 and Usmile 65 chargers. They are a powerful, efficient, and versatile charging solution that is perfect for anyone who needs to charge their devices quickly and reliably. And with their sleek design and durable construction, they're also a charger that you'll be proud to own and show off to your tech-savvy friends. So if you're in the market for a new charger, give any of these Powerland GaN Wall Chargers a try. It might just be the last charger you ever need! You can buy the Powerland chargers from Kickstarter.

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