Finding the perfect battery charger integrated circuit (IC) for your portable electronic device design is not always easy, especially when you need a battery with more than one cell in series (1S) for higher voltages while achieving fast, cool charging in a small board area. In such cases, a boost charger may be what you are looking for. Here are four reasons why you should consider using a boost charger.
1. Boost chargers allow you to take full advantage of 5-V USB’s convenience.