Comparison Pointer AC Charger DC Charger
Effort of Installation Easy to install Complexity in setting up and requires larger space
Availability Readily available Available at certain charging stations
Speed of Charging Slow Fast
Power grid requirement Limited power is needed since it relies on the onboard charger Requires high power supply
Charging Ability Charges at a continuous rate, depending upon the power capacity of the onboard charger Can accommodate 50% more EVs at the same time compared to AC charging.
Applications Utilized at home or at dedicated EV charging stations Available near highways, petrol pumps, and specific fast charging locations
Cost Cost-effective setup Significantly Expensive