Apparently, this Nokia accessory can wirelessly charge not only smartphones

So, it turns out that a Nokia wireless charging plate, which is meant to be used with handsets like the Nokia Lumia 920, Lumia 820 and the likes, can charge the batteries of other gadgets as well. A Reddit user posted this photo of an electric toothbrush supposedly being charged inductively as it sits right on top of the accessory. 

How is this possible? Well, it is clear that the toothbrush comes with wireless charging support out of the box. The technology used in the process is known as the Qi standard for wireless charging and it is getting increasingly popular. However, those who have tried charging a Nokia smartphone on a toothbrush's charging stand report that it doesn't work, most likely due to the lack of sufficient current, although the handset is able to detect the presence of a wireless charging accessory. 


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7 Comments

1. PhansMuneeb

Posts: 371; Member since: Jan 28, 2012

Don't brush your teeth with Nokia Lumia 920... hehe

2. BigBoss10

Posts: 279; Member since: Aug 31, 2012

LOL :DDDD

3. android_hitman unregistered

It uses a qi standard, i am charging my sgs4 with my lumia wireless charger.

4. Topcat488

Posts: 1416; Member since: Sep 29, 2012

I wonder what, if anything will happen to a person wearing a Heart Pacemaker or so.?. Hey grandpa don't stand too close to my phone charger dude.!. Grandpa: Ehhheaa, sonny?

5. jaytai0106

Posts: 1888; Member since: Mar 30, 2011

That is cool. But I still hate I have to place my Nexus 4 perfectly on my Lumia charging pad in order for it to charge

6. Muzhhur

Posts: 261; Member since: Sep 14, 2012

Amazing, not only charges sp also other devices!!! WoW this is what Nokia Does!

7. itsdeepak4u2000

Posts: 3718; Member since: Nov 03, 2012

Great.

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