Apple's AirPower wireless charger might cost a whopping $200

The Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus all support a new feature that no other iPhone in the past has had: wireless charging...
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44. iushnt

Posts: 3097; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

My sympathy is with you Piyath. You just got triggered with this article.

47. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

How can you sympathize? lol God I had to write on paper what I really wanted to say, just so I could get it out my system. I am trying my hardest to not call people names or be rude. We should all be respectful of each other even if, we differ in our opinions. But there is a huge difference in just not agreeing on something with substance vs this drivel he is spewing. Even when wireless charging first came out in mass numbers, Samsung only charged $59 for a charger for one phone. Brand named products are expected to be more expensive than 3rd parties. But there is a difference between Apple charge $200 vs a 3rd party charging $60, when it both cases they both paid less than $20 to make the frikking thing. There is markup and then there is greed-up. Apple products are all greed-up. Even if the buyer is a millionaire, I would question their value of money. Rich people are rich, because even though most buy expensive things, most things they buy will offer a reasonable high value for what they cost. Even if it looks like its not worth what its costs. There is just not enough sympathy in the world for that type of craziness. I envy you for trying.

60. ScottsoNJ56

Posts: 109; Member since: Oct 01, 2017

Yep no blue tint on that charger just the iPhone X lol

5. slannmage

Posts: 289; Member since: Mar 26, 2013

Cannot wait, I’m gonna buy 5 of them.

6. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Just buy the Ikea Nordmärke Triple Qi Pad for 60 bucks and it even looks better than the pad on the photo in this article.

7. worldpeace

Posts: 3133; Member since: Apr 15, 2016

Someone already make airpower clone? /s

8. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

Apple creates, others will follow hahahahahahaha /cnour

50. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

He's Midan now...lol

9. Mreveryphone

Posts: 1821; Member since: Apr 22, 2014

My Samsung one's will work just fine.

10. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

That be a negative ghost rider. Bought 2 wireless fast chargers off Amazon for 35 bucks.

12. HansP

Posts: 542; Member since: Oct 16, 2011

To be an apple fan is truly like being a scientology cult member. "Give us all your monies!" "Yes, master!" :)

13. MrShazam

Posts: 987; Member since: Jun 22, 2017

And it ain't even fast wireless charging, just destined to separate fools from their cash with ancient tech. Same thing their doing with face ID that's not even up to par with 2015 tech... http://mashable.com/2015/08/20/windows-hello-twins/#XnaFtBIWk8q5

52. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

OMG. I wish you had posted this sooner. Apple claims, their Face ID is 1:1,000,000 chance of being fooled. Yet it can b fooled by twins. Microsoft states, their tech is a 1:100,000 chance and it wans't fooled by twins. HERE IS THE VIDEO -https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J1NL246P9Vg Please all the APple fans compare that to Face ID here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e8-yupM-6Oc Dude I wish you had posted this sooner I would have had a field day! I am saving this post FOREVER! Apple - "Its more secure than anything on the planet" Apple claims " it can recognize your face out of millions of faces." Yet can't tell which twin is which? It goes with what I've stated. If a person can't tell one from another, how can they program software to do it? There are parents who get their own twins confused.

14. Tipus

Posts: 868; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

iSheep are being skinned alive :))))

17. palmguy

Posts: 982; Member since: Mar 22, 2011

"Not been confirmed"? This is Apple. Fans are gonna eat it up. I have land rich in soil to sell.

62. southernzombie

Posts: 355; Member since: Jan 17, 2017

I'll bundle your soil rich land with my ocean front property in Montana and we could make a killing.

19. EC112987

Posts: 1215; Member since: Nov 10, 2014

Wireless charging is cool but not as fast as a connected charger. Not worth the money in my opinion.

58. macawmatt

Posts: 136; Member since: Feb 20, 2012

I don't look at wireless chargers as speed demons, even though Samsung new ones are quicker. For me in absolute convenience, no cables to unplug or get tangled and I can just grab and go.

21. TerryD

Posts: 546; Member since: May 09, 2017

Ikea triple charger is £60 Does the Apple one allow you to put devices anywhere on it or will you still have to position each device bang on the centre of the charging spot?

23. tokuzumi

Posts: 1900; Member since: Aug 27, 2009

What wireless chargers exist that charge multiple devices? And what do they cost?

26. dnomadic

Posts: 415; Member since: Feb 20, 2015

Samsung had one that was less than $70... There are a number of them available that cost no where near this pad. (Dang it sure looks nice for a pad)

31. VZWuser76

Posts: 4974; Member since: Mar 04, 2010

I bought one from Energizer (yes the company that makes batteries) 4 years ago for $50 and it charged 2 devices.

30. darkkjedii

Posts: 31034; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Total, and complete ripoff, but that's Apple for ya. Over charge, and under deliver.

34. epic_ninja420

Posts: 131; Member since: Nov 18, 2014

LOL $200 bucks. I mean you cant really take a direct conversion from Polish currency to USD and expect that to be the price. I'd say this will be a $99-129 accessory. Still way too expensive. I'll stick with my Samsung wireless chargers and Apple watch stand.

37. Valdomero

Posts: 677; Member since: Nov 13, 2012

If that thing can make an auto data sync while charging the devices (phone + watch) that'll be a interesting feature, But charging $200 just because it's plain greedy and stupid.

39. youssef44

Posts: 547; Member since: Apr 29, 2014

200 !! wtf haha

43. MarvzIsFallen

Posts: 646; Member since: Aug 11, 2017

Im buying three of this. Sorry guys but i trusted ONLY APPLE PRODUCTS. I dont care about the price, i work to get what i want. Got 2 macbooks, 2 ipods, 2 ipads, 2 watches, 1 pair of airpods and 3 iphones (will be 4 when X arrived)

46. iushnt

Posts: 3097; Member since: Feb 06, 2013

So what you do with all these gadgets?

55. uncle_gadget

Posts: 1050; Member since: Sep 20, 2017

One person with 2 of everything? Sure! Have 2 wives or 2 girlfriends?

48. Tipus

Posts: 868; Member since: Sep 30, 2016

Sorry to hear that bro

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