Qi wireless chargers will soon support quick charge

Qi wireless chargers will soon support quick charge
Wireless charging is a handy feature, for sure. Especially when combined with the fact that there is a number of ways to incorporate charging pads into furniture, and that famous diners and coffee shops have started outfitting their facilities with such pads, one can often be sure that they would be able to recharge some of their phone's capacity without having to lug wires around. The only issue here is that this method of charging is a lot slower, especially when compared to advanced Quick Charge technologies that are currently available in most flagships.

Well, it seems that this will not be an issue for long, at least for owners of Qi-compatible handsets. The Wireless Power Consortium has announced that its latest Qi chargers make it possible to deliver 15 W of power to the smartphone's battery. As a result fast charge-enabled handsets are able to get a 60% charge for as little as 30 minutes, the press release states.

WPC has also made sure that the new chargers will be backwards compatible with older smartphones. As far as when the technology will hit the mainstream – currently, it's only available to members of the Consortion. It will be made available to the public some time next year.

source: WPC via UberGizmo

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23 Comments

1. dirtydirty00

Posts: 428; Member since: Jan 21, 2011

best part of my s6e. love the wireless charging.

2. bugsbunny00

Posts: 2262; Member since: Jun 07, 2013

yeah,..hurry up sammy wanna use it when i get my note5.

3. -Apple___Royalty-

Posts: 15; Member since: Jun 19, 2015

We never ask for gimmick We see Android is full of cheat and trick We laugh so hard at their fans' stupidity And we like that

4. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

Patriot gang is like a virus, you just cant get rid of them.

8. drunkenjay

Posts: 1657; Member since: Feb 11, 2013

its bobby buster what do you expect.

20. Athene

Posts: 72; Member since: Jun 22, 2015

Apparently anyone who has different opinion than the fandroids is Bobbybuster on this site... Sad =/

9. NotAGeek

Posts: 279; Member since: Jan 26, 2014

We are tech enthusiasts We see the apple trolls are full of stupidity And we want to get rid of them

10. -Apple___Royalty-

Posts: 15; Member since: Jun 19, 2015

We see you just imitated us We knew it's Android's traditional act We will seek moderator for a ban And we like that

21. BobbyBoster

Posts: 43; Member since: Jun 16, 2015

You don't make sense. You're blind fanboys. You're obviously stupid.

13. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

22. javy108

Posts: 1004; Member since: Jul 27, 2014

If you like to pay more for less, then buy your iProducts, just respect Android users, BTW I think this 'wireless' charge is not that useful at all... starting cause you have to left your phone on the charge board.

5. Shocky unregistered

An active moderator would able to remove these accounts quickly, I guess we don't have any.

12. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

I'm with ya but they don't delete anyone as I've seen over the years, guess the traffic is worth more than an active fanbase.

15. natypes

Posts: 1110; Member since: Feb 02, 2015

Over the years Member since 10 Mar 2015 skeptical hippo is skeptical

18. Ordinary

Posts: 2454; Member since: Apr 23, 2015

You do realize you can see comments and users without registering?

6. Shocky unregistered

Great news, they can't release these fast enough.

7. waddup121 unregistered

nice news

11. 99nights

Posts: 1152; Member since: Mar 10, 2015

Great, I don't use wireless charging for the lack of fast charge so this is great news for me.

16. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Quick wireless charging will produce tons of overheating which would reduce the life time of the hardware. Here you go, you have a new reason to buy a new phone every 6 months.

17. ameran

Posts: 344; Member since: Dec 04, 2013

Quick wireless charging will produce tons of overheating which would reduce the life time of the hardware. Here you go, you have a new reason to buy a new phone every 6 months.

19. Taters

Posts: 6474; Member since: Jan 28, 2013

I love wireless charging. It rocks.

23. Krjal

Posts: 426; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

I'd love wireless charging if it didn't waste so much energy. These pads are extremely inefficient. Up to 60% of the electricity you pump into the pad just escapes into the ether. They might be easy to use and cool but they're not (yet) nearly as good as a cable.

24. james2841

Posts: 167; Member since: Dec 10, 2014

infared laser-based charging would be more efficent.

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