WPC: wireless chargers have as much power as Quick Charge chargers




Qi wireless chargers have in the foreseeable future a power of 15W, the same as current QuickCharge 2.0 loaders. That’s the Wireless Power Consortium, the consortium behind the standard for wireless charging Qi published.

If there is going to appear exactly chargers with an output of 15W, is unknown. WPC keeps such details as yet for itself. Moreover, the specification itself is still secret and available only to members of the consortium, including manufacturers of wireless chargers.

It seems that the WPC technology uses a WPC member Freescale last year presented . This technology also provides for a power of 15W for wireless chargers. The WPC points out that Qi Qi chargers and equipment with the new version remains backwards compatible. New Qi chargers can charge so older phones with Qi, while new hardware can also be charged with older Qi chargers. However, the capacity will be lower than when both charger to recharge the device supports the new Qi version.

With 15W wireless chargers can recharge phones and tablets faster than is now the case. Many phones with Quick Charge 2.0 within an hour for half to three-quarters full, depending on battery capacity.

Qi is the best-known standard for wireless charging in the telecom industry. Among others, the Samsung Galaxy S6, various Lumia handsets and the Nexus 4 support wireless charging via the Qi standard.


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