The first wireless charging with Qi-enabled Lightning
Among the many striking announcements beginning of the year, there are less obvious at first sight, but no less important. iPhone users are first offered to a third-party wireless charger with the support of, among others, and Lightning cable from Apple. What are the features which became the first of its kind wireless accessory and its price?
LXORY is not among the leading companies in the business of wireless charger for mobile devices, but that she was able to become the first, which released a wireless charger that supports Apple Lightning cable. This was published in the resource theverge.com note: "The first Lightning-based wireless Qi charger is here" ( "First Qi Wireless Charger with Lightning support is here") informs Chaim Gartenberg (Chaim Gartenberg) with reference to 9to5mac.com.
Most wireless chargers for transmitting energy from the electrical wall socket to the charging pad support MicroUSB ports, USB-C or other proprietary ports. In the new charging mat from LXORY, which is called "LXORY Dual Wireless Charging Pad", and also provided input for a proprietary connector cable from Apple. Thus, the user does not have to change cables to switch between wired and wireless charging your iPhone.
Among the additional features of the new dual wireless charger for mobile devices is noted for its equipment temperature sensor that protects the rechargeable device from overheating. In addition, it is also reported that some products LXORY, designed for use with the iPhone and Apple Watch, have already received favorable reviews. The company's website, offers users a novelty, given the size and considered an accessory, which (in millimeters) is 203 x 93 x 9, 5. Wireless charging pad from LXORY is the first to support the Lightning, but it also provides connectors for the more familiar MicroUSB connector and USB-C. This means that for the user of the new charger from LXORY will not matter what kind of connector format is for charging his device. The design of the charging pad provides the ability to simultaneously charge two devices supporting Qi, since the left and right actually has two Pad devices. Provided in this wireless accessory port and USB Type-A to connect additional cables to the wall electrical outlet.
However, it should be noted also some features of the new Charger, which can present some disadvantages accessory users. First of all, the power supply with plug for connection to a wall outlet is not supplied with the first charger that supports Lightning cables. Secondly, the new wireless charging mat from LXORY supports output only 5-watt power. This means that users of new items will not be available the benefits of wireless charging devices from Apple and the Samsung, assuming an output power of 7, 5 and 9 watts. This means that a rapid charging is not out of the question. As can be seen in the image, the kit contains only the USB-C cable. All other cables are used optionally.
It should also be noted that, although the new charger from LXORY and supports Lightning cables, the new product is not certified as an official product Lightning support within Apple MFi program, which, however, can not always say something about the quality and usability product. Thus, users at a price of 28 US $ 60 Wireless Charger, providing simultaneous charging of two devices and supports all major connector types, characteristic of cables on the market of mobile devices. At the same time deprived of accessory support fast charging. There is also no approval of its use by Apple. We can only hope that will also expand the number of supported cable accessories they offer in the future, and other manufacturers of wireless chargers.
Among the most notable devices that can be charged with energy using a new LXORY Dual Wireless Charging Pad, iPhone stand 8 and X, Samsung Galaxy S6, S7 and S8, Google Nexus (4-7). Many other devices are also supported by the new accessory. If your smartphone is "out of the box" is not supported wireless charging, online LXORY notes the existence of the possibility of upgrading it to an external receiver or receiver cover.