I have just recently upgraded my phone to one that supports wireless charging and was excited to try it for the first time. I was going to purchase a five watt wireless charger until I came across a press release from Freescale Semiconductor about their 15 watt wireless charging solution. Their design will support faster, more efficient wireless charging for tablets, larger phones, and handheld medical devices. “For example, a typical tablet with a 4000 mAh battery might take over eight hours to charge from a standard USB port, while Freescale’s solution could reduce this charge time dramatically to just a few hours.” It will support major industry standards like the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC – Qi standard) and the Power Matters Alliance (PMA). The new charging technology will be available to manufacturers in the first quarter of 2015. For more detailed information, visit www.freescale.com.
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