The new standard: many manufacturers now offer smartphones that can be recharged without having to be plugged into one of the many cords in a household. Simply place the smartphone on the surface of an appropriate charging device and the phone’s battery refills as if by magic. With the new Fast Wireless Charger, VARTA Consumer Batteries presents wireless charging in its fastest way. The Fast Wireless Charger will be available in stores starting in November.
Qi is the Chinese word for “life force” and “energy” or, in combination, “life energy.” Considering the enormous role that smartphones play in our daily lives, a fully charged battery seems to proportionally increase our feeling of wellbeing. It’s no wonder that this Chinese word is also used as the name of the underlying technological standard for wireless charging. The VARTA Fast Wireless Charger enables charging all Qi-compatible smartphones.
Fast charging in every position
With the Qi-compatible Fast Wireless Charger, VARTA Consumer Batteries presents the third and fastest generation of its wireless charging solution in an elegant aluminum look. Unlike its two predecessors, the Fast Wireless Charger can be used in several different charging positions. Thanks to its modular design with removable stand, it can charge a smartphone when the phone is positioned in vertical format, horizontal format or lying flat. The horizontal format is especially useful for TV fans, for example, when they don’t want an empty battery to keep them from viewing the final episode of a TV series. Four rubber feet on the bottom of the housing and a nonslip film on the stand guarantee secure stability in every position.
No series is too long with the Fast Wireless Charger
The flexible charging processes are made possible by a new induction coil system which relies on a double coil inside the Fast Wireless Charger. This solves a familiar problem that troubles many wireless chargers: smartphones do not charge even though they seem to be lying on the charging station as usual. That’s because the charging cycle doesn’t start unless the two individual coils of the wireless charger and the smartphone lie exactly on top of each other. Thanks to the two coils in the Fast Wireless Charger, the smartphone can now be charged in almost any position. Depending on how the smartphone is positioned, one of the two coils switches on and fills the battery. If the Fast Wireless Charger is connected to a wall adapter that supports the Quick Charge 2.0 standard or higher and the included Speed Charging Micro USB cable is used, the Fast Wireless Charger’s two coils send fresh energy to the smartphone with up to 2 A / 10 W output power.
Fast Wireless Charger
Size (W x H x D): 72 x 138 x 13.5 mm
Weight: 129 g
Input power: 5 V / 2 A - 9 V / 2 A
Output power: 5 W / 7.5 W / 10 W
Warranty: 2 years
(incl. VAT): € 22.99
With the Fast Wireless Charger, VARTA Consumer Batteries launches a charging station with impressively high flexibility and elegant design. The Fast Wireless Charger is a fast-paced all-rounder because it is augmented by technology that is state-of-the-art in the smartphone sector, but also reliably and satisfactorily supplies energy to older devices. With a price of 22.99 Euros (RRP), the Fast Wireless Charger is also easy on consumers’ budgets. For faster wireless charging – “VARTA - in service for you”.
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About VARTA AG
VARTA AG produces and markets a comprehensive battery portfolio, ranging from microbatteries, household batteries, energy storage systems to customer-specific battery solutions for a wide range of applications, and, as a technology leader, sets industry standards in key areas. As the parent company of the Group, it operates in the business segments “Microbatteries & Solutions” and “Household Batteries”.
The “Microbatteries & Solutions” segment focuses on the OEM business for microbatteries as well as on the lithium-ion battery pack business. Through intensive research and development, VARTA sets global standards in the microbattery sector and is a recognized innovation leader in the important growth markets of lithium-ion technology and primary hearing aid batteries. The “Household Batteries” segment comprises the battery business for end customers, including household batteries, rechargeable batteries, chargers, portable power (power banks) and lights as well as energy storage devices. The VARTA AG Group currently employs almost 4,000 people. With five production and manufacturing facilities in Europe and Asia, and distribution centers in Asia, Europe and the USA, VARTA AG’s operating subsidiaries are currently active in over 75 countries worldwide.