Since the late 19th century, wireless charging has been around for about 100 years. It was a technology without many practical applications. However, it was not until around 2017 that wireless charging technology gradually became popular in our mobile phones. Later, more and more manufacturers have been getting on board with the universal Qi wireless charging standard, and the tech is now inside virtually every flagship phone. For example, Apple’s iPhone 8 series began to use this feature, and subsequent models also used it. You can see that wireless charging features will continue to be used in the major phone brands. The power plug extension board is also gradually equipped with a wireless charging function.
What is wireless charging?
Wireless charging is the transfer of power from a power outlet to your device, is a technology that allows charging over short distances without cables. It involves a power transmitting pad and a receiver, sometimes attached to a mobile device or built into the phone itself.
How does the wireless charger for the power plug extension board work?
Passing current through two coils to generate an electromagnetic field for wireless charging. When the receiving magnetic plate on the mobile device comes into contact with the transmitter – or at least within the specified range – the magnetic field generates an electrical current within the device. Converts current to direct current (DC) to charge the built-in battery.
What protocols are there for wireless charging?
At present, there are three mainstream wireless charging protocols: Qi standard, PMA standard, and A4WP standard, and most mobile phones use the Qi wireless charging protocol. Qi is a standard that has been developed by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) for inductive charging over distances of up to 40mm.
How fast does the wireless charger for the socket extension board charge?
Qi generally has three separate power specifications, 5W is a minimum, while some handsets support 7.5W, 10W and up to 15W, even some higher.
What’s so good about wireless charging？
- Looks neater—no wires
- Less wear and tear on cables
- easy to use
- Great compatibility
- Puts less strain on the charging port of your phone.
Which mobile devices support Qi wireless charging protocol？
- Apple iPhone: 13 series, 12 series, SE 2020, 11 series, iPhone X series 8 series.
- Samsung Galaxy: Z Fold 3 5G, Z Flip 3 5G, S21 Ultra, S21 Plus, S21, Z Fold 2 5G, Z Flip 5G, Note 20 Ultra, Note 20, S20 FE, S20 Ultra, S20 Plus, S20, Z Flip (Plus more devices)
- Sony: Xperia 1 III, Xperia 1 II, Xperia 10 II, Xperia XZ3, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ2 (Plus more devices)
- LG: V50 ThinQ 5G, V60 ThinQ 5G, Velvet, G8 ThinQ, G7 ThinQ, V30
- OnePlus: 10 Pro, 9 Pro, 9, 8 Pro
- Huawei: P50 Pocket, P50 Pro, Nova 9, P40 Pro+, P40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro, P30 Pro, Mate 20 Pro
For more equipment models, you can check the model number on the official website of the brand mobile phone.
As more and more mobile phones are equipped with wireless charging functions, many people will also worry that there is no corresponding adapter at home and need to re-purchase. Still, there is no need to buy an expensive dedicated wireless charging adapter. Nowadays, many general-purpose devices will also come with wireless chargers. Such as power strips with wireless charging can solve your wireless charging situation and come with AC sockets, USB ports, etc., allowing you to have more charging method selection.
The tower extension plug board recommended below are all wireless charging and have a variety of charging methods
This small 2 socket extension lead features a unique stand design with 3 USB ports and 2 AC outlets, with wireless charging in the standing part, so you can watch movies and watch movies to power your phone without holding it all the time, freeing your hands.
A compact square design multi way extension lead with a 10W wireless charger on the top. two sockets on both sides, 3 USB ports on the front, and two USB ports for fast charging: QC 18W port and USB-C 20W port. provide you with three different charging methods and have a fast-charging function.
The practical vertical 6 socket extension adopts a tower design. It has three models, with up to 14AC sockets, 4 USB ports and a wireless charger. which can supply power to 17 devices simultaneously, fully meeting your various charging needs. The tower design can help you save more desktop space, so you don’t need to worry about not having enough sockets.