Wireless power charging seems to be the next technical advancement in the area of Mobile devices and its accessories. With the latest inventions and newly developed theories several companies are focusing on developing such accessories which satisfy such needs of wireless and fast charging. Samsung launched two products in such category namely Samsung Galaxy Charging Pad and Samsung Charging Stand. These two products are wireless charging products and offer its users a completely new experience in charging their gadgets.
Samsung Galaxy wireless charging pad
The Samsung’s wireless chargers charge the devices much faster than the other brand wireless chargers. The latest Samsung devices are incorporated with two wireless charging technologies such as Qi supported and PMA supported. However, Qi has mostly used technology in the wireless charging equipment. The Samsung fast charging device consists of Qi supported pad or base which acts as the transmitter. The mobile rear panel consists of Qi receiver which can receive power signals from the Pad and can allow wireless charging.
With Qi technology, the charging is done by inductive principle based on Faraday’s law of Induction. It is completely based on magnetic signals and so the wireless transmission can be allowed for a maximum range of 4cm. By simply placing the mobile on the charging pad the mobile starts charging. Without connecting an adapter or charger to the charging point of your device which was like in the conventional way the charging can be done with this.
Features of Charging Pad
The features of the Samsung Galaxy wireless charging Pad are listed below.
- It offers faster charging for the devices selected. Almost it can charge 1.5 times faster than the other branded wireless charges.
- It is provided with lights which indicate the status of the charging.
- Although it is wireless there is no effect of radiations and all because of incorporation of Qi technology.
- This device was certified and is mostly reliable for the wireless charging.
- Apart from the Samsung selected devices, it can also charge all the devices which support Qi charging technology.
- You can use your phone during charging also. Because of its flexible stand, you can easily view your screen and the status of the charging.
- This charging pad is to be connected to the power supply using a 2 Amp cable and the device is to be simply placed on the Charging pad.
- No need to connect your device with the conventional charging wires and by this you can avoid wear and tear of the charging point of your device.
- You can also use it with your older devices like S4, S5, Note3, and Note4 by simply replacing the rear panel with Qi supported rear panel.
- No need to remove your mobile back cases while using this wireless charger. Samsung Corp. also notified about it in their advertisement. Even third party back covers do not interrupt the charging process.
The devices that are compatible with the wireless Charging pad are
- Galaxy S7 edge
- Galaxy S7
- Galaxy S6 edge
- Galaxy S6
- Galaxy Note5
- Droid Maxx2
- Droid Turbo2
For the above-specified devices, this Charging Pad works effectively and efficiently. For these devices, the charging time will be very fast as notified in the specifications.
However, this wireless charger works for the older devices also with some replacements. Those devices are listed below.
- Galaxy S4
- Galaxy S5
- Galaxy Note 3
- Galaxy Note 4
For these devices by replacing the rear panel with Qi supported panel the Wireless charging pad will work. But the limitation is the charging is not that much fast and is almost same as the normal charger. Other manufacturer devices can also work with these Charging pads.
- Although it is mentioned that it is a wireless charging device but it is not completely the wireless device. We have to connect the charging pad to the power socket by the cable.
- Care has to be taken while placing the mobile on the Pad surface because if it was not exactly placed in the position apart from charging there were chances for the device battery to get drained.
- The cost must be slightly higher than the other manufacturer products because of its brand value and durability.
Apart from the minor limitations, this Charging pad is worth for the users who love to charge their devices wireless. If you wish to have a wireless charger then without a second thought you can buy this product.