Technology evolves daily. Exciting and amazing innovations keep geeks on their toes and phone chargers are getting all the attention. At the moment, traditional chargers with in-built cords are being replaced with trendy and classy wireless chargers. While this is great news, there are a few precautions to take before investing in one. Jovago.com, Africa’s No 1 hotel booking portal rounds up some things you need to know about the wireless charger.
QI Charging feature
According to Wikipedia, the QI charging feature was developed by the Wireless power consortium for charging gadgets not more than a distance of 4cm. To use a wireless charger, you must ensure that your gadget is compatible with the QI charging system. Some of the devices that come with the QI charging feature are Asus, HTC, LG, Nokia, Samsung, Blackberry, iPhone and Sony.
The cover of your phone can determine whether you can use a wireless charger or not. There are some devices that automatically charge regardless of the case while others require special packaging.
Even though it is wireless, it does not affect the charging speed. Wireless charging is faster that chargers with cords. However, if you want to appear classy, buying a wireless charger is the way to go.