Tesla launches a new product today: "Tesla Wireless Charger".
Surprisingly, the product is not for your Tesla vehicle, but for your smartphone.
It's the latest "lifestyle product" launched by automaker who has also previously launched batteries for phones that use the same cell found in many of Tesla's batteries. "
They now launch a $ 65 Qi certified wireless charger with "same design language" used in Tesla energy products, such as Powerwall, on their store website:
"The Tesla Wireless Charger is a 6000mAh (22.2Wh) battery powered inductive charging station which have the same design language used in our energy products, such as Powerwall. In addition to wireless charging of the device, you can also look up your phone with the integrated USB-C cable. For non-USB C devices, use USB-A- port to connect a USB-A charging cable. The built-in USB-A cable can be used to charge the wireless charger from any USB port.
Here are some pictures of Tesla Wireless Charger:
Here are the specifications and features of the Tesla Wireless Charger
- Charge Wirelessly: Put your Qi enabled phone on the wireless base. Press and hold the power button for 3 seconds to enable wireless charging
- Charging on the go: Connect the phone to the integrated USB-C cable. USB-C ports, use the USB-A port to connect a USB-A charging cable.
- Charge the Internal Battery: Use the built-in USB-A cable to charge your wireless charger from any USB port.
- 21 hours extra talk time
- 18 hours extra surfing
- Battery capacity: Lithium ion polymer 6000mAh
- Watt hours: 22.2Wh
- Input charge: 5V / 2A
- Removable USB cable (USB- C to USB-A) and 1 USB-A Por t
- – Wireless Charging: 5W
- -Wired Charging: 5V / 1.5A
It appears that the Tesla brand comes with a very high premium. For example, Amazon's highest rated wireless charger is only $ 40, and it comes with a lot more battery capacity.
For wireless chargers without battery packs, you can get one for less than $ 20, and it's a built-in to fit into the Tesla Model S and Model X Center Console.