Belkin has Established a new lineup of wireless chargers at CES 2018.
Belkin, which already makes one of the two Apple-licensed iPhone wireless charging pads, has unveiled its enlarged series of Qi charging pads – the firm has called the new series as Boost Up Bold. Belkin’s new version Wemo smart home hub with Apple HomeKit functionality, announced last year, has finally gone on sale in the united states as well.
The Boost Up Bold by Belkin seems to be an upgraded version of the organization’s BoostUp wireless charger. But, Belkin has added some new color options to the device. Belkin said that the wireless chargers encourage 10W charging, which could be enough for quick charging on Apple, Samsung, along with other Qi-enabled apparatus. These devices are designed to minimise the quantity of electromagnetic noise and to guarantee full device performance, ” says Belkin.
Belkin’s 2018 portfolio of portable energy products, comprises the Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Stand that utilizes a shelf to support both portrait and landscape charging. Belkin says that there is a significant amount of shielding, precision resistors, superior materials, and components inside their charging pad that offers maximum charging efficacy.
It comes with support for dashboard or window mounting and accommodates phones of various sizes, Belkin says. The company has promised full device functionality including the use of Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, LTE and much more while charging. Additionally, it has an additional USB port for additional charging.
Furthermore, there is the Boost Up Dual Wireless Charging Pad that unifies two Boost Up Bold chargers into a single pad to enable charging of 2 devices at precisely the exact same time. Further, a ‘Wireless Charging System’ has been launched as a commercial-grade wireless charging system for public programs. It has various mounting options such as top-mount, flush-mount, and sub-surface mount. Belkin says that the product is aimed at commercial applications including seminar rooms, user desktops, retail, restaurants, hospitality/hotels, along with others.
Belkin has also released two USB Type-C wall sockets: the Home Charger 27W and the Dual Port Home Charger 27W, both of which work with larger devices like laptops and tablets. Additionally, there is the Pocket Power USB Type-C 10K, a 10000mAh power bank. The power bank will fast charge Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 enabled devices up to 80% in 35 minutes, ” says Belkin.
As of this moment, the prices and availability details aren’t available yet. But, Belkin claims that the Bold and Stand might arrive by this summer or spring, and Mount, Double, and System are scheduled for launch this summer.
Meanwhile, the Belkin’s WeMo Apple HomeKit Bridge is finally up for sale, priced at $40 (roughly Rs. 2,500), CNET accounts. Apple HomeKit is a set of iOS-based smart house protocols that enables users to command compatible gadgets together in the manufacturer’s Home app. With the ‘bridge’, users will be able to use a plug-in hub to connect present Wemo devices to the HomeKit.