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Oppo introduces a 125W charger that can top up your phone in 20 minutes

Oppo promised a delivery of massive power yesterday. Today, it brings on the surge with the announcement of four charging products: a 50W wall charger based on its SuperVOOC standard, a conceptual 65W AirVOOC wireless pad, a 110W mini flash charger, and a 125W full-size flash charger.

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Amazon releases new Fire HD 8 tablets with Android 9 Pie, USB Type-C, and Qi charging

The Fire HD 8 is one of Amazon's most popular hardware products, but it has been overdue for a hardware refresh. Now the company has finally released a new version of the Fire HD 8, and there are even some features you don't normally see in a tablet — like Qi wireless charging.

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NFC can now be used for wireless charging up to 1W

Wireless charging is great, but the large coils that are required for the Qi standard can take up a lot of space inside smaller electronics and increase costs. That's why products like smartwatches, fitness bands, wireless earbuds, and so on typically only support wired charging. However, there might be a new easier way to include wireless charging on low-power devices: NFC.

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Grab two of Anker's PowerWave wireless chargers for $25 ($8 off)

If you've been spending more time at home lately, you may have started to notice gaps in your home charging setup. Whether you're perfecting your sourdough in the kitchen or improvising a new space to work from home, a well-placed wireless charger is a perfect way to ensure you'll always have a full battery. Right now, you can grab a two-pack of Anker's PowerWave wireless charging stands for only $25.49 at Amazon, saving yourself $7.50 off the MSRP.

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The OnePlus 8 Pro and its wireless charger support normal Qi charging, too

The biggest splash you'll see about power management on the OnePlus 8 Pro is that you'll be able to use its complementary Warp Charge 30 Wireless charger to pump a whopping 30 watts without the need for a cable. That said, you'll still be able to charge the 8 Pro wirelessly with pretty much any Qi charging pad and have the pad charge other phones via Qi, too.

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OnePlus 8 Pro will have slightly crazy 30W wireless charging

Leaks have already indicated that the OnePlus 8 Pro will support wireless charging (though the smaller 8 probably won't), and today the company has revealed some of the specs behind its wireless charging solution. The new Warp Charge 30 Wireless spits 30W — that's the same power as OnePlus' wired Warp Charge. If it works as advertised and doesn't get too toasty, that means similar charging speeds whether you prefer a cable or a stand.

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Next-gen OnePlus Bullets Wireless Z leak, may cost less than Wireless 2 (Update: More specs, colors)

There's plenty of hype for the OnePlus 8 series as we come within two weeks of its supposed launch. However, as any hero needs a sidekick, we're told to expect two of them with that flagship phone — new OnePlus Bullets Wireless earbuds and a 30W wireless charging pad.

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OnePlus 8 series specs and pricing leak

The OnePlus 8 and OnePlus 8 Lite have been on our radar for months, but questions are still hanging about further specifics, including the dreaded price range. While macroeconomic factors are wreaking havoc with supply chains, some new intelligence out of India could illuminate exactly what parts we're dealing with and how much we may expect to pay for either phone.

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Android warns you when your phone isn't properly aligned on a Qi pad (Updated)

Every few weeks, there's that one night where I either plug my phone loosely or place it slightly wrong on a Qi pad and I wake up to an empty battery. Scrambling to get a bit of power in before I hit the road is never fun, so I always wish my phone could warn me when it's not charging properly. In Android with the latest March security patch and Feature Drop, one of these situations is resolved as the always-on display shows a message when the device is misaligned on the Qi pad.

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Xiaomi shows off powerful 40W wireless charging

Xiaomi just teased a pretty powerful 40W wireless fast-charging system, which topped-up a phone from empty to full in a mere 40 minutes in a demonstration video. This might not be as crazy as Vivo's recently revealed 60W wireless charging, but it's still quite a lot of power to be transmitted without a cable.

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