Lenovo has introduced a brand new product referred to as the Go Wi-fi Charging Equipment, which helps you to retrofit wi-fi charging performance to all kinds of laptops. It makes use of “Energy by Contact” know-how from Vitality Sq., fairly than the extra widespread Qi customary.
The package consists of a 3.2mm-thick brushed steel charging mat that you just plug into the wall and go away at your desk, in addition to an extended wi-fi charging receiver that attaches to the bottom of your laptop computer and connects over USB-C. As soon as arrange, Lenovo says it ought to cost most 13-inch to 14-inch “non-touch notebooks of as much as 65W” with effectivity of 93 %, and it’ll work with each Home windows and macOS units.
Wi-fi charging on laptops is fairly uncommon. Dell launched what it referred to as the world’s first wirelessly charging 2-in-1, the Latitude 7285, in 2017, though it was extra of a pill that might be charged by means of a keyboard base. Intel additionally made efforts to combine the Rezence magnetic resonance charging customary into its laptop computer specs, however nothing was ever launched commercially.
Lenovo will launch the Go Wi-fi Charging Equipment in October for $139.99. It’s a part of a brand new vary of Go-branded cellular equipment together with a Qi-equipped energy financial institution, wi-fi mice, headphones, and keyboards.