WPC announces new Qi wireless charging, increase power to 15W

The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) has announced its latest version of Qi wireless charging and able to deliver 15 watts of power to mobile devices that support wireless fast charging.

Several manufacturers already offer fast charging technology over wired for their devices, allows you to charge the battery up to 60% in 30 minutes. Now, the newest Qi technology will help to increase charging speed with less time, create more choice for consumers in the eco system of Qi-compatible products.

Moreover, the WPC also approved the test procedures and tools to verify that fast charging products are compliant with the new Qi specification, and backward compatible with all existing Qi products.

The new Qi specification is initially available only for members of the WPC. It will be made available as a public document at a later date.