Anker Maggo Qi2 Battery Pack Product
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When the Qi2 wireless charging standard was unveiled back in January, we knew it would be a while before we saw it in any shipping products. It takes time to develop, manufacture, and distribute new tech on a global scale, so anything that was in the works before wouldn't ship with the new magnetic-alignment wireless charging coils. It's now a full eight months later and we're finally seeing the first Qi2-equipped devices, and they're chargers from Anker and Belkin in anticipation of upcoming Qi2 phones (like, say, the iPhone 15 and maybe the Pixel 8).

Anker is updating their MagGo magnetic battery pack with Qi2, aiming to provide the full 15W wireless charging speed for Qi2 devices. The older version of the MagGo batteries used the same magnetic ring as MagSafe, but without being actually MagSafe it was limited to half that charging rate.

Anker Maggo Triple Charger Product
Source: Anker

MagGo is becoming a whole series for Anker. The basic 10,000mAh battery pack is getting Qi2 and gains a tiny LCD screen for easier monitoring of its capacity (versus the tiny LEDs from the current version) and a boost in capacity for its USB-C port to 27W. There's also a more compact 6,600mAh option with the a full-width kickstand (again, an update of an existing product). On the stationary charging front, Anker has a trio of MagGo triple chargers with Qi2, standard Qi (for earbuds), and an Apple Watch charger: one arrayed all side-by-side-by-side, one "tree" style, and one that folds up into a compact thing you can throw in a bag for traveling.

Belkin Qi2 Convertible Charging Stand Press
Source: Belkin

Not one to be left out of the party, Belkin also unveiled its first Qi2 chargers, and the names are a mouthful. The BoostCharge Convertible Qi2 Wireless Pad to Stand is a convertible charger that can fold flat or raise your phone higher — an neat gimmick but not necessarily something that most will use frequently. For charging more things at once, there's the BoostCharge Pro 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad with Qi2, which has a 15W Qi2 pad, 5W standard Qi pad with no magnets, and a USB-C port on the side for plugging in whatever else you want.

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