LG Cradle-Shaped Wireless Charger Maximizes Convenience


LG Cradle-Shaped Wireless Charger Maximizes Convenience

LG launches the WCD-800 at the MWC 2012.

Designed in the shape of a cradle, the advanced wireless charger allows the phone to be positioned vertically to make video calls or horizontally to watch HD movies while charging. With a charging area double the size of its predecessor the WCP-700, the WCG-800 utilizes electromagnetic induction to deliver the effectiveness of conventional wired chargers.

Compatible with all devices compliant with the WPC's Qi standard, it will be introduced first in Korea, then in North America in the first half of the year.

Read on for the full press release.


BARCELONA – LG Electronics (LG) unveiled its newest advanced wireless charger, WCD-800, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012. The WCD-800 is designed in the shape of a cradle to allow to the phone to be positioned vertically to make video calls and send text messages or horizontally to view TV programs and HD movies while charging.

LG’s newest charger also eliminates the inconvenience of the cable that must be plugged into the smartphone when recharging. With the WCD-800, charging is accomplished by simply placing the phone on the deck of the 75.8mm wide cradle. The charging area is double the size of LG’s previous wireless charger, the WCP-700. Using electromagnetic induction, the WCD-800 relies on electric currents produced by the magnetic fields of the electric coils located under the charger. Despite its unrivaled convenience, the WCD-800 exhibits efficiency and effectiveness equivalent to that of conventional wired chargers.

LG’s wireless charger is compatible with all devices compliant with the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC)’s Qi standard, the global standard for wireless power. The WCD-800 will be introduced first in Korea followed by North America in the first half of the year.

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