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Sanitise and wirelessly charge your smartphones with the Momax Q.Power UV-Box

By Ken Wong - on 24 Mar 2020, 3:06pm

Sanitise and wirelessly charge your smartphones with the Momax Q.Power UV-Box

Momax Q.Power UV-Box sanitizing box has Qi charging

As we battle Covid-19 on multiple fronts, one area we often overlook is the cleanliness of our smartphones. We wash and sanitise our hands but neglect to do so for something that we handle with our hands and bring into contact with our faces multiple times a day.

This is where the Momax Q.Power UV-Box sanitizing box with wireless charging comes in.

Ultraviolet (UV) light is known to have an effect on bacteria and viruses. UV-C in particular, which is ultraviolet light with a wavelength between 100 and 280 nanometers, is germicidal (i.e., it disrupts germ DNA to kill them or make them ineffective) and is usually what these household UV light-blasting phone/toy/underwear disinfection boxes use.

According to laboratory test results carried out by the Guangzhou Testing Center of Industrial Microbiology for Momax, the UV light can kill 99.9% of Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli within 18 minutes and kill 99.9% of Candida albicans within 30 minutes.

Let us stress though that there is no scientific proof yet that UV light is good against the Covid-19 virus.

Aromatherapy oils can also be added to diffuse their scents through the air.

Simply put your smartphone on the top on Q.Power UV-Box, to enjoy up to 7.5W (iOS) and 10W (Android) wireless charging

For those interested, the Momax Q.Power UV-Box sanitizing box with wireless charging is available at a retail price of S$89 at Popular Bookstores, Mobilestop, Takashimaya, as well as official  Momax online stores in Lazada and Qoo10.

In a similar vein, Samsung has begun rolling out a Galaxy Sanitising Service in 19 markets worldwide. Samsung has secured UV-C boxes from a third party and is allowing device owners to bring their devices into Samsung Service Centres and Samsung Experience Stores for sanitising. Samsung says that this service will arrive in Singapore in April.

Companies like Sharp and Razer are dealing with the Covid-19 threat by retooling production lines to produce facemasks to be distributed free in the markets they operate in.