Wasting no time, Belkin has revealed the new Boost↑Up Wireless Charging Pad for Apple's just-announced iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X.
According to Belkin, the new Boost↑Up pad "provides an effortless charging experience" for Apple's new iPhones, and should work with all devices that are enabled for Qi technology. The 110g pad is rated for charging at levels up to 7.5W. The circular pad features a non-slip surface and a solid green LED to show when a phone is correctly aligned and charging.
Belkin notes that the Wireless Charging Pad will allow devices to maintain full functionality while charging, including the ability to receive calls. the Pad will be able to charge through cases up to 3mm thick. An AC adapter is included.
Warranty on the Boost↑Up pad is 2 years, with an additional 1 year available when the device is registered at Belkin.com. The pad will also include a "connected equipment warranty" up to $2,500. Belkin states that this will cover repair or replacement of any device "damaged by an electrical charge while properly connected to the charger."
"We are excited to continue expanding Belkin's growing portfolio of wireless charging solutions with the new Boost↑Up Wireless Charging Pad for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X," said Steve Malony, general manager and vice president, Belkin. "Today we deliver the best cable-free and convenient charging solution for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X users."
The Belkin Boost↑Up Wireless Charging Pad will be available for purchase September 15, at an MSRP of $59.99 USD, at both Belkin.com and Apple.com. Availability at Apple stores is said to be "coming soon." Canadian pricing is not yet available. More information is available on Belkin's Web site.