Sony's new USB Portable charger, CP-W5, can charge phones with or without cables. (Photo: Sony)
Smartphone users in Singapore are now able to charge their devices with or without a cable while on the go via a single device: Sony's new USB Portable charger, CP-W5.
The CP-W5 uses an electromagnetic field to wirelessly charge Qi-compatible devices. It has a high output of 1.0A if the device is charged wirelessly and 1.5A when used with a cable.
Aside from these options, users can simply place their Qi-compatible device on the CP-W5 while it is plugged into an AC power supply to charge both the device and CP-W5 at the same time.
The CP-W5 comes with Sony's Lithium-ion Polymer battery that has a capacity of 5,000mAh and can be recharged 1,000 times.
Leveraging Sony's Hybrid-Gel Technology, CP-W5 is able to retain more than 90 percent of its capacity even after 1,000 charges, according to Sony.
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