Anker PowerWave 7.5 Review: the wireless car charger!

Anker PowerWave 7.5

The number of wireless charging devices is growing more and more, especially in the consumer market smartphone. The issue related to battery life is, in fact, a still strong problem. Although there are some devices that are less energy-intensive than others, theautonomy hardly surprising. Many of the best-known top of the range tend to discharge easily, which is why it is necessary to connect them to the current before the end of the day.

In any case, if you are a character who spends most of their time traveling, you might find the object we are talking about today useful. In fact, what we have been able to try is the wireless charger per car of Anchor PowerWave 7.5.

Anker PowerWave 7.5 Review

Unboxing

Inside the sales package there are:

  • wireless charging base;
  • USB / micro-USB cable;
  • two smartphone holders;
  • short instruction manual in several languages, including Italian.

Design & Quality

Anker PowerWave 7.5 is completely built in plastic. Qualitatively the materials look good, ensuring a really high strength. All the components do not show particular uncertainties, resulting well built. The particular system of recharge presupposes, however, a weight higher than other similar instruments, reaching 131 grams in weight. When the car holder is connected, instead, it is established on 158 grams. dimensions general, then, are from 74.1 x 17.7 x 58.3 mm.

Anker PowerWave 7.5

To connect the support to the charging base, it is necessary to unscrew the intermediate component and remove the clamp. On the lower part of the main body there is a space follow, which allows you to place the support base on different levels. The back reveals, in fact, the appropriate distance for some of the most popular smartphones, such as those produced by Samsung e Apple.

Anker PowerWave 7.5

In the lower part of the left side we have a LED status, while on the opposite profile we find the button for the amplitude adjustment. Both ends are protected by a surface in rubber quite soft, which allows the smartphone to remain firm in its position.

Anker PowerWave 7.5

In the center stands the Anker logo and a drawing showing the actual position of the coil for wireless charging. Below, instead, we find the entrance micro-USB for feeding.

Installation

This Anker PowerWave it's simple to install. Once the support is connected to the base, the whole structure must be inserted in correspondence of any air intake of the car. Among the instructions, among other things, you will find all the useful steps.

Anker PowerWave 7.5

Once the base is fixed, make sure that the clamp is firmly in place. THE test made on various cars have shown that this wireless charger is stable, also in mobility. When the device is anchored to theAnker PowerWave 7.5 in fact, there is no particular movement. Even if the smartphone is not positioned in the best possible way, you can sleep peacefully. The rubber surfaces are, in fact, effective in producing the right pressure, preventing the terminal from sliding on the ground.

Anker PowerWave 7.5

The booklet in the package shows which are the compatible air intakes with the system and which, instead, cannot support the structure. However, before making the purchase, you can also take a look at the official website Anchor, where the same photo can be viewed.

operation

The charging base must be constantly powered. For this reason Anchor provides a cable in the package USB / micro-USB, to be connected directly to the structure. However, since it was an object intended for the car, we decided to use the loader Anchor, equipped with technology support Quick Charge 3.0 di Qualcomm, which must be installed in the classic slot of theLighter.

By placing a compatible smartphone in contact with the base you will immediately have all the energy available. We have decided to check that it works correctly with one Xiaomi Mi Mix 3, which proved to be up to the task. During his travels, in fact, he never wavered, continuing to recharge the device without any problem.

On the instruction manual of theAnker PowerWave 7.5 some are indicated compatible smartphones, citing:

  • Samsung Note 8, Samsung S8 +, Samsung S9 +, Samsung S8, Samsung S9, Samsung S7 Edge, Samsung S7;
  • 8 iPhone, 8 Plus iPhone, iPhone X, iPhone XR, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max;
  • LG G7, LG V35, LG G7 +, LG V30, LG V30 +.

Obviously it is also possible to connect other devices equipped with this technology, as we ourselves have tested the system with a device Xiaomi. The information booklet also contains the power outgoing, as all terminals are equipped with charging standards Qi have different characteristics. On page 63, in the instructions, you will find an explanatory table that summarizes the above, revealing how the support has an output of 5W, 7.5W, 10W.

Anker PowerWave 7.5

Conclusions

Anker PowerWave 7.5 is currently sold on The Amazon a 45.99 €. Although the amount requested may seem high, I assure you that the product offers a great deal reliability. In daily use it can be useful, in fact, to those who are constantly on the road and do not want to renounce the comforts offered by Google Maps o Spotify on your smartphone. The stability guaranteed by the recharging base allows the device to remain firm in its position without ever losing contact with the support. Compatibility with technology Quick Charge di Qualcommthen it certainly represents a point in his favor.