The new Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL support wireless charging, a first for the Pixel phones. Although there are a bunch of wireless chargers on the market presently, it is no surprise that Google noted its own charger called the Pixel Stand. However, the Pixel Stand does more than charge your cameraphone.
Just such as the name says, the smartphone is propped up whenever you place it on the charger. There are a bunch of “standing” wireless chargers but Google has a reason for choosing this design.
When you place your Pixel 3 (or Pixel 3 XL) on the charger, a new UI arrives up on the phone’s display. This UI shows important information which includes your schedule, traffic info, and the most recent news. It Additionally has an ambient lights that mimics sunrise before your alarm rings. At evening, it automatically activates Do Not Disturb mode, Therefore that you can disconnect and buy ready for bed.
The phone will In addition begin a slideshow of your favorite photographs in Google Images as you charge. Additionally, if there is a knock at the door and you use a Nest Hello video doorbell, the Pixel 3 will show who’s at the door whenever charging on the Pixel Stand.
All the attributes mentioned over operates effectively only if the device is propped up what explains the reason for the adoption of the standing design.
The Pixel Stand provides up to 10W fast charging for your Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL. You can place the cameraphone in landscape mode too and it will charge. Google says it will In addition charge Qi-compatible gadgets.
The charger weighs 160g, has a height of 105mm and a diameter of 92mm. It is made of polycarbonate and has a silicone base. The Pixel Stand costs $79 and will ship with a 1.5mm USB-C to USB-C cable and an 18W USB PD adapter.