Renesas Electronics Corporation has introduced the P9415-R wireless power receiver with WattShare™ technology as the newest member of its wireless power portfolio. The latest 15-W wireless power receiver enables smartphones, power banks, and portable industrial and medical equipment, to wirelessly charge other mobile devices and accessories that also have wireless charging capabilities.
The P9415-R features up to 5 W of transmit power capability in transmitter/receiver (TRx) mode, as well as receive up to 15 W on Qi transmitters, enabling quick and convenient mobile device charging on the go.
“2020 will be the year wireless charging moves into the mainstream, expanding from premium smartphones to include mid-range devices, and gaining broader adoption into consumer and industrial devices beyond the smartphone market,” said Andrew Cowell, Vice President, Mobility, Infrastructure and IoT Power Business Division at Renesas.
Based on Renesas’ proprietary WattShare technology, the P9415-R combines receiver and transmitter capabilities, allowing smartphones, smartwatches, truly wireless ear buds and other devices to be wirelessly charged simply by placing them on top of a smartphone or other industrial and medical portable devices. In WattShare TRx mode, the P9415-R enables these mobile devices to change the power flow direction and deliver up to 5 W of power to charge other devices. Customers can use the same wireless power coil and same P9415 circuitry to both receive and transmit power wirelessly.