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  1. swanlee's Avatar
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    I've read a few threads here about non nokia wireless chargers and I have not found anything conclusive in any of them.
    I got my official nokia charger today and really like it and I want to buy a couple more of them but not at 50$ a piece.

    The powermat 2 is only 15$ does this actually work the the 920? If not any other cheap options?
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    If it use qi stantard then it works. But I dont think it does....
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    Duracell powermats (if that's what you are talking about) are not Qi standard and could ruin your 920.
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    Any confirmed 3rd party mats that work and are cheaper then the official Nokia ones? Lots of confusing info on what should work.
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    The HP touchstone charger worked.
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    Energizer powermatts "shouls" work as they utilize the Qi standard.http://www.energizer.com/portable-po...fault.aspxLike others said - if it's not Qi, it's not likely to work. If it does, it's likely to cause problems and even void your warranty. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by thaddyusmaximus View Post
    The HP touchstone charger worked.
    no it didn't we've already went over that. "something" is detected but the 920 doesn't charge.
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    Quote Originally Posted by techygeek82 View Post
    Energizer powermatts "shouls" work as they utilize the Qi standard.http://www.energizer.com/portable-po...fault.aspxLike others said - if it's not Qi, it's not likely to work. If it does, it's likely to cause problems and even void your warranty. ;)
    yes and thanks to the 920s popularity the prices have shot through the roof on those things.
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    Yea it looks like they are the same price as the nokia ones so there really is no point in them

    Here is one for 21 million dollars :)


    Amazon.com: Qi Inductive Charger, 3-Position: Health & Personal Care
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    Quote Originally Posted by swanlee View Post
    Yea it looks like they are the same price as the nokia ones so there really is no point in them

    Here is one for 21 million dollars :)


    Amazon.com: Qi Inductive Charger, 3-Position: Health & Personal Care
    Plus $12.97 shipping. Kind of kills the deal in my opinion.
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    Confirmed RocketFish wireless charging kit for Xbox 360 does NOT work for Lumia 920.

    It says charging, but it is not actually charging.
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    Quote Originally Posted by inteller View Post
    yes and thanks to the 920s popularity the prices have shot through the roof on those things.
    As much as I'd like to think it's the 920 that's doing this, I suspect it's more so the Nexus 4's Qi compatibility and not the 920's that has these chargers in demand.
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    well it is a whole slew of new phones doing this. The great news is Qi will become solidified as a standard and leave Apple with the choice of whether to be dicks and use something proprietary, or support it like everyone else.
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    the powermat 2x does not work. i bought it before i got my lumia but it doesnt work. funny the only iphone user in my house uses it since he can never find his 1 cord lol we have so many mini usb cables, everyone charges their phones everywere
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    PowerMat is a separate standard from Qi, as previously mentioned.

    People should really stop saying "Energizer Powermat" because that's not what it is actually called, and the misuse is probably confusing people

    Energizer uses Qi wireless charging technology for their charging pad.

    The PowerMat standard is something entirely different, backed by Duracell (among many others).
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    So is there a confirmed 3rd party charging mat that works and is cheaper than the Nokia power mat?
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    Plenty of third party chargers, look for Qi compatibility. Energizer has a single and a 3-position one. Oregon Scientific has an alarm clock that has it built in. The WPcentral store has two varieties. The problem is that there's pretty high demand right now, so you'll be hard pressed to get them cheaper than Nokia's as of right now.
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