Consumer Peripherals

Teardown: Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand

06 November 2018
The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Benchmarking.

The Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand. Source: IHS MarkitThe Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand. Source: IHS Markit

Designed as a fast, convenient wireless charger for compatible Samsung Galaxy phones and other devices compatible with the Qi wireless charging standard. Angled design enables a smartphone to be propped up and used while charging. Samsung says the device will charge up to 1.4 times faster than standard transmitters.

Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand: main enclosure. Source: IHS MarkitSamsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand: main enclosure. Source: IHS Markit

The following is an overview of a teardown analysis conducted by IHS Technology Teardown Services.

Summary points:

  • Wireless charging stand
  • WPC V1.12 standard
  • Two wireless charging coils
  • IDT wireless charging transmitter

Target market: Samsung Galaxy Smartphone consumers

Release date: Q1 2016

Pricing and availability: List price $59.99, direct from Amazon plus online and big box resellers

Total manufacturing cost: $20.09 (including direct materials and manufacturing)

Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand: main enclosure. Source: IHS MarkitSamsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand: main enclosure. Source: IHS Markit

Major components:

  • Wireless charging transmitter, WPC V1.1.2, 10 W — MFR: Integrated Device Technology Inc. — MPN: P9236A-6NDGI — (Qty: 1)
  • Charger, 9 V/5 V, 1.67 A/2 A, AC to USB type A — (Qty: 1)
  • Blower, DC brushless, 5 V, 0.14 A, w/integral two-wire harness, two-position pin socket connector — MFR: Toshiba Corp. — MPN: GH31-00748A — (Qty: 1)
  • Wireless charging coil, braided copper wire, insulated — (Qty: 2)
  • Ferrite plate, ferrite in plastic laminate, w/PSA — (Qty: 1)
  • Power management IC— MFR: Silicon Mitus — MPN: SM5508 — (Qty: 1)
  • MOSFET, 1 N-channel, 30 V, 12 A — MFR: Vishay Intertechnology Inc. — MPN: SiA400EDJ-T1-GE3 — (Qty: 6)
  • MCU, eight-bit, CISC M8051 core, 16 KB flash, 512 B RAM, 30 I/Os — MFR: Abov Semiconductor Co. Ltd. — MPN: MC96F8216SU — (Qty: 1)
  • USB Cable, type A to micro USB, 4 ft — (Qty: 1)
  • Analog IC — (Qty: 1)

Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand: main PCB (top). Source: IHS MarkitSamsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand: main PCB (top). Source: IHS Markit



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