AirPower knockoffs are already rolling out of China

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It’s taken no time at all for Chinese companies to copy one of Apple’s most anticipated products of 2018, and it’s not even out yet.

Apple’s AirPower wireless charging pad isn’t expected to roll out for a few months, but one company in Shenzhen China has already come out with its version that looks and performs just like Apple’s.

Check it out:

Aptly dubbed the “Mini ‘AirPower'”, this knockoff charge can juice up an iPhone X and Apple Watch Series 3 at the same time. The design of the Mini appears to be slightly smaller than Apple’s AirPower charger.

Details on the manufacturer of the Mini AirPower aren’t clear, but a report from ChargerLab claims that charger will be priced around $15. If it actually works that’d be a no-brainer for iPhone X owners. Early rumors have claimed the Apple AirPower mat could cost as much as $199.