Top up your iPhone 12 and AirPods with Anker’s new PowerWave Sense

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Here's an affordable charger for your smart phone and earbuds.
Here's an affordable charger for your smart phone and earbuds.
Photo: Anker

Anker is back again with another new accessories charger after some recent releases. Now you power up your iPhone 12 and AirPods at the same time with the new Anker PowerWave Sense 2-in-1 Station. Better yet, it’s currently a few dollars off the regular price (see below).

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Last week Anker released the PowerWave Magnetic 2-in-1 Stand Lite, which is also designed for iPhone 12 and earbuds. Not long before that, we saw the new PowerWave Car Charging Mount and the detachable, wireless PowerWave Go 3-in-1.

The new release beats them all on price. And with its fabric covering, it actually looks pretty nice.

Anker PowerWave Sense 2-in-1 Station

The new Anker PowerWave Sense Station features upright positioning and a compact form factor. It won’t take up much room on a desk or nightstand.

The stand has a fabric-covered Qi-enabled wireless charging pad for the iPhone or any other compatible handset. Below that, you can rest your AirPods or other earbuds in their charging case on a secondary charging pad.

Anker said power can be sent through phone cases up to 5mm thick. This means you don’t have to worry about wrestling your phone out of your case every time you need a charge.

10W and 5W charging pads

The 10W Qi charging stand holds your handset in an easily viewable position. For iPhone users, that means the usual 7.5W of power. The base charging pad for earbuds delivers 5W of charging power.

Anker noted its MultiProtect safety system features foreign object detection, short circuit protection, temperature control and more to help ensure safe charging.

The new stand is currently available at Amazon for $26.34, down from the regular price of $30.99. Take note: It comes 5-foot USB-C to USB-C cable, but no adapter for charging the stand is included, so you’ll have to buy one separately.

Where to buy: Amazon