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Wireless Battery Covers for DROID3, Revolution, HTC Thunderbolt Now Available

Inductive (wireless) battery covers are finally available for a number of devices including the HTC Thunderbolt, Revolution and DROID3 through Verizon’s accessory store.  Some are cheaper than others (4G phones more expensive), but we’ve included links to all of them below so that you can grab whichever fits your device.  Remember though, that you’ll also need the charging pad in order to use these – last we checked, it was still $69.99.  

DROID3 | Thunderbolt | Charge | Incredible 2 | Revolution | Charging Pad

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  • So, ~$110 for a charger that limits the functionality of your phone more than any other. The technology is cool, but I only paid $40 for an electric toothbrush w/ the same inductive charging station included.

    I’d rather the dock for any desktop/ night stand charging.

  • Shawn Bowen

    do these charge the phones any quicker? or is it the same (or slower)????

  • Not worth it IMO.

    Is that the extended battery cover?

    • No, the extra bulk is the induction sensor. fatter phone, same battery.

  • I paid $32.67 for a XBOX 360 and my mom got a 17 inch Toshiba laptop for $94.83 being delivered to our house tomorrow by FedEX. I will never again pay expensive retail prices at stores. I even sold a 46 inch HDTV to my boss for $650 and it only cost me $52.78 to get. Here is the website we using to get all this stuff, LiveCent.com

    • You may nor recognize your mom when you get home, I shaved her back.

    • You may nor recognize your mom when you get home, I shaved her back.

  • Anonymous

    I understand the vzw stuff is compatible with Powermat, they just won’t tell you this as its not part of their marketing info.

    Haven’t tried it myself..

  • Bewara2009

    the droid bionic spec has been leaked :omap 4440unlockable/unlockable bootloader1gb ddr2

  • Bewara2009

    the droid bionic spec has been leaked :
    omap 4400
    unlockable/unlockable bootloader ( hers came out of the box unlocked)
    1gb ddr2

  • Max

    thats sick

  • More radiation. {{-_-}}

  • Or……………….just make a longer-lasting battery stock. {{-_-}}

  • Guest

    this is such a stupid gimmick.  you’re gonna spend over $100 to charge your phone when you already have a charger but now, OMG, you don’t have to plug it in.  these things should be built on to the phone already.

    • Anonymous

      +1. and when plugged in, you can still easily use the phone instead of having it tied to the pad for charging.

  • Bewara2009

    Need one for my droid Bionic 😉

  • Anonymous

    I actually went by my local Verizon store last Friday to take a look at this and see if it was something I’d be interested in. I kind of like the idea of just being able to lay my phone on the bed stand next to me like I already do but have it charging at the same time. I have a Seidio Innocase on my Tbolt right now, so I wanted to see it and figure out if I’d be able to use this with my case still in place. Unfortunately, as others have pointed out below, the new battery door isn’t identical to the original… it has a hump (though no where near as big as an extended battery!!). So, I still don’t know if this would work with a case on the phone, but even if it would, my case would no longer fit the phone making the effective cost $120+ since I’d lose the value of my case. The sales guy was quick to offer me a replacement case that would fit (I think designed for the extended battery) but I couldn’t bring myself to do it.

    I still like the idea, but the convenience of being able to just set the phone on a pad to charge is lost if I’d have to take my case off and switch battery doors each time. I guess I could just go case-less, but I don’t trust myself not to drop the phone and destroy it.

    I guess I’ll just have to wait until they start building these in from the factory so that all cases will fit it from the beginning.

  • Josborne06

    Can I use my powermat with the thunderbolt

  • Chris Norris

    Really, Verizon? Really? You can’t include these covers with the original devices? You’re going to take every oportunity to get our money, eh?

  • It’s not wireless. Quit calling it wireless.

    • Anonymous

      there is no wire connecting the pad to the phone……. the juice still has to come from somewhere yes…

      • Downey1971

        its called inductive charging, or induction. and yes there is no wires.

        • I know what it’s called. It’s not wireless. The pad requires a wire. Call it inductive charging. It’s similar to cold air intakes. No such thing exists. It’s ambient air intake.

           Marketing mumbo jumbo.

          • Anonymous

            i need a carbon fiber CAI for my T-Bolt!!

          • Haha cold air intake isn’t marketing mumbo jumbo. The ambient air is cold compared to the hot temperatures of the engine components. It’s traditional heat transfer lingo if anything.

          • I’m sorry Rocko, but how the f*** is inductive charging similar cold air intakes?

        • I know what it’s called. It’s not wireless. The pad requires a wire. Call it inductive charging. It’s similar to cold air intakes. No such thing exists. It’s ambient air intake.

           Marketing mumbo jumbo.

  • Anonymous

    But my battery cover already has no wires . . .

  • why couldn’t they make it with the normal back cover and not the extended one. I cant have that hump on the back sorry. 

    • Anonymous

      actually this one’s “hump” isn’t nearly as big as the extended battery cover. Thats why I bought it. Hardly noticable hump compared to the extended battery.

  • Dude16478

    still say unavailable to me!

    • Anonymous

      which? the revolution is sold out, yes.

  • Anonymous

    So this is probably a stupid question,anyone think you’ll be able to use the Palm Touchstone charger? I like the idea of having the phone slanted and the Touchstone is only like $5.

    • Anonymous

      at least the one for the thunderbolt is QI certified, though the emblem isn’t on there in the picture on the website. It specifies what range of field to use it with. The touchstone one might only turn on when it detects the magnets from its associated cover.
      I’ve tried to use my tooth brush charger, but the field isn’t powerful enough.

  • Anonymous

    Ah! when logged into my verizon it gives 25% off, making the price $52.49

  • Big Red
    • Anonymous

      thats so wierd, when i sent this in it was 25% off…..

  • Yagermeister

    Here is the pad URL on VZW: http://www.verizonwireless.com/wireless-charging-pad.shtml

  • Fallsgable

    can’t I just use the same charging pad that my PS3 Controllers use…

  • Big Red

    Want one for the Droid X!!!

  • Anonymous

    Im still trying to figure out the advantages over the traditional wired charger…

    • Anonymous

      none except to VZW who get’s your $$

  • Kianjudah

    1st! And by 1st, I mean 2nd. 

  • Anonymous

    Actually not terrible looking… if only the charging pad was cheaper…

    • Anonymous

      if you log in to my verizon, they are 25% off making them 52.49

    • So far, on my Droid 3 battery chargers might be a Very heavily used accessory if you know what I mean. Right now I carry my laptop in my pocket with my Droid 3 plugged in via USB to keep the D3 charged.  =)