- Samsung's subsidiary, ITFIT, launched a wireless charger, capable of sanitizing mobile devices by UV light
- The product is a white box, which accommodates various devices
- When plugged into the box, UV ITFIT charges and kills up to 99% of viruses and bacteria in devices
A new Samsung gadget has started to appear in some worldwide certification bodies. The new accessory, called UV ITFIT, has been confirmed by the manufacturer and a wireless charger, equipped with a UV sterilizer for smartphones and other wearables. The device be made by ITFIT, that a subsidiary of the Korean. Despite this, the equipment listed as being developed by the manufacturer of the Galaxy.
With the growing advance of the Covid-19, new cares were adopted by the people. One of the new habits is to sanitize all objects that enter the home, be it grocery shopping, or other belongings that have had contact with the external environment. One of these devices is the smartphone.
Several studies show the amount of viruses, bacteria and other things that mobile devices carry with them. One of the studies, published by the Times, says that the smartphone can be up to 10 times dirtier than toilet seats. Not all types of disinfectants are suitable for cleaning appliances.
Samsung is proposing a specific device for this purpose. The gadget a white box, equipped with a UV light. It has been proven that this lighting is capable of killing 99% of Covid viruses. Despite this, the responsible company does not claim that the product frees users from Covid-19.
Devices start selling on July 13th and 20th, for R $ 5,999 and R $ 1,399
When the user places his smartphone to charge, he is also being sterilized. So when he gets back into people's hands, he will be without bacteria and viruses. It is worth remembering that an important step is to keep your hands clean.
The gadget only a white box, which is capable of carrying and sanitizing various devices. Despite being developed by Samsung, other brands can also be used. The company says that enough size to accommodate a Galaxy S20 Ultra, that have 6.9 inches. But it can also be used by watches and other devices.
For the device to work it is necessary to put the items in the box, connect a power supply USB-C and press the power button. The Qi charger of 10 watts built-in will provide power to charge the devices and leave them free of about 99.9% of viruses and bacteria.
Currently, the ITFIT UV sterilizer is only available in Thailand. The value it is being marketed from 1,590 baht (about $ 51, or R $ 270 in direct conversion). It is also starting to appear on some Hong Kong dealer lists, but it is not yet available. Other countries were also not mentioned regarding product availability.
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