Renesas Electronics Releases Industry’s First 60W Wireless Power Receiver IC

On January 7, 2021, Renesas Electronics Group (TSE: 6723), a global supplier of semiconductor solutions, today announced the launch of the world’s first 60W wireless power receiver, the P9418, an industry-leading power density solution for smartphones, portable computers and notebook devices to create a faster wireless charging experience. The highly integrated P9418 wireless power receiver uses Renesas’ exclusive WattShareTM technology to deliver up to 60W of power in a single chip, enabling fast and convenient charging of smartphones and various other portable computing devices.

“The P9418 is the latest product to market for Renesas’ fast wireless charging technology, and we are proud to provide a powerful, secure and locally programmable wireless Power solutions continue to lead the way in convenient and affordable wireless charging for all types of mobile devices. With a broad and scalable portfolio of wireless power solutions, we are excited to be part of the evolution of the charging experience across a wide range of battery-powered applications.”

Based on Renesas’ exclusive WattShare technology, the P9418 is a highly integrated single-chip wireless power receiver/transmitter IC (TRx) that can be configured to transmit or receive AC power signals through magnetic induction. The P9418 builds on the proven P9415 Wireless Power Receiver and provides an easy upgrade path for existing customers. The new P9418 also provides advanced data measurements and proprietary charging protocols required for high power applications.

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Key Features of the P9418 60W Wireless Power Receiver

· Single chip WPC medium power wireless solution

Delivers up to 60W of receiver power in a high power density solution

WattShare (TRx) mode, up to 10W Tx performance

· Embedded 32-bit Arm? Cortex?-M0 processor

Industry-leading IOUT current detection accuracy for enhanced foreign object detection

· MTP non-volatile memory for easy firmware and device functionality updates

· Two-way communication, supporting encrypted proprietary authentication

· Support I2C 400kHz standard interface and GPIO

Compliant with WPC 1.2.4 standard and various proprietary charging modes

Customers can also combine the P9418 wireless charging receiver with Renesas power management products, including USB Type-CTM power delivery and battery charging solutions, to accelerate their application development.

Renesas Electronics is a global supplier of wireless power solutions, including power receivers (PRx) for smartphones and other applications, and power transmitters (PTx) for charging pads and in-vehicle applications.

Availability

The IP9418 60W Wireless Power Receiver is now available.

About Renesas Electronics Group

Renesas Electronics Group (TSE: 6723), provides professional and trusted innovative embedded designs and complete semiconductor solutions designed to improve the way people work and live through the billions of connected smart devices that use its products. As a global supplier of microcontrollers, analog power devices, and SoC products, Renesas Electronics provides comprehensive solutions for various applications such as automotive, industrial, home, infrastructure, and IoT, and looks forward to working with you to create an infinite future.

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