Samsung launches UV Sterilizer with wireless charging in India

Joanna Estrada
August 1, 2020

Samsung has today launched a UV steriliser capable of disinfecting smartphones, TWS earbuds, smartwatches, and more in just 10 minutes. Any product with Qi-compatible wireless charging can be charged. So, it's not surprising to see Samsung joining the fray in finally introducing an affordable UV Steriliser in India, in fact, there are aplenty due to the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

The device comes in a sleek and compact design that can be carried around easily. Samsung says that its UV sterilizer is created to fit a variety of device sizes so users can sterilize as many products as they want. According to Samsung, the UV Steriliser uses UV-C light to kill 99% of the bacteria and germs on both sides of whatever is placed inside the box.

As far as the usage of the UV Steriliser is concerned, users can simply drop anything inside the sterilising box, close the lid and press the start button. The device automatically switches off after 10 minutes, allowing users to sanitize their devices.

The portable sterilizer is created to perform dual functions of killing germs from the phone's surfaces and also wirelessly charge the smartphone and other gadgets that support wireless charging. Th product is manufactured by Samsung C&T, a partner of the Samsung Mobile Accessory Partnership Program (SMAPP) and can store essential items and even bigger smartphones like Galaxy S20 Ultra, Galaxy Note10+, among others.

"At Samsung, we are constantly working to develop meaningful innovations that help improve the lives of our consumers". Today, the South Korean firm has announced the launch of UV Sterilizer with wireless charging in India.

"The UV Steriliser is a flawless and compact device to keep our personal daily belongings germ free, protected and disinfected", Mohandeep Singh, who is Senior Vice President for Mobile Business at Samsung India said in a statement.

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