Western Digital reimagines the capabilities of the traditional charger with the Sandisk Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync. The new device combines fast charging for Qi-compatible devices as well as automatic data backup.

Product: SanDisk Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync

Helping to resolve the issue of manual back up, the Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync simplifies the process, so you do not have to think about it. Providing local storage in capacities up to 128GB, the Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync allows for fast wireless charging, while automatically backing up photos and videos, freeing up valuable space on your device.

In today’s mobile-driven world, our customers rely on fully-powered and backed up mobile devices to stay connected, informed and entertained,” said Sairam Challa, product marketing manager, SanDisk, Western Digital. “The SanDisk brand is known for offering trusted solutions, and we are thrilled to expand our portfolio to include the world’s first wireless charger with automatic local backup, making consumers’ lives more convenient and simple.

The Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync is compatible with AirPods Pro, iPhone 8 and up, Samsung Galaxy S7 and up, Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and up, and other Qi-compatible phones even through most cases (most rubber/plastic/TPU cases less than 3 mm thick). The Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync comes with temperature control, foreign object detection and adaptive charging to help keep your phone battery safe.

Backup requires a wireless connection, the Ixpand Wireless Charger app, and iOS 11 or above or Android 5.0 or above required.

SanDisk Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync

Key Features

  • Automatically back up photos, videos and contacts right onto the charger by placing your phone on the base.
  • Delivers up to 10W of power with fast charging.
  • Easily free up space on your phone knowing your photos and videos are backed up in full resolution.
  • Includes high-efficiency power plug with 1.8m (6 -foot) cable for fast, convenient charging, right out of the box.
  • Supports multiple backup profiles so you can share the charger with others in your family.

Pricing and Availability

The new Ixpand Wireless Charger Sync is backed by a two-year limited warranty, and is available now in 64GB and 128GB capacities with MSRPs of $169 and $199 AUD respectively at select retailers including Officeworks. It is certainly a clever idea particularly for the older folks.