If there’s one space the place the Tesla charging platform’s value is probably justified, it is obtained to be the styling, which is modeled after the corporate’s long-awaited dystopian Cybertruck. The charging pad itself is a sturdy block of aluminum that measures 8.6 by 5.1 inches or about the identical dimensions as a letter-sized sheet of paper that is been folded in half.
The charging floor is roofed with Alcantara suede material which serves the twin goal of defending your units from scratches whereas additionally stopping them from sliding round. The charging pad can be utilized with or and not using a magnetic stand that props it up at an angle. The whole affair is angular and sturdy trying, certainly just like the Cybertruck. Even the USB-C wall plug has a multifaceted, chiseled look, and any extra from its 60-inch twine might be discreetly stowed inside the underside of the stand.
All that thought of, the Wi-fi Charging Platform is nearly definitely nonetheless overpriced by some margin — particularly since it might’t cost Apple Watches or every other smartwatch — however the identical argument may very well be made for the model’s electrical automobiles. Clearly, there may be an viewers for each who appreciates and is prepared to ante up for the minimalist Tesla aesthetic and a sure air of exclusivity. To wit, the gadget is at present offered out on Tesla’s web site and is reselling for $500 or extra on websites akin to eBay.