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Topic: Qi

Leaked part could show Apple's 'iPhone 8' wireless charging coil assembly

07/27/2017, 10:07 am

A newly leaked component shows what is clearly an inductive coil, claimed to be for the "iPhone 8," with an apparent female Lightning socket. But unanswerable questions surround the provenance of the part.

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Contradictory report cites 5 Apple wireless charging teams on 'iPhone 8,' no tech breakthroughs

02/23/2017, 10:02 am

A new report highlights Apple's involvement with wireless charging protocol specification Qi's organizing body, and claims that Apple's iPhone moves are driven more by marketing needs than by any particular drive for innovation in new products.

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Wireless charging likely coming to Apple's 'iPhone 8,' but not Energous's long-range solution

02/21/2017, 09:02 am

A new report sheds some doubt on Apple's "iPhone 8" including Energous wireless charging at-range technology, and suggests that it will either use the Qi or the Airfuel protocols.

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Apple joins Wireless Power Consortium ahead of 'iPhone 8'

02/13/2017, 09:02 am

With this year's flagship iPhone expected to be the first to boast wireless charging, Apple has officially joined the Wireless Power Consortium, the governing body behind the Qi charging standard.

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