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Topic: Qi

Apple AirPower Qi charging mat headed for September landing

06/21/2018, 08:06 am

After six months of internal testing and refinement, Apple appears to be ready to launch the AirPower charging pad alongside the 2018 lineup of iPhones.

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Even faster charging might be coming to 2018 iPhone lineup

06/13/2018, 09:06 am

A new analyst report sees Apple switching to higher powered charging for its next generation of iPhones, with new component suppliers possibly coming aboard.

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Legrand Radiant Wireless Charger offers in-wall power for Apple's iPhone 8 & iPhone X

05/22/2018, 03:05 pm

The newest twist on charging the iPhone 8 and X is the Legrand Radiant Wireless Charger, a wall outlet with a built-in Qi-compatible charging pad.

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Review: Rating RAVPower's wireless iPhone charger lineup

05/09/2018, 05:05 pm

When the iPhone X and iPhone 8 gained faster 7.5W charging with iOS 11.2, RAVpower was one of three brands to offer compatible high-power solutions. With a slew of third-party accessory makers now marketing compelling options, we examine whether RAVPower's latest chargers deserve a spot on your desk or nightstand.

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Apple AirPower Qi charging pad spotted at Vienna airport a fake, release date still unknown

04/29/2018, 05:04 pm

A traveler has spotted what appears to be Apple's unreleased AirPower Qi charging pad -- but the device is clearly a knock-off, despite claims to the contrary.

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Review: Nomad wireless travel stand is our favorite portable charger, but it could do more

04/28/2018, 05:04 pm

Nomad's wireless travel charger for the iPhone 8 and iPhone X bucks the trend of many popular chargers, opting for a rounded-rectangular design that transforms from a charging pad, to a vertical charging stand -- and we've been using it for a while.

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Roundup: The best Qi wireless chargers for Apple's iPhone X and iPhone 8

03/25/2018, 01:03 am

With Apple's iPhone 8, 8 Plus and X all supporting wireless charging at up to 7.5 watts, we're rounding up a list of the best Qi wireless chargers that you can buy right now, freeing up cables and offering fast charging with ease.

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Review: Anker's new PowerWave Wireless Chargers power your iPhone X & iPhone 8 at 7.5W

03/15/2018, 04:03 pm

The new PowerWave 7.5 Charging Pad and Charging Stand are the first from Anker to support 7.5W, allowing for quicker charge times that the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X are capable of now.

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Mophie at work on Qi-certified battery charging case for Apple's iPhone X

03/05/2018, 12:03 pm

Apple accessory maker Mophie has won Wireless Power Consortium certification for the "Juice Pack Air for iPhone X," which should make it the first Qi-compatible battery case for the smartphone.

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Scosche intros new iPhone-compatible MagicMount Charge & Elite lines

01/11/2018, 04:01 pm

Accessory maker Scosche announced a series of car mounts this week, including the MagicMount Pro Charge line, supporting Qi wireless charging on the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X.

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Avido unveils WiBa Wireless Charging System that uses Qi charging to recharge iPhone X on the move

01/02/2018, 01:01 pm

Accessories producer Avido has revealed its WiBa Wireless Power Bank and Charging Dock ahead of CES, with the Qi-compatible power bank able to wirelessly charge an iPhone X, iPhone 8, or iPhone 8 Plus on the move, and is capable of recharging itself via the accompanying dock.

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Apple 2017 year in review: All of the products Apple announced that won't ship until 2018

01/01/2018, 03:01 pm

This year was somewhat uncharacteristic for Apple in terms of product announcements, as the company unveiled or preannounced a number of new devices that didn't actually ship in 2017. Rather than needing to rely on rumors or guesswork, we can tell you with a greater degree of certainty that these products are officially on the horizon from Apple.

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iOS 11.2 beta switches on quicker 7.5W wireless charging for iPhone 8 & X

11/14/2017, 10:11 am

With iOS 11.2, still in beta, Apple has silently enabled promised 7.5-watt wireless Qi charging for the iPhone 8, 8 Plus, and X -- faster than the 5 watts the devices supported at launch.

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These low-cost wireless Qi chargers will juice your new iPhone X or iPhone 8

11/04/2017, 12:11 am

One of the main features of the iPhone X is the ability to wirelessly charge the battery, but some of the options on the market are fairly expensive. AppleInsider rounds up some of the better value options on the market that you can buy right now.

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Apple identifies automakers with wireless charging supporting iPhone 8 & 8 Plus

10/24/2017, 10:10 am

Apple has issued a new support document identifying which auto brands -- and in some cases, specific vehicles -- offer iPhone 8-compatible wireless chargers.

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Video: The best wireless chargers for iPhone 8 and iPhone X

09/28/2017, 11:09 am

The launch of the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus mark the debut of Qi wireless inductive charging in Apple's products. But which charging pad is the best option for your new iPhone? AppleInsider gives you the scoop.

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iPhone 8 wireless charging speed will improve with future firmware update from Apple

09/19/2017, 10:09 am

At launch, the iPhone 8 will recharge via inductive wireless technology at a rate comparable to the standard 5-watt charger that ships with the handset. But Apple plans to improve that speed with a future software update.

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Starbucks Powermat charging pads getting software upgrade for iPhone 8, iPhone X

09/14/2017, 03:09 pm

As it stands, the Powermat charging plates at Starbucks are incompatible with the Qi standard that the iPhone X and iPhone 8 use -- but a software fix by the vendor will remedy that at the coffee vendor's locations, and other retail establishments.

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Apple AirPower charging plate uses Qi protocol, but may not be compatible with other devices

09/14/2017, 11:09 am

Apple's AirPower charging plate will charge three Qi devices, and appears to be the first plate that takes advantage of the protocol's ability to deal with multiple devices on the same charger by sensing the location of the device, and only inducing a charge in those locations.

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Rumor: AirPods Wireless Charging Case coming in December for $69

09/14/2017, 09:09 am

The AirPods Wireless Charging Case teased during Apple's Sept. 12 iPhone event is rumored to arrive in December, at a cost of $69, a report out of Europe alleges.

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