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Tech & Science The iPhone 8 and iPhone X will both have wireless charging

22:54  12 september  2017
22:54  12 september  2017 Source:   businessinsider.com.au

The New Apple iPhone 8 Is Built for Photography and Augmented Reality

  The New Apple iPhone 8 Is Built for Photography and Augmented Reality Apple on Tuesday introduced the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus, mostly incremental upgrades to the existing iPhone 7 and 7 Plus models. The iPhone 8 and 8 Plus, made of aluminum and glass, come in silver, space gray and gold colors. They’re water- and dust-resistant with upgraded displays and studio speakers. They’re powered by an all-new, six-core processor, which Apple calls the A11 Bionic. They will be available in 64GB and 256GB configurations starting at $699 for the iPhone 8 and $799 for the iPhone 8 Plus. They will start shipping on September 22.

The new iPhone 8 and iPhone X will both feature wireless charging . Apple intends to sell an AirPower charger next year that can simultaneously charge its new iPhones , the Apple Watch, and AirPods, the company announced on Tuesday.

The iPhone X and iPhone 8 bring wireless charging to Apple phones for the first time. Here are the best wireless chargers for both models. Whether you're looking for something slick or something on a budget, we have you covered.


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The new iPhone 8 and iPhone X will both feature wireless charging, Apple announced on Tuesday.

The new iPhones feature a glass back that enables the "freedom of wireless charging," Apple marketing chief Phil Schiller during a press event at the company's Steve Jobs Theatre in Cupertino, California.

The wireless charging technology Apple has added uses a combination of Bluetooth 5.0 and the Qi wireless standard, which is already supported by a number of accessory makers. The standard allows for a device to be charged without cables within 1.6 inches of the charging hub.

Apple expects the wireless charging technology used in its new iPhones to be supported in cafes, restaurants, airports, and cars around the world, Schiller said.

Xiaomi's Next Flagship Might Feature Wireless Charging .
It's been discovered recently that Xiaomi is now a member of the Wireless Power Consortium, the organization that's promoting the adoption of the Qi wireless charging standard. The Qi standard became mainstream in 2012 when Google and Nokia launched phones with this type of inductive charging technology, as pointed out by Android Authority. Other smartphone makers that have adopted the Qi wireless charging standard include Samsung, LG, HTC, Huawei, Motorola, BlackBerry and Sony.

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