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23 September 2017, 01:38 | Gina Pena
Xiaomi could soon come up with phones featuring wireless charging
In all likelihood, support for the Qi standard built in future flagship Xiaomi Mi 7, announcement of which is expected in February or March of the new 2018. In 2012, Google and Nokia released phones that supported inductive charging using the Qi standard. In case you forgot, or never got the memo in the first place, IKEA has been selling a wide range of its consistently affordable furniture with built-in wireless charging for a good couple of years now.
Though Xiaomi has not officially announced it's joining the consortium, but as per a report by GSMArena, it has been spotted on the WPC member list on the official WPC website.
The consortium formed in 2008 has a mission to create and promote wide market adoption of the Qi wireless charging technology.
The new iPhone and Apple Watch Series 3 were rolled out Friday, however, the massive crowd typically associated with the company's product launches was missing in Palo Alto.
Xiaomi (also called the "Apple of China") may offer wireless charging in its smartphones going forward, as its name now appears on the Qi Wireless Power Consortium list. And, so too is a new generation of wireless charging for iPhone users. A Samsung manufactures it and comes with the yet announces the Snapdragon 845. This means that Xiaomi does aspire to launch phones with wireless charging in the months to follow. We have no information regarding the other features of the Xiaomi Mi 7 yet, but even if it will be a Mi 6 with wireless charging support and the latest version of Android, it should still be a nice device. Are you looking forward to being able to charge it wirelessly?
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