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The new iPhone X as well as that iPhone 8 and I baked the 8 iPhone Plus can be charged wirelessly. If you want to charge the iPhone X wirelessly, you don't necessarily need charging stations from Apple, just those that are certified with the Qi standard. Qi is currently the leading standard of Wireless Power Consortiums for inductive energy transmission. Which manufacturers offer Qi charging stations for iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus, for which smartphone models they are still suitable and other facts I have summarized for you in this article.
At the Apple September Keynote 2017 (summary .) three new iPhone models were presented: the iPhone 8, its big brother iPhone 8 Plus and the "One More Thing" iPhone X. Apple has packed new features, functions and technologies into the portfolio - in addition to the functions in iOS 11 and The software replacement for the home button also includes inductive charging of the battery. With the new Apple iPhone models, the run on charging stations will also start, with which inductive, wireless charging will be possible. Apple relies on the Qi standard.
As with most features, there are some advantages and disadvantages to wireless charging that you should keep in mind when choosing a charger like this:
Here I have put together a few Qi chargers that are suitable for the new Apple smartphone models as well as for smartphones from other manufacturers:
So far, Qi charging stations can only charge the iOS smartphones iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus from Apple individually. There are no chargers or charging mats available that can charge multiple devices at once. Apple wants to see such accessories for its devices in 2017, but no later than 2018; and corresponding articles should not only come from Cupertino, but also from third-party suppliers. Apple also named the technology behind it at the September 2017 keynote: AirPower. As shown in the picture above, several devices, the iPhone along with Apple Watch and AirPods, should be charged at the same time thanks to AirPower.
A little comment on the name of the technology: instead of AirPower, "Apple juice“Been pretty cool;) You can get more information about wireless charging of Apple's devices, Qi, AirPower (officially from 2018) and Co. on the corresponding information page from Apple - click here for it. Wikipedia offers even more information, infographics and technical details on inductive energy transmission using the Qi standard auf dieser seite.
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After graduating from high school, Johannes completed an apprenticeship as a business assistant specializing in foreign languages. But then he decided to research and write, which resulted in his independence. For several years he has been working for Sir Apfelot, among others. His articles include product introductions, news, manuals, video games, consoles, and more. He follows Apple keynotes live via stream.
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