Foxconn is testing wireless charging for iPhone 8
According to the publication Nikkei, the company Foxconn is currently testing wireless charging for the anniversary of the iPhone 8, which should go on sale in September next year.
The source adds that a positive decision on the inclusion of this module in the iPhone 8 will be accepted only in the case that Foxconn will yield quality products without defects to a satisfactory standard before the start of production of new smartphones. The source does not know whether the wireless charging module to be the exclusive feature of older versions of the iPhone 8 Plus.
At the beginning of the year reported that Apple has started cooperation with the company Energous, which created the technology WattUp allows you to charge devices at a distance of 4.5 m from the source.
In addition, over the past few months Apple has hired several experts in this matter and has filed applications for the registration of patents related to wireless charging of mobile devices.