2013 Toyota Avalon the first car to include Qi induction charging for your Nexus 4 or Lumia
0. phoneArena 20 Dec 2012, 11:47 posted on
Induction charging (often mislabeled as "wireless charging") is one of those technologies that manufacturers are trying to push along, but the rollout is going somewhat slowly. But, now there is finally a car that includes Qi standard induction charging for your Nexus 4 or Lumia phone: the 2013 Toyota Avalon...
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1. androidisbaws (banned) (Posts: 74; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)
Leaving the iPhone in the cold ^_^ #teamandroid
4. androidisbaws (banned) (Posts: 74; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)
Says the one with a Nokia avatar
6. chaoticrazor (Posts: 2347; Member since: 28 Aug 2012)
doesnt make him a fanboy, just means he likes nokia
theres a difference between liking a certain company to been an overblown sad fanboy like yourself
your obsessed with the iphone and slating it and praising google and android to cult levels
you need help
7. eisenbricher (Posts: 973; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)
What razor said. Fanboys blindly bash anything. I'd bash Nokia if it does wrong and praise others if they do good.
9. androidisbaws (banned) (Posts: 74; Member since: 17 Dec 2012)
I'm not blindly bashing. I recognize crap when I see crap, so ill call it out for being crap.
12. Raymond_htc (Posts: 430; Member since: 06 Apr 2012)
Your name does says you are a fandroid... androidisbaws? Oh i seee.
2. nyuhsuk (Posts: 12; Member since: 28 Sep 2009)
If you have a compatible phone, this is just damn cool and convenient. And would keep people from friggin' textin'/sextin'/browsin'/pr0nin'/etc. while driving.
5. ZayZay (Posts: 571; Member since: 26 Feb 2011)
1. Thank you Toyota for making something for a phone that isn't an iPhone.
2. Follwing up to number 1 would be, they are smart because if they did make something iPhone related it would appeal to some but not all due to the charging dock changing between iPhones.
8. aco96 (Posts: 239; Member since: 12 Oct 2012)
Those two and 808 are best phones of 2012 in my opinion :D
10. hypergreatthing (Posts: 43; Member since: 13 Jun 2012)
so why is it mislabeled wireless charging again? You're using magnetic fields to induce a current. Last time i checked it involved no wires.
Kind of qualifies for the term wireless charging.
11. MichaelHeller (Posts: 2700; Member since: 26 May 2011)
I believe the argument usually is that the charging pad has wires, so calling it "wireless charging" isn't really accurate. Either way, I personally think that "induction charging" not only is more accurate, but it sounds cooler.
13. mydi.maus (unregistered)
hmmm thinking of buying toyota avalon to charge my phone