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Samsung and Apple to both embrace wireless charging in 2013?

0. phoneArena 08 Mar 2013, 03:24 posted on

Samsung and Apple are expected to join forces with HTC, LG and Nokia with wireless charging options for their smartphones in 2013; according to the usualy anonymous industry sources, Korean based Samsung will adopt the Qi wireless charging technology run by the Wireless Power Consortium for the Samsung Galaxy S 4...

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posted on 08 Mar 2013, 03:25 1

1. Andrea (banned) (Posts: 52; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


Samsung DROID Charge was first

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 05:28 5

8. No_Nonsense (Posts: 826; Member since: 17 Aug 2012)


Palm Pre was the first.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 05:52 3

10. amansingal14 (Posts: 277; Member since: 08 Sep 2012)


Charge had wireless charging?

posted on 11 Mar 2013, 17:29

18. Tsoliades (Posts: 185; Member since: 22 Dec 2012)


No one remembers anyway, the Charge sucked lol

posted on 09 Mar 2013, 19:24 1

17. dragonstkdgirl (Posts: 144; Member since: 07 Apr 2012)


*facepalm*

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 03:37 2

2. Andrea (banned) (Posts: 52; Member since: 07 Mar 2013)


NEXUS 4

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 03:46

3. MartianMe (unregistered)


I don't know how this is wireless if you place it on a device that has a power cord?

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 04:22 7

4. GoBears (Posts: 305; Member since: 27 Apr 2012)


What do you expect it to magically pull electricity out of the cosmos? No wires plugged into phone=wireless. You know like your wireless router that has wires pugged into it.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 04:41

5. izim1 (Posts: 68; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


He put a question mark at the end so I guess he was asking if he didn't know. he seems confused pretty much all around.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 05:30

9. Daftama (Posts: 547; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


I think he was talking about if he could charger the device itself. Maybe be a portable as well hmmm other than that if a bear s**t in the forest than clean his a×$ with a fluffy white rabbit we just might see it..not a bad idea blutooth wireless charger hmm

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 14:24

14. jfuente11 (Posts: 28; Member since: 06 Nov 2012)


A phone that can recharge through solar energy is what we can call wireless charging.

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 21:42

16. Daftama (Posts: 547; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


I wish that bear would hurry up....

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 04:46

6. UrbanPhantom (Posts: 948; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)


Wireless QI charging rocks. Every smartphone/phablet should have this capability...

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 05:00

7. SEULATER (banned) (Posts: 10; Member since: 08 Mar 2013)


Funny shape and dosent look kinda nice

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 09:26

12. roscuthiii (Posts: 1722; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


What's with the similar story following up on this one about wireless charging for the SGS IV and the iP5S with the header: "Bad Reporting Alert"?

That one just shows an error message...

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 09:28

13. roscuthiii (Posts: 1722; Member since: 18 Jul 2010)


Oh... and now it's gone?

posted on 08 Mar 2013, 17:25

15. lubba (Posts: 1310; Member since: 17 Jan 2011)


It is the future of charging. I foresee a wireless future. And you thought Star Trek was just sci-fi BS. No friend, teleportation is real but only in its infancy.

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