Apple iPhone 8 wireless charging components to be manufactured by Lite-On Semiconductor
Rumors have suggested that this partnership is with Apple, and its result will be a phone capable of wireless charging up to 15 feet away from the source. This is a major advancement from current technologies, which work in an extremely short range only, requiring the device to be laid on a special charging surface.
The iPhone 8 is expected to be announced in September, along with two other phones – the iPhone 7s and 7s Plus. Rumors suggest it will be a design departure, featuring a curved screen that wraps around the chassis, which itself will be made out of glass. We have a full roundup of all the iPhone 8 rumors and leaks, and will keep you posted as news arrive.