Motorola could soon release its first phone with in-device wireless charging, will it be the Moto G7?

Motorola could soon release its first phone with in-device wireless charging, will it be the Moto G7?
Phones with wireless charging capabilities have been a thing for a while now, yet not every company has taken the same approach for going cordless. Motorola, for example, does not have a smartphone in its lineup that natively supports wireless charging. Instead, the manufacturer sells a special shell case that enables the feature for its G series modular handsets. However, Motorola's latest product registration might be a sign of a change in policy.

A listing for a new Moto Qi wireless charging pad has emerged today on the website of the Wireless Power Consortium. The 10W charger, which was spotted by tipster Roland Quandt, is sleek and puck-shaped, with a soft touch non-slip surface, non-slip base, and a LED charging indicator. 

Of course, it's possible that the gadget could just be an accessory that could work in conjunction with the aforementioned wireless charging case, but there are a couple of things that make this a rather unlikely notion. 

The Moto Mod shell has been out for two years and is currently not in stock at the company's official store, so releasing a new charger for it doesn't really make much sense. Also, although unofficial, these detailed renders of the upcoming Moto G7 reveal that the phone has a very reflective back side. This is a signal that Motorola might have chosen glass as the material for it in order to enable in-device wireless charging. 

The G7 will probably become official sometime in Q1 2019, so there's still a while to wait before we figure out Motorola's intentions. However, it's very likely that we'll see more leaks in the coming weeks, so stay tuned for more info!


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