The FCC certifies a new LG phone, likely an LG G4 version with wireless charging capabilities

The FCC certifies a new LG phone, likely an LG G4 version with wireless charging capabilities
A new LG phone has received its certifications from the FCC. Judging on the data that is currently available to us, the handset is most likely an LG G4 version with native wireless charging capabilities.

Given the rapid take-off of wireless charging among high-end Android flagship users, it was a bit surprising to see that the LG flagship for the better part of 2015 - the LG G4 - skipped on the feature. LG's Quick Circle Cover does bring the feature to the LG G4, but the cover costs an extra $60 on top of the phone's price. 

In the EMEA regions, the LG G4 is known as the LG 815, which may be considered the reference codename of the LG G4 despite the phone's multiple region and carrier-dependent variants. In the US, the AT&T version of the LG G4 is the LG H810, T-Mobile's highly similar variant is codenamed H811, Sprint sells the LG LS991, while Verizon has the LG VS986. Between these multiple variants, the only things that vary in terms of internal hardware are the 3G and 4G LTE bands that the cellular radio supports.

Interestingly, the new LG device that showed up at the FCC earlier today is referred to as the LG H815PX, which appears to be similar by codename to the LG H815P, the LG G4 version that the manufacturer sells in South America and South Africa.

Unfortunately, the FCC documents do not reveal too many specs about the device aside from wireless charging capabilities. Given the codename, there's a good chance that we're looking at a refreshed LG G4, but the extent of the modifications remains unknown for the time being.

While not every device that gets certified by the FCC is actually sold in the US, we're keeping an eye out for more details about this new LG H815PX and we'll let you know as soon as more info surfaces. In the meantime, make sure to drop us a comment and let us know if you'd find any utililty to an LG G4 version with native wireless charging support. 



source: FCC via GSMArena

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10 Comments

1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Sweet. I'd be nicer if LG G4 boxes came with a compatible charger of QC 2.0

2. bur60

Posts: 981; Member since: Jul 07, 2014

Put in a fingerprintscanner and I'll buy it

6. FrederikHJ

Posts: 4; Member since: Sep 07, 2015

LG V10?

8. QWERTYphone

Posts: 654; Member since: Sep 22, 2014

Agreed. The G4 should have launched with a fingerprint scanner.

10. alouden unregistered

Thumbs up on that one...

3. skymitch89

Posts: 1451; Member since: Nov 05, 2010

I'm not going to get into wireless charging until it is closet to add fast of charging as plugging in the phone (less than 2hrs).

4. igy_tech

Posts: 19; Member since: May 15, 2015

for me wireless charging is not wireless until include non wireless surface. Puting device in the same place is as putting it on classic charger.

5. btbotimtim

Posts: 270; Member since: Dec 08, 2010

with classic charger, you can at least charge while talking on the phone but you cannot do the same with wireless charger.

7. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

Sounds great!

9. shwnr11

Posts: 1; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

I had the LG G4 with wireless charging out of the box a week before this article came out.

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