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Charge your smartphone inductively: this is how wireless charging works

The standard for wireless charging of smartphones and other gadgets is called Qi - the Chinese word means “life energy”.

200 manufacturers such as Apple, Samsung and Sony have joined forces in the “Wireless Power Consortium” (WPC), which aims to promote the Qi standard developed in 2008. According to the WPC, 1,000 models already support the technology, including In addition to mobile phones, there are also smartwatches, bluetooth headphones and tablets.

Smartphones are mainly high-end devices. You can tell from the Qi logo on the pack that they can be charged wirelessly. The symbol looks like a stylized small q with a dot above it.

Among other things, you can charge the following smartphone models inductively:

  • iPhone 8, 8 Plus, X, XS, XS Max and XR
  • Samsung Galaxy S8, S8 Plus, S9, S9 Plus, S10, S10 Plus, S10e, Note 8 and Note 9
  • Huawei P30 Pro and Mate 20 Pro
  • Google Pixel 3 and 3 XL
  • LG V40 ThinQ and V30
  • Sony Xperia XZ2, XZ2 Premium and XZ3

The Qi chargers have standard output of 5 watts. Some models also have a quick charge mode, for example selected Samsung devices. You can only use it if your smartphone supports it. Then you charge your phone with an output of up to 15 watts. Current iPhones charge inductively with up to 7.5 watts.