Wireless Charging Coming To iPhone 8: Apple Patent Hints

Wireless Charging Coming To iPhone 8: Apple Patent Hints
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A patent recently released by the US Patent and Trademark Office, filed in late 2015, describes a unit that will wirelessly charge a mobile device through inductive power transmission allowing the next iPhone to charge its battery unencumbered by cables.

Rumors existed earlier this year regarding wireless charging for the recently released iPhone 7, along with the lack of headphone jack which turned out to be the case. However, things look set for the iPhone 8 to the be the trailblazing product for wireless charging technology. An inductive transmitter coil, will in theory, wrap around a metal core and is made to pair with a receiver coil in electronic devices, charging the battery of said devices.

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