Wireless charging is tidy and convenient, but it’s not always the fastest way to charge your phone. First generation Qi wireless chargers operated at 5W, resulting in sub-par charging times compared to traditional wired methods. Now, we’re happy to introduce one of the first second-generation charging pads, the Incipio Ghost, which solves that problem.
Wireless charging is brilliant — it’s convenient, tidy and fast. Today, we’re going to show you how you can get wireless charging on any phone, from iPhone to Android and Windows phones. Let’s get started!
Reddit user /u/rustid impressed the Android community on Friday with his latest project: adding wireless charging to the Nexus 6P. The work doesn’t look the cleanest — thanks to protruding wires on the back of the case and an upside-down Wireless Charger notice — but it works, and that’s what counts.
No, the Nexus 6P doesn’t have wireless charging.
Although a common feature on earlier Nexus devices, Google didn’t include the technology on the latest Nexus phones, the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X. In a Reddit AMA interview session, Google engineer Hiroshi Lockheimer stated that they ditched the tech because USB-C solves a lot of wired charging problems and they wanted a thinner phone…
Wireless charging is becoming a standard feature on most flagship phones today. It allows users to simply place their device down on a pad or dock to start charging their device, without the need for plugging in cables. Unfortunately for iPhone 6S users, it currently only works out of the box with phones with a plastic exterior rather than a metal body. This means that iPhone users need some kind of adapter to add wireless charging to their devices. Here are are a couple of options that do just that.