IPhone 8 Wireless Charging Appears Only for iOS 11.1 Release

iPhone 8, iPhone Pro or iPhone Edition - it doesn't matter what Apple calls it, but the phone will probably support wireless


But it is unlikely to be a real wirelesscharging, instead, the iPhone 8 can support inductive charging, which everyone else in the industry mistakenly calls wireless. It can not be called wireless if the smartphone requires direct contact with charging.



It was unclear whether Apple would turn on inductiveThe charger is bundled with the new iPhone or will be sold separately. Apple blogger John Gruber claims that Apple will sell charging separately. And if this did not disappoint you enough, then there is information that the sale starts only for the release of iOS 11.1.

I heard that inductive charges will (1) be sold separately and (2) will be delayed until the release of iOS 11.1 (like portraiture last year). https://t.co/N65dHMNQIJ

- John Gruber (@gruber) July 8, 2017

Apple followed the same strategy with the portrait mode in the iPhone 7 Plus, which was one of the main features of the smartphone. The mode became available only for iOS 10.1, released at the end of October.

Rumor has it Apple will add wirelesslong-range charging, for which you do not need a stand, but it is unlikely that technology has come to this. So it is expected that the iPhone 8 will support inductive charging, like the Apple Watch, but the charger will be sold separately, and not go in the kit, like with a watch.



A study by Ming-Chi Kuo also said thatBy 2017, the iPhone will have a 5W USB-A power adapter, but the wireless charging device will be sold separately. He confirmed the rumors that the iPhone 8, iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will have glass cases with metal frames, and that each phone will support Wireless Power Consortium inductive charging. This technology is used in many Android phones.

According to rumors, OLED iPhone 8 will be paramount inApple's lineup of phones this year. It will have the highest screen-to-body ratio among all smartphones thanks to the “notch display” design. For the rest of the specifications, the three versions of the iPhone will match each other. Everyone will have a standard port for charging, but a USB-C IC port can be added to speed up the process. All three models will be available with 64GB or 256GB memory. The smallest iPhone with a 4.7-inch display will contain 2GB of RAM, and the other two models of 3GB. This is due to the fact that there will be a dual camera in larger models.