Qi is an established, evolving wireless charging standard owned by The Wireless Power Consortium and backed by more than 200 leading companies including Apple, Philips and Belkin. Their goal is to deliver wireless charging easily and safely, while ensuring compatibility across all devices that bear the Qi logo.
Qi standard products include:
It’s important to make sure you have the right charger to charge your smartphone or tablet. Look for the Qi logo on packaging to check compatibility with your Qi phone before you buy.
There are two different types of Wireless Charging. Here’s what you need to know.
Requires direct physical contact between the phone and wireless charger. The charging coils inside the phone and the charger must be connected and aligned.
Requires the phone, wireless charger and charging coils within each, to be within a specific proximity but do not need to be touching.
The secret to how wireless charging works is electromagnetic induction:
NOTE: Charging device must be no more than 8mm from the charging coil to receive charge from wireless power source.