The 2019 iPhone, with battery sharing?
As speculation multiplied with spring, the famousMing-Chi Kuo returns today withnew iPhone forecast 2019. Models expected to arrive this fall would have a two-way wireless charging functionality ». The latter would make it possible to be charged but also tocharge other devices, via Qi technology. Without Air Power, the iPhone could chargeAirPods even aApple Watch.
Why not after all, but seen last minute cancellation Air Power, we might have some doubts. Obviously, the analyst does not share them. He seems confident as he details the function he had already briefly mentioned.
However, to support this feature, Ming-Chi Kuo reports that battery size should be affected and take alittle overweight. That of the 5.8-inch model would increase by 20 to 25% and that of 6.5 inches by 10 to 15%. The 6.1-inch iPhone XR's battery, on the other hand, is expected to increase very slightly from 0 to 5 percent.
Referring to Samsung which has already introduced this specificity (with its Galaxy S10), he states:« we expect the 2019 iPhone models to feature two-way wireless charging. Although the iPhone is not the first high-end smartphone to be equipped with such a process, this new feature could make it more convenient for users to charge new AirPods and create a better user experience [for owners]. iPhone and wireless headphones ».