According to the reports from Japanese
website Nikkei, Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as
Foxconn Technology Group, is working on a wireless charging modules for Apple
iPhone 8 which is to be released in 2017.
The source also says that the feature
can eventually make it into Apple’s updated devices will depend on whether
Foxconn can boost the yield rate to a satisfactory level.
The introduction of wireless charging
capabilities is part of Apple’s ongoing efforts to overhaul the iPhone design
to boost sales during the 10th anniversary of its ubiquitous and iconic device
that had transformed mobile internet and communications since the release of
its first incarnation. For now, the new model has been widely dubbed iPhone 8,
although Apple may christen it differently given the special occasion of its
launch.
Hon Hai Precision Industry, also known as Foxconn Technology Group, is working on a wireless charging modules for Apple iPhone 8 which is to be released in 2017.
Along with that NAR has also reports
that Apple plans to replace iPhone’s current metal casing with a glass back and
a metal frame for all its three new handset models next year. In addition,
the premium 5.5-inch handset will sport a curved organic light-emitting diode
screen, while the other two models will stick with existing flat low temperature
poly-silicon display.
Source: Nikkei