Our wireless charger will wirelessly charge the next iPhones at full speed, as well as being able to charge other mobile devices wirelessly - Allen Fung
Now, the reputable battery and accessories company RAVpower is jumping the gun to announce what it calls the first wireless charging pad made with special technology just for "next-gen Apple devices" and tells Mashable mass production has already begun.
If this isn't considered a legitimate confirmation that wireless charging will be included in the next iPhone — I'm not sure what is.
RAVpower’s website doesn’t explicitly say the charger’s for the new iPhone 8, but the company’s general manager Allen Fung didn’t shy away from providing us with more detail when we asked. He sent Mashable the following statement (emphasis Mashable):
Our sources tell us the next iPhones have special technology for wireless charging that we have in this charger. Our wireless charger will wirelessly charge the next iPhones at full speed, as well as being able to charge other mobile devices wirelessly.
Allen Fung, General Manager
We've already seen leaked images of what are believed to be Apple's own wireless charging pads, so it's definitely possible RAVPower has the inside scoop on the special tech needed to start production on them now. It's one thing to manufacture iPhone plastic cases based on leaked dimensions, but another to build accessories that require chips and controllers, and safety certifications to ensure they don't explode. RAVPower is clearly confident in the information its executives are receiving.
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