Qualcomm Quick Charge Is Now Qi Wireless Charging Compliant
Qualcomm, the pioneer of mobile chipsets has made an announcement at the MWC 2019, according to which its Quick Charge standard will support Wireless Charging. This will ease the transition of devices from wired quick charging to wireless quick charging techniques. As per the American electronics company, the new technology will focus on fast and consistent charging for supported smartphones.
The new Wireless Charging pads will be powered by Quick Charge and will be compatible with Quick Charge 2.0, 3.0, 4 and 4+ adapters. The comoany will soon expand testing to QuickCharge for Wireless power. Additional tests will be performed, which will ensure Quick Charge and Qi interoperability. This will aim to provide a consistent wireless charging experience between the devices.
About The WPC
The WPC (Wireless Power Consortium) includes over 650 companies and more than 3,500 different products which comply with their standards. They were the original creators of the Qi Global Wireless Charging Standard. Future consumers can still look for the same Quick Charge branding. Doing so will ensure that their QuickCharge adapters have gone through necessary compliance tests, rendering them safe to use.
Qualcomm has reported that it is working with major retailers to get rid of non-compliant accessories from catalogs. George Paparrizos, senior director of product management for Qualcomm Technologies made a statement regarding the new technology. He believes that the consumers will feel safer now that Quick Charge enabled wireless power pads have passed rigorous tests which were established by both the organizations.
As per the company, Quick Charge is the largest developing ecosystem which supports fast charging. What are your views on the wireless Quick Charge technology? Share them with us in the comments below.