Samsung Galaxy S IV to support wireless charging: Rumor
After the unbelievable success of Samsung Galaxy S II and S III, the next iteration of the S series has got the tech circles all abuzz even before its official announcement. The number of rumors being circulated just make it obvious that the Galaxy S IV is a highly anticipated device the mobile industry.
And now we have yet another Galaxy S IV rumor stating that the smartphone may have wireless charging capability.
According to Korean media DDaily, the upcoming iteration of the Galaxy S series will go on to support the Qi standard, which allows charging using wireless power. For this purpose, a special module would be made, which Samsung might sell separately and not bundle it with the device.
It is also being said that Samsung was researching on a more advanced wireless charging technology known as resonant magnetic coupling. If successful, that could it could the user to charge the phone from a distance of up to 2 meters against the present 4 centimeters. But due to cost viability this project appears to have been be trashed.
A lot is being said about the possible launch timing of the Samsung Galaxy S IV and the latest rumors suggest that the smartphone could make a surprise appearance at the Mobile World Conference scheduled to be held next month but Samsung has pointed it out that it may not be available before May 2013.