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Nexus wireless charger appears in Google Play

Nexus wireless charger appears in Google Play

One of the best features that no one ever talks about in Nexus devices is the built-in Qi induction charging capabilities of the Google devices. Google has just released it's own Nexus-branded wireless charging station in the Play Store in the US and Canada, with a ''coming soon'' message currently appearing in the UK and elsewhere. 

NexusWirelessCharger
The sticky rubber-backed plate will charge your Nexus in a snap. / © Google

The Nexus devices although fifty bucks is a little steep.

The Nexus wireless charger is compatible with the Nexus 4, Nexus 5 and the 2013 versions of the Nexus 7. The older Nexus 7's and Nexus 10 do not support Qi.

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  • Andy Millett Nov 22, 2013 Link to comment

    Will other devices that support wireless charging be able to use this.


    • Kris Carlon Nov 25, 2013 Link to comment

      I'm gonna say yes, @Andy. Basically Qi works by using a coil in the charger to transfer current to a coil in the device, so the basic principle is applicable to any device. I think Google's branding of it as a Nexus charger is simply because they produce Nexus devices. But then again, Samsung have the accessory identification chip that I believe includes chargers, so you never know...


  • Skip Flem Nov 21, 2013 Link to comment

    I hope I won't have to remove my Moko 'cover' to use it...


  • Devindran Nov 21, 2013 Link to comment

    interesting


  • Micky james Nov 21, 2013 Link to comment

    wirless charging wow thats great i really like this

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