What is a Qi-charging?

 

     If you are careful enough, you may find that when it comes to wireless charging, it is always compliant with Qi. So, what exactly does Qi mean? According to Wikipedia is used for defining wireless power transfer while using inductive charging over distance of up to 4 cm.

Before knowing about Qi wireless charging phones, we need to know what Qi wireless charging is first. Just as the name shows, wireless charging finishes the charge without plugging and unplugging cords; it is much more convenient, avoids the hassle of cord, and seems safer than traditional wired chargers.

As it is mentioned above, not all the phones are available for Qi wireless charging, and if you use a wireless charger to charge an incompatible phone, it is useless. Thus, we need to know some basic products that support Qi wireless charging. Here is a list:

  • Apple iPhone: 12 Pro Max, 12 Pro, 12, 12 mini, SE 2020, 11 Pro Max, 11 Pro, 11, XS Max XS, XR, 8, 8 Plus,
  • Samsung Galaxy: S21 Ultra, S21 Plus, S21, Z Fold 2 5G, Z Flip 5G, Note 20 Ultra, Note 20, S20 FE, S20 Ultra, S20 Plus, S20, Z Flip, Note 10 Plus 5G, Note 10 Plus, Note 10, S10 5G, S10 Plus, S10, S10e, Note 9, S9, S9+, Note 8, S8, S8+, S7, S7 Edge  (Plus more devices)
  • Sony: Xperia 1 II, Xperia 10 II, Xperia XZ3, Xperia XZ2 Premium, Xperia XZ2 (Plus more devices)
  • LG: Velvet, G8 ThinQ, G7 ThinQ, V30, G6 (US version only), G4 (optional), G3 (optional) (Plus more devices)
  • OnePlus: 8 Pro
  • Nokia: 9.3 PureView, 9 PureView, 8 Sirocco
  • Huawei: P40 Pro+, P40 Pro, Mate 30 Pro, P30 Pro, Mate 20 Pro
  • Motorola: Edge+, X Force, Droid Turbo 2, Moto Maxx
  • Microsoft Lumia: 1520, 1020, 930, 929, 928, 920
  • Google: Pixel 4 XL, Pixel 4, Pixel 3 XL, Pixel 3
  • Nexus: Nexus 6, Nexus 5