Samsung hints at multi-standard wireless charging in Galaxy S6


Samsung has supported wireless charging in several of its handsets over the past few years, so it wouldn’t surprise me if the function is also included with the new Galaxy S6 and S6 Note products. Having the phones work with multiple wireless charging products, however, would be new.

If you take Samsung’s most recent blog post as a big hint, this functionality could arrive on the S6 products when they debut on March 1. On Tuesday, Samsung penned a lengthy piece on the history of wireless charging, making a note that it is on the board of all three major wireless power standards bodies.

broadcom wireless charging

Those are the Alliance for Wireless Power (A4WP), the Power Matters Alliance (PMA), and Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) for those keeping score at home. The former two recently signed a letter of intent to merge and work together.

However, each group has had its own competing…

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