Last year, Apple took a long overdue step and finally gave the new iPhone generation a wireless charging option. Unlike usual, Apple relies on the generally accepted Qi standard. However, at the same time they announced a much better on the standard-based charging mat called AirPower for the iPhone 8 (Plus), iPhone X, the Apple Watch and the AirPods. It may come out next month along with a new AirPod case.
Following Apple's loading mat last September AirPower for the iPhone, the Apple Watch and the AirPods, it was quiet quietly about Apple's Qi charger.Now, new movement in the topic could come According to a current report that the American electronics chain "Best Buy" at the end of March first Although the website The Apple Post did not always turn out to be reliable in the past, k might in this rumor actually be something to it.
Even a few days ago it was rumored that Apple could hold a first event in the next two months to present new hardware. In addition to the large products, the company could also call a price and release date for the loading mat. Currently, it is believed that this could cost about 200 euros.
At the same time, the new case for the AirPods could appear, which can be charged via AirPower. This could come in two versions in the shops. While the variant for retailers also includes AirPods in addition to the new case, Apple could sell the case individually in its own shops. The wireless charging case could go here for about 70 euros over the counter.
Whether Apple will release both devices in March, of course, is not confirmed. Eventually, the company will also opt for a short-term release without much notice, as most recently with the AirPods. Even the pre-order start for the HomePod received in January only a short-term advance information.