Apple engineers are supposedly working on a new version of the AirPower, which is a crucial device for a future iPhone without ports

A YouTube leaker says the new AirPower prototype features the same chip as the iPhone X to dynamically manage power and heat. It’s unclear whether this accessory would be ready in time for the iPhone 12's launch, but the first images and renders of the revived AirPower have already leaked. Visit BGR’s homepage for more stories.
When Apple unveiled the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X in September 2017, the company also announced a universal wireless charging mat called AirPower. That was the year the iPhone finally got support for wireless charging. But AirPower was meant to be more than a "dumb" wireless charger requiring you to place a product in the exact right spot. It could also recharge multiple devices wirelessly at the same time, including the iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods.

However, the accessory wasn’t ready in early 2018, and then Apple went dark. Finally, in March 2019, the AirPower was canceled. The problem with the AirPower, according to reports, was it was overheating.

But it turns out the project hasn’t been completely abandoned. The AirPower device is still very much in the works, a leaker says, and it’s a critical component when it comes to Apple’s plans of making a next-gen phone.

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Leak says AirPower could be the key to the first portless iPhone originally appeared on BGR.com on Mon, 13 Apr 2020 at 15:15:29 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.
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