iPhone 8 used glass casing for wireless charging”
The alleged glass casing of the iPhone 8 is used so that the device is a wireless charger.
That claims KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, according to MacRumors.
The glass back would be the wireless oplaadfrequenties better to pass through than a metal alternative. Although wireless charging is also possible with, for example, an aluminum housing, a signal this more difficult to receive.
The analyst expected that Pegatron, the wireless charger base for the iPhone will produce, because manufacturer Hon Hai is already focused on the production of an OLED screen for the smartphone.
Kuo claimed that the next iPhone has a glass back. According to him, there will be three models of iPhone on the market, instead of two as in the previous iPhones.
It is, according to the analyst, still not sure if all new iPhones in 2017 of a wireless charger will be provided. It is possible that the technology of only one of the more expensive models are added, and then all the iPhones in 2018 a wireless charger.