New wireless charging chip, same speed as wired charging?
just spotted this
Wireless charging at wired speeds. I am avoiding wireless charging due to the slow speed of it but if this thing works I wont need to avoid it anymore.
When available, would this work with an S5? It says it uses Qi as "its base for wireless charging". This is unclear to me, does this mean it is a Qi charger or that it simply uses some Qi stuff and then goes beyond it to provide the extra power, so it isnt actually Qi at all (if Qi is a standard then I assume this new thing doesn't confirm to that standard and so it isnt Qi, in which case it wont work with existing Qi devices?)?
What I would also like to know is does this new chip need to be in the phone itself, or would the chip they talk about be inside the back cover, or in the charging pad? Obviously if the phone itself needs to support this specific chip then its not going to be any good for s5 users, but if it is independent of anything in the phone and work would on an s5 then it may be worth waiting for it, it is apparently already in mass production so should be around soon I guess.