Ahead of pre-orders of the iPhone 8 Apple touts The mophie wireless charging base as the device that has been optimised to charge your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X quickly and easily.
Apple States “Simply set your iPhone on the wireless base and charging begins immediately. The non-slip housing ensures perfect placement and the included wall adapter means you have everything you need to get charging right in the box. Leverages Qi wireless technology to deliver safe, quick-charging speeds with up to 7.5W of power.”
However Apple does put an Asterix on the High-speed wireless charging section which looking at the fine print states “High-speed wireless charging is enabled with a free software update coming later this year.” Apple hasn’t made it clear users full options as to what they can use to enable fast charge however rumours state that users can also use usb c power adapter these range from around £50-£70 compared to the mophie wireless charging base priced at £54.95. It’s also worth noting that the mophie wireless charging base is not available for purchase yet.