New IKEA Collection Blends Style with Qi Wireless Charging

by Volker Weber

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BARCELONA, Spain, March 1, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Global home furnishings retailer IKEA today announced a product launch of Qi-powered bedside tables, lamps and desks that eliminates cable mess and makes it easier to stay connected with always-charged mobile devices. IKEA said the wireless charging home furnishings will be available in Europe and North America this April, followed by a global rollout.

That's the final push Qi needs. This will work with Microsoft Lumias as well as several Android handsets.

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YES 👍

Hubert Stettner, 2015-03-01 11:08

Any chance Apple deems this to be a nice feature in the near future? In particular for this watch?

Thomas NOwak, 2015-03-01 20:57

The iPhone is out of the question, without an external jacket. Inductive charging does not work through a aluminium back. And for the watch Apple has already specified inductive charging. Expect lots of options, not necessarily from IKEA though.

Volker Weber, 2015-03-01 21:05

Endlich... :-)

Ragnar Schierholz, 2015-03-02 05:21

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