Xiaomi announced “Forget cables and charging pads with the revolutionary Mi Air Charge technology”. In a few years, if all goes well, you should be able to charge your smartphone without having to plug it in or place it on a charging station. The Chinese manufacturer introduced at the end of January An innovative concept of fully wireless charger Able to transmit energy within a radius of several meters.
This new type of charger comes in the form of an occasional piece of furniture. It contains five antennas to accurately detect the location of the phone in the room. The second network of 140 antennas transmit high-frequency millimeter waves that the smartphone will convert into energy using a rectifier circuit.
It can save the sender 5W wireless charging for multiple devices Within a radius of several meters. Physical obstacles will not affect charging efficiency. Xiaomi confirms that its technology will be compatible with other portable things, such as connected watches, fitness bands or tablets, but also with fixed equipment in the living room, such as speakers and lights.
No release date has been suggested for Mi Air Charge. According to a brand representative interviewed by The Verge specialist, the product is still in the concept stage. The Chinese manufacturer is set to unveil its latest Mi 11 smartphone at a press conference on Monday, February 8th.