News Articles

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

10,000 more public wireless charging points expected in Japan next year

Around 10,000 new wireless charging points will be installed in public places across Japan within the next six months, according to a new report. The chargers, which use the Qi standard, will enable users to recharge compatible mobile devices without plugging in a cable.

Hiroyuki Yoshida, Vice President of Product Planning at NTT Docomo, made the announcement last week. The mobile network operator has already sold more than 1.8 million Qi-capable mobile phones.

At the moment there are around 3000 Qi public charging points situated in approximately 500 locations across Japan, including coffee shops and airport lounges.

[Wireless Power Consortium blog]

Print
Author: The Fonecast
0 Comments
Rate this article:
No rating

Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, NewsNumber of views: 1398

Tags: japanbatteryqi

Leave a comment

Name:
Email:
Comment:
CAPTCHA image
Enter the code shown above in the box below.
Add comment

Name:
Email:
Subject:
Message:
x

Follow thefonecast.com

Twitter @TheFonecast RSS podcast feed
Find us on Facebook Subscribe free via iTunes

Archive Calendar

«March 2017»
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
272812345
6789101112
13141516171819
20212223242526
272829303112
3456789

Archive

Terms Of Use | Privacy Statement