The Google Pixel 6 will reportedly supply a brand new Pixel Stand for wi-fi charging that can eclipse what’s on supply type the highest Samsung Galaxy and Apple iPhone handsets.
An Android Police unique report claims the brand new Pixel Stand will help 23W wi-fi charging when it arrives this autumn.
The “Google Pixel 23W WL Stand” has popped up in a retail itemizing for “one of many main US carriers” based on the report. The retailer is unnamed, presumably to guard the report’s supply.
The present Pixel Stand solely helps 10W wi-fi charging, so it will be a significant increase if the report proves to be correct.
It could give Google bragging rights over Apple’s iPhone 12, which solely provides a most of 15W wi-fi charging by way of the MagSafe expertise and solely 7.5W from a normal Qi wi-fi charger. Telephones just like the Samsung Galaxy S21 vary maxes out at 15W, so Google would have a leg-up right here too.
Nonetheless, if Google does increase the Pixel Stand to 23W it’d nonetheless be miles behind OnePlus, which might handle 50W wi-fi charging with extra doubtlessly nonetheless to return by the tip of the yr.
On the draw back, the brand new Pixel Stand wouldn’t present an on the spot bonus out of the field for Pixel 6 consumers. It’s nearly sure to command a further price, identical to the unique £69 Pixel Stand.
Nonetheless, given the corporate reportedly doesn’t intend to incorporate a charger within the field anyway, the presence of a greater Pixel Stand may give customers extra selection.
Google has confirmed the Pixel 6 and Pixel 6 Pro will probably be accessible within the autumn with a model new design, improved digital camera arrays, Android 12 and the brand new Google Tensor processor.