Samsung-branded Qi wireless charging pad stops by the FCC for a dismantling

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Daniel Cooper
February 11, 2013 8:23 AM
Samsung-branded Qi wireless charging pad stops by the FCC for a dismantling

Samsung may be trying to usurp Qi's wireless-charging dominance, but for the moment it still has to play along with the de-facto industry standard. That's why the company has pushed this Qi-compatible wireless charging plate onto the green baize of the FCC's poker table, likely in preparation for a commercial release. Peel away the plastic and you'll find a beefy arc reactor electromagnet nestled at the heart of the device -- and since the Commission was kind enough to publish some pictures, we've thrown them into the gallery below.

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Samsung-branded Qi wireless charging pad stops by the FCC for a dismantling