Latest in Google

Image credit:

Google debuts new wireless charging pad with support for Nexus 5 and 7

Brad Molen
10.31.13
9 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Sponsored Links

Last year, Google unveiled a new wireless charging pad alongside the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10, and the company has taken advantage of 2013 to come up with another one. This new charging pad has been announced in tandem with the Nexus 5, and will include support for it and the Nexus 7. It's supposed to go on sale in the Play Store today, though pricing is still an unknown. So what's different this time around? The new pad, which should work with any device that offers Qi compatibility, has been completely redesigned (it's shaped like a square instead of a hockey puck) and now features magnets that will make it easier for devices to stick on it -- provided those phones and tablets in question have magnets built in as well. We'll have more information about the chargers as we get it, so stay tuned!

Nicole Lee contributed to this post.

All products recommended by Engadget are selected by our editorial team, independent of our parent company. Some of our stories include affiliate links. If you buy something through one of these links, we may earn an affiliate commission.
Comment
Comments
Share
9 Shares
Share
Tweet
Share
Save

Popular on Engadget

The 2019 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

The 2019 Engadget Holiday Gift Guide

View
Amazon discounts the Echo Show 8 by $30 before it's available

Amazon discounts the Echo Show 8 by $30 before it's available

View
Twitch makes it easier for first-time streamers to get started

Twitch makes it easier for first-time streamers to get started

View
UEFA Champions League is coming to CBS All Access in 2021

UEFA Champions League is coming to CBS All Access in 2021

View
'Minecraft Earth' early access arrives in the US

'Minecraft Earth' early access arrives in the US

View

From around the web

Page 1Page 1ear iconeye iconFill 23text filevr