OnePlus confirms flagship OnePlus 8 Pro will get wireless charging

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OnePlus continues its daily drop of OnePlus 8 news, this time revealing the top model will get wireless charging.

The OnePlus wireless charging solution will be called Warp Charge 30 Wireless, referring to a maximum charging rate of 30 Watts.

This allows a 30 minute charge to get the flagship phone from 0% to 50%. Of course, we don’t yet know how big the battery will be but rumours circulating suggest it might be the biggest capacity on a OnePlus device yet.

The launch event will take place on April 14th at 4pm BST.

Of course, at this rate the only thing left for Pete Lau to reveal on stage will be the pricing and colour selection!


Official Press Release

Shenzhen, April 7, 2020—Global smartphone brand OnePlus announced today that it will introduce its first wireless charging solution—Warp Charge 30 Wireless—on the ultra-premium flagship phone in the new OnePlus 8 series, which launches on April 14. Warp Charge 30 Wireless will be capable of providing a 50% charge in just 30 minutes, bringing OnePlus users a more burdenless fast charging experience.

As a leader in speed, OnePlus is always exploring the fastest and most advanced technologies to offer the best possible user experience. Not only will the new Warp Charge 30 Wireless be one of the fastest wireless charging solutions on the market, but it is also one of the company’s most innovative endeavors towards achieving a truly wireless, cable-free future.

At its peak, Warp Charge 30 Wireless can charge at 30W, using a series of isolated charging pumps to deliver one of the most powerful wireless charging solutions in the industry. The Warp wireless direct charging architecture utilizes a customized chip to better communicate between the wireless charging dock and the phone for improved charging efficiency.

“We design our products to solve the problems our users face,” said OnePlus Founder and CEO Pete Lau. “New technologies are only implemented after they’ve been thoroughly tested and meet our standards for a top-quality user experience. After three years of extensive R&D, we are excited to finally bring one of the world’s fastest wireless charging technologies to our users.”

To learn more about OnePlus Warp Charge 30 Wireless, please visit https://forums.oneplus.com/threads/deep-dive.1209888/.


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