Apple announced the AirPower wireless charging mat back in 2017. Since then, there have been rumors upon rumors about an impending launch at any given time.
Apple AirPower Release Date, Price, Specs & News
Apple has never given up entirely on AirPower, its wireless charging mat accessory. Even when times have been grim.
Is Apple going to launch AirPower this week? Maybe! Do we have even more evidence that the launch is right around the corner? We sure do.
While Apple did not announce the AirPower today, it looks like the company has not given up on the wireless charger yet. A new image showing the AirPower with an iPhone XS on it has been discovered on Apple’s Australian website hinting that Apple does indeed plan on launching the wireless charger to the public and has not abandoned it.
Report Says Apple Approved Production of AirPower Earlier This Year After Missing Initial 2018 Launch
When is Apple going to launch its wireless charging mat, AirPower? We still don’t know. But it’s starting to sound like it’s coming soon (finally).
Back in 2017, Apple unveiled its first wireless charging mat, AirPower. At the time, Apple kept a lot of the important details close to the vest, including a price point and a launch date. Since then, the company has gone dark on the subject.
Kuo believes that Apple will finally ship the AirPower along with a new version of AirPods that will come with a wireless charging case in the first half of 2019. The new AirPods will also come with upgraded W2 chip and ‘Hey Siri’ functionality.
The latest AirPower rumor points to the wireless charging pad releasing later in 2019. The Digitimes report citing sources claims that AirPower has already entered into production and will release later in 2019.
It looks like Apple is finally getting ready to launch AirPower. The company has referenced the wireless charger in its listing for the iPhone XS Smart Battery Case in Malaysia. The listing highlights the Smart Battery Case as being compatible with AirPower and other Qi-certified wireless chargers.