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Android 15 Introduces NFC Wireless Charging

Android 15 is looking to revolutionize the way we charge our devices. This latest update promises to enhance charging efficiency, speed, and convenience like never before.

By Jaako | on 23.05.2024 at 13:36 GMT+0200. | Modified 27.05.2024 at 10:22 GMT+0200.

Android 15 Introduces NFC Wireless Charging

Android 15 is set to revolutionize how we charge our devices with the introduction of NFC Wireless Charging. 📱⚡

🔹 What is NFC Wireless Charging?

  • Unlike traditional Qi wireless charging, which requires a certain amount of space for a charging receiver coil, NFC Wireless Charging operates differently.
  • It utilizes significantly smaller antennas, some of which can be less than 1 cm in size.
  • These compact antennas can be integrated into tiny devices like earbuds, styluses, smartwatches, and tracker tags.
  • The same antenna serves both for NFC data transfers and charging, optimizing space usage.

🔹 Why is this Exciting?

  • Google has actively worked on incorporating NFC Wireless Charging into Android 15.
  • The recent Android 15 beta 1 includes changes to the operating system’s NFC stack.
  • A new class called NfcCharging manages NFC charging events, making it easier to implement this technology.
  • Android 15 also includes WLC-related additions to the NFC APIs, signaling the integration of NFC Wireless Charging.

🔹 What’s Next?

  • Imagine charging your earbuds by simply placing them near your phone!
  • Developers can now explore creative ways to leverage NFC Wireless Charging in their accessories and gadgets.
  • We’re on the cusp of a new era in wireless power delivery.

Sources: Androidauthority, HT Tech, Mashable, Medium

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