Charge your phone THROUGH THE AIR!

Xiaomi Air Charge
(Image credit: Xiaomi)

Smartphone specialist Xiaomi has unveiled an exciting new way to charge your mobile devices called Air Charge. As the name suggests, it's the next evolution of wireless charging that can boost your battery through the air – almost like receiving a WiFi signal. 

Conventional charging methods, whether wired or wireless, rely on some kind of physical contact between the device and charging unit, whether it's in the form of a cable or a charging plate. Xiaomi's new Mi Air Charge technology, however, does not require any physical contact. 

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!