Reverse wireless charging is a new trend emerged in the mobile world, which enables smartphones to charge other devices including smartphones and TWS true wireless earphones wirelessly. As Huawei first introduced this feature on its Mate 20 Pro, other companies quickly followed suit.
1. Reverse wireless charging has become a trend with 4 brands launching 10 models
There are 10 models from 4 brands on the current market that support reverse wireless charging including Samsung Galaxy S10 series, Galaxy Fold, Huawei Mate 20 Pro, P30 Pro, ZTE Axon 10 Pro series. According to trusted sources, the 2019 iPhones will support reverse wireless charging to leverage the user experience of AirPods.
2. Phones that support wireless charging: 155 models!
The development of fast wireless charging makes the technology completely free from the label of “gimmicks”. 15W and 20W wireless charging have become the mainstream. Wireless charging has become an important feature for flagship smartphones. To get a deeper understanding of the wireless charging industry, above is a list of the total 155 models that support wireless charging (Updated April 2019).It is obvious that the wireless charging feature has become a trend, and more and more smartphones with reverse wireless charging will hit the market.
3. The rapid growth of TWS true wireless earphones provokes the development of reverse wireless charging
True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earphones have the ability to play stereo audio without the hassle of messy and tangle-prone wiring. Ever since the launch of Apple AirPods, numerous companies have followed with different true wireless alternatives. Second-gen AirPods come with standard charging case or optional wireless charging case, both hold multiple charges for more than 24 hours of listening time.According to research reports, the sales of the AirPods series will exceed 50 million in 2019. It was not regarded as a promising product at the time of launch, but soon become the most popular Apple product since the iPad. In the next five years, the number of shipments for TWS earphones will exceed 1 billion. It is definitely the favorable wind blowing from behind. The TWS true wireless earphones market is estimated to be the second largest just behind smartphones!
4. Major smartphone brands launching phones with reverse wireless charging
Huawei Mate 20 Pro, the first phone with reverse wireless charging.
As the world’s first phone with the reverse wireless charging function, Huawei Mate 20 Pro once again demonstrated its R&D capabilities to the world. It can charge true wireless earphones, smart watches, or another phone that supports wireless charging, which is a great innovation.
We measured 4.09V/0.72A 2.94W power output during our test. It is very suitable for charging devices like sport bands, smart watches, and true wireless earphones.
Huawei P30 Pro continues to bring wireless reverse charging technology. It can charge other devices that support wireless charging anytime, anywhere, such as TWS earphones, mice, electric razors, electric toothbrushes, etc.
Samsung Galaxy S10 series with wireless reverse charging
In the early morning of February 21, Samsung held a new Galaxy Unpacked 2019 event in San Francisco. In addition to the Galaxy Fold and Galaxy S10, it also launched a series of accessories, including Galaxy Buds, the true wireless earphones. Galaxy Buds supports wireless charging and can be reverse charged with the S10 series and Galaxy Fold.
ZTE Axon 10 Pro
The ZTE Axon 10 Pro series are powered by Snapdragon 855 mobile platform with 4000mAh large battery, all capable of QC4+, wired and wireless quick charge, and wireless reverse charging.
The upcoming 2019 iPhones will support reverse wireless charging
According to TFI Securities research analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the 2019 iPhones will be equipped with reverse wireless charging feature. The iPhone will double as a wireless charging pad to charge other devices such as Apple’s AirPods, improving the user experience.
5. ChargerLAB conclusion
Reverse wireless charging is already a trend, so smartphone manufacturers have enough reasons to follow up. First of all, it is a good marketing point. In addition, it is a perfect feature for low-power devices. Moreover, it enables a closed-loop ecosystem for smartphone manufacturers to offer a combination of smartphones and TWS earphones, which help to build brand stickiness.