Posted September 10, 2012 by Eric Shirey in Technology

Will Nokia be Successful in Carrying Wireless Charging Mainstream?

Boston (www.avauncer.com) - With so many advancements taking place each and every day in the technology world, wireless charging is absolutely not new to the people who are well aware of all the recent updates in this arena. Even the largely admired Palm Pre that was introduced in 2009 wasn’t really the very first gadget to boast of this advanced option integrated into the device.

Presently, Nokia is expecting that its latest Windows 8 powered Lumia 920 will carry wireless charging to the worldwide consumers again and ultimately develop it to mainstream. Nokia has accepted the standard Wireless Power Consortium known as Qi, which is a Chinese word that is used to denote energy flow, declare “Chee”, and anticipates that the appeal of being proficient to recharge a Smartphone without requiring to juggle wires and swindle connectors into electric charging sockets will be largely adequate to charm customers.

Furthermore, while the newest company’s flagship Lumia 920 model has advanced Qi wireless charging feature integrated, the firm’s lower specification Lumia 820 model is expected to come out with an elective wireless recharging case. Presently, even Nokia isn’t sure enough of the common interest of customers in wireless charging so that they could include it on both its new Windows phone handsets.

The well-known Finnish based Smartphone firm has actually gone as much as teaming up with the famous Fatboy to produce a standard recharge pillow, and has also associated with the popular Virgin Atlantic carrier and Coffee Bean and Tea-Leaf Group to make the new wireless charging pads accessible to consumers.

But, it is doubtful that Virgin Atlantic carrier and the famous Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf are actually making this new charging hardware available to customers completely out of their own concern. In fact, this is more like a business deal, and it is almost certain that the Finnish company is financing it. The firm is anticipating that the possible social buzz generated by common people watching the new wireless charging pads on carriers, and also in coffee outlets will certainly encourage consumers to purchase the new Lumia handsets over the rivalry.

In this regard, even the legendary Microsoft has a record history of attempting, but it is mostly unsuccessful to influence the social facets of the common hardware. The 2 new and recent examples include Windows Phone 7, and Zune media player. The latest Zune had been featured with a new sharing option that permitted the user of one particular Zune to transmit a song to some other Zune user, thinking the user could locate another Zune user with a three day or three play standard restriction.


Eric Shirey

Eric Shireya is a former newspaper section editor and reporter who has been reporting on Fashion and Lifestyle for about 10 years. His work has been published in national business trade magazines, and can be found on wire services, in daily newspapers, in university alumni magazines, on the web, in newsletters, and more. His career highlights have included interviewing Bob Hope, laughing through a phone conversation with Richard Simmons, chatting with Melissa Etheridge, and enduring a press conference in a hot air balloon.