Apple Watch Charger Works on Moto 360, Suggests Qi Wireless Standard [VIDEO]

Apple charger moto 360

The Apple Watch charges wirelessly via its magnetic charger, which now looks to be based on the Qi open standard. How? One AppleInsider reader was able to charge his Moto 360 smartwatch using the Apple Watch Sport charger, shown in the video seen below:

This suggests Apple Watch could possibly be charged via a Qi-compatible charging mat—expect more videos and tests to emerge as we progress throughout the day.

Americans won’t be able to test this at Starbucks charging stations though, as they are equipped with competing PMA technology (which recently agreed to merge with fellow wireless charging group A4WP).

Let us know if you have any Qi-compatible powermats and if they can charge your Apple Watch.

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  • wuju

    If that is true, they it’ll be a lot cheaper to buy 3rd party Qi compatible charger than one from apple. Which would you guys recommend? Good quality one so it would cause damage to the Apple Watch of course.

  • wuju

    wouldn’t cause damage to the Apple Watch – I meant…