Apple AirPower Wireless Charging Mat Coming 2018, Supports New AirPods Case
The company announced the new AirPower mat, capable of charging up to three compatible devices and it’ll charge them all simultaneously. This means AirPower will require the newest iPhones, Apple Watches and a new AirPods case too, which shows an LED indicator on the front of the case. We first saw this when iOS 11 GM spilled the beans on some sort of new AirPods, based on this LED light.
Introducing the AirPower mat. Just set your iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods anywhere on the mat to charge them wirelessly
Your iPhone will also show the charging status of devices on the AirPower mat:
There’s no pricing on AirPower, but all we know is that it’s coming in 2018. As for the second generation AirPods case, no word on pricing or availability on that either, but let’s hope it will come standard for new AirPods shipments (fingers crossed), on top of being available as an accessory.