Apple Website Leaks New AirPower Image Charging AirPods 2 and iPhone XS
Apple’s AirPower has become the company’s rare ‘vaporware’ moment, but that could change, as the Australian Apple website contains a hidden reference and image of the wireless charging mat.
iPhone in Canada reader Michael Bateman discovered the Australian Apple website source code contains reference to a ‘figure class’ named “image-wireless-airpower” which reveals the image seen below:
Apple’s website initially had images of AirPower when it was first announced, but the company removed them, delaying the product’s launch. Rumours in January claimed production had started for the wireless charging mat.
Bateman told iPhone in Canada he discovered the AirPower reference “a couple minutes before” he tweeted the discovery, adding “I was searching to try to see if there were any clues regarding AirPower and its launch. Recently, there has been a lot of ‘leaks’ on the Apple website.”
There seems to be a reference to the AirPower on Apple's Website. @9to5mac @iPhoneinCanada
If you go to https://t.co/005atcxs32 and inspect element, there is HTML code which includes #AirPower. Could a release be imminent?
It does not show up on the U.S. site, only on the AU. pic.twitter.com/bgksGLjl2T
— Michael Bateman (@michael8bateman) March 21, 2019
The image depicts only two devices charging on AirPower, but the charging mat was originally touted to charge three devices at once.
AirPower also has 3 thermistors, my guess is it’s because it supports 3 devices charging at once pic.twitter.com/ILs4xYCpsW
— Guilherme Rambo (@_inside) March 21, 2019
Apple’s Australian website is usually one of the first to get updated for new products. Apple announced new iPads, iMacs and AirPods 2 this week, all quietly via press release.
For Thursday, we had the embargo lifted on iPad mini 5 reviews. What will Friday hold? AirPower and the rumoured iPod touch refresh?