Samsung to Include Wireless Charging as Standard Feature in Newest Phone

NEW YORK, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Samsung, winner of “The Best Smartphone 2016” with the Galaxy S7 edge at this year’s Mobile World Congress, today announced that AirFuel Inductive, led by Powermat, would be included as a standard feature in their newest phone, The Galaxy S8. Powermat and Samsung have agreed to collaborate in embedding AirFuel Inductive wireless charging into a growing number of devices to deliver convenient wireless charging to all Samsung customers.

The news represents a major benefit to Samsung users who can access wireless charging ‘hotspots’ in public venues including over 12,000 (and growing) Starbucks locations, as part of Powermat’s national US rollout. Powermat continues to be the largest provider of free wireless charging in public venues around the world.

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