OnePlus 5T isn't getting the wireless charging technology support, confirms CEO Pete Lau. Dash Charge produces an eye-watering 20 watts of power, while the best - and most expensive - wireless charging pad maxes out at 15.
For wireless charging to be convenient, there needs to be charging pads positioned around your home, which can add up to a significant expense, said Lau. However, it will not feature wireless charging abilities. Moreover, chances are, probably because Lau believes wireless charging technology has a lot of scopes to grow, the upcoming OnePlus phones may not wireless charging support anytime soon. The company's approach has been to offer technology that best serves the majority of its users, also striking a balance between price and features. Until then, we'll stick to Dash Charge. In another news, the price of the OnePlus 5T is now reported to be the same as of the previously launched OnePlus 5 - a move that may disappoint OnePlus 5 owners. Firstly, he says that wired quick charging solution outshines wireless on quantitative measures.
It is to be noted that even Google has not yet accepted the idea of wireless charging completely since it has not been integrated into the recently launched Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL smartphones. But, you can get excited experience when you use a smartphone that has made a use of dash charge technology.
Alongside abandoning wireless charging, it has reportedly been found that OnePlus is not making any changes to the price of the OnePlus 5T and will sell the new handset at the price of the OnePlus 5.
There's also the requirement of having to align the phone on a pad. Wireless charging is an exciting concept that has matured over the years. You can't pick up your phone to game or take a photo while charging. Dash Charge makes that process a bit easier, by letting you top off your phone in a little over an hour from zero. "We'll consider adopting the wireless charging technology when the time is right".