Google might switch back to wireless charging with its Google Pixel 3 smartphone. This information has come from leaks that identify from source codes linked to the next version of the Android OS, the Android P, which is at beta testing stage. It may be recalled here that Some of the phones launched by Google earlier in the Nexus series, bearing suffixes 4, 5, 6 and 7, used to have the wireless charging feature.
It is in the Developerâ€™s Preview, third edition of the report that the reference to the wireless charging facility has been found to be mentioned a number of times. What is also interesting is that the references comes with the preface com.google instead of com.android and that Dreamliner will be the name given to the new series of wireless charging docks that will be created under the Connected Devices. It is also learnt that Google might franchise many companies to manufacture the docks.
However, for testing purposes, the Dreamliner is already available in-house and Google might ensure that not much information is let out until the official launch of the wireless charging docks.
Some of the other information gleaned from these leaks suggest that the Pixel 3 may also sport a dual selfie camera setup. The body needs to be glass to facilitate the wireless charging which also can be understood from the leaks.
Experts feel competition might have forced Googleâ€™s hand in bringing back the wireless charging with Samsung and Apple including it in their flagships
Earlier reports have also suggested that Pixel 3 may not house a notch. Following the rave reviews the Google Pixel 2XL received in the market, particularly for the software functioning, it might be the turn of the hardware design that Google may focus on to get the near-perfect smartphone yet. It could rope in some of the known phone makers who have displayed the best device building capabilities. Names like Lenovo and Vivo are being thrown about.