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QI wireless charging

Does anyone know if the model x will come with QI wireless charging for your cell phones.

vperl | August 12, 2016

"soon"

eric.zucker | August 12, 2016

it doesn't.
My phones don't support Qi, so I'm not well versed in the ecosystem.
I suspect you can find 3rd party chargers that will run from the 12V outlet, should be no big deal.

ir | August 14, 2016

Trust me, you want to physically secure your phone, so you might as well plug it in. I rested my phone on the charging dock instead of plugging it in and floored it. My phone went flying.

Phone charging on a mat in a Tesla = deadly projectile for passengers.

MyXinTx | August 27, 2016

I am a huge fan of QI wireless charging, especially now with my Note 7 no more of those tenuous recieving adapters.

I have always had it in my cars, now I added this device just above the hazard flashers.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FRURA1O/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpag...

It holds the phone very well, at least for the last 3 weeks, and I hope it does not affect the figured ash insert but those 3M adhesive pads are usually benign.

I power the device with a long USB cable inconspicuously run from the center console, or you can get those ODB port power adapters and run it under the steering wheel and dash which I actually prefer.

It works perfectly and charges like any other standard QI charger. The Android app "Ampere" shows on average 300-500 mA, so a good amount of current is getting through, even with a thin rubber case.

I have also tested these other items, but could not find an acceptable mounting location.

By the way, I am not a fan of the location that Tesla provides for the phone although the available charging is a nice feature...The location make it difficult, almost unsafe to interact with...(yes, I am that kind of person to do that while driving...Thanks AP)

So until they release Android Auto capabilities and the phone icons are on the display....

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00OIEMV56/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpag...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01HBEY8Z0/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpag...

Don Schmidt | August 31, 2016

Mophie offers a Qi charger that holds their battery case magnetically vertical if wanted. Worth a look if you're interested.

Don
Vancouver, WA

dvanlier | August 31, 2016

I have the mophie case and charger, and it works pretty well.

eddiemoy | September 2, 2016

Is anyone else not scared of the harmful health side effects of wireless charging? I mean being exposed to this for an extended period of time.