iPhone 8 is expected to feature long waited wireless charging technology. A recent Chinese report suggesting that a Taiwanese supplier has signed a component contract with Apple.

Lite-On Semi has reportedly obtained half of the orders for GPP bridge rectifiers that will be used in the wireless charger for the upcoming iPhones, the report cited industry sources as saying.

Lite-On Semi’s share price on the TSE rallied by its daily 10% limit.

Apple is working on long-range charging that allows multiple devices to charge anywhere within range of around 20 feet, Comparing it to the type wireless charging used by some Android phones offers very limited benefits. you need to place your phone in particular position and you cannot charge your phone while holding it. Apple might took a long time to introduce it but company is making sure that you still can charge your while holding and give its users a true wireless charging solution.