Ikea unveils furniture that will charge your mobile phone

Ikea, the furniture retailer, has used Mobile World Congress to unveil a range of items fitted with wireless charging stations for mobile gadgets.

Ikea: launches furniture with charging points for mobile devices
Ikea: launches furniture with charging points for mobile devices

The range, which will be launched in Europe and North America in April, will include lamps, bedside tables, tables and standalone charging pads. All will obviously require their own power.

The wireless charging technology featured is the Qi standard from the Wireless Power Consortium, which is supported by 81 smartphone models including the new Samsung S6, according to Mashable.


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