HMD Global’s new Nokia 8 Siroccos uses IDT’s chipset as the Qi wireless charging solution.
09 Mar 2018
SAN JOSE, Calif., March 9, 2018 – Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT) (NASDAQ: IDTI) announced today that its latest wireless charging chipset is used in HMD Global’s new premium smartphone, the Nokia 8 Sirocco, which was launched last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. HMD Global is the home of Nokia phones.
Thanks to the IDT® chipset, the Nokia 8 Sirocco supports the popular Qi wireless charging standard, which allows consumers to quickly and easily charge their smartphones wirelessly without the need for cumbersome cables.
“IDT and HMD Global have engaged closely to apply the latest, leading-edge wireless charging design inside a highly crafted, ultra-slim smartphone,” said Laurence McGarry, director of product marketing for IDT’s Wireless Power Division. “HMD Global has re-established the Nokia smartphone brand by introducing new and creative ideas – including the addition of Qi-certified wireless charging based on IDT’s latest, high efficiency chipset.”
IDT is the global leader in wireless power solutions for the receivers used in smartphones and other applications, as well as the wireless power transmitters used in charging pads and automotive in-car applications. To learn more about IDT’s wireless power technology visit idt.com/wirelesspower.
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