Integrated Device Technology Inc. (IDT) announced that its latest wireless charging transmitter and receiver chipset is used in the Xiaomi Mobile flagship smartphone MI MIX 2S and wireless charging pad for easy and convenient charging. Both the Xiaomi MI MIX 2S smartphone and charging pad accessory are certified to the Wireless Power Consortium’s (WPC) Qi charging protocol and are interoperable with other wireless charging devices on the market. The Xiaomi smartphone implements the Qi Baseline Power Profile (BPP) with a proprietary operation mode for a faster smartphone charging experience. 

“IDT is proud to have been selected by Xiaomi, a leader in smartphone innovation and technology, to jointly pioneer wireless charging solutions for the China and global markets,” said Chris Stephens, general manager of IDT’s Mobile Power and Sensing Division. “The implementation of the WPC Qi protocol in the Xiaomi flagship device brings the convenience of wireless charging to a much wider audience through their expansive retail infrastructure.”

“Xiaomi is also very excited to adopt wireless power technology from IDT which is the global leader in wireless power into our MI MIX 2S smartphone and transmitter accessory pad. This is our first model to use wireless charging to bring good value and user experience to the consumer market,” said Zhi Yuan Zang, product marketing director at Xiaomi. “Xiaomi products will enter a new era with wireless power.”

IDT is the global leader in wireless power solutions for both the receivers (Rx) used in smartphones and other applications, as well as the transmitters (Tx) used in charging pads and automotive in-car applications.