A new IndieGoGo campaign has been set off to get the Qi standard wireless charging onto the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active smartphone. This fund raising project will act as a pre-order listing for the accessory rather than an actual Kickstarter fundraiser, so regardless of the goals, the product will be manufactured. Known as the WiQiQi Active, the accessory is a simple solution for users tired of trying to pry open the micro USB port every time.
Users basically have to place this directly over the battery and close the battery door which will make sure it stays in place. The video demo below will give you a brief idea of its functioning. Users can pre order the WiQiQi Active for $22 within the U.S. or $26 if you live outside the U.S. They are also selling the WiQiQi Active with a Versa Qi charging pad for $62 within the U.S. and $72 elsewhere. The WiQiQi Active will begin shipping from September. This accessory comes from Monster Watts which has made similar wireless charging accessories for the Galaxy Note II, Galaxy S4 and the Galaxy S III.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active has been in the news for all the wrong reasons since recently. Some AT&T users complained of having their smartphones water damaged after some mishaps. With the battery door being awfully hard to pry open, this will be a great solution for users of the Galaxy S4 Active.
Via: Android Police