Apple's given fans that are eagerly anticipating its long-delayed wireless charging pad another scrap of hope.
When the listing for the new the listing in the company's Malaysian online store.went live, it said, "The Smart Battery Case is compatible with AirPower Wireless Charging Mat and other Qi‑certified chargers." That sentence soon disappeared from the site in most regions, but as of this writing it still appears in
This has happened more than once since Apple initiallywith a scheduled release for sometime in 2018. Mentions on its site in September 2018 and it was for the and . But the about it at the October iPad event.
As of mid-January, however, rumors have started to circulate that it's actually in production. The mat's appearance on Apple's site may have been evidence of Apple's intention to ship it in conjunction with the new charging cases.