Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo says the . This means the next iPhone could share some battery juice with other iPhones or the via its wireless charging case. If Kuo's predictions are true, it shows Apple catching up to Samsung, whose newest can charge other devices like the earbuds and the .
As reported by 9to5Mac, Kuo also predicts that the 2019 iPhones will have larger batteries and, in turn, even better battery life. Obviously these are just rumors, but Kuo has a decent track record of reporting features on future Apple products. Being able to charge your AirPods on the back of your phone could be a beautiful thing.
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Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
Originally published April 1 at 1:39 p.m. PT