No, the new Moto X doesn’t have wireless charging. It has something better

Gigaom

Amid all of the updates Motorola brought to its second generation Moto X, there’s one that’s lacking when compared to some other flagship Google Android phones: The ability to charge the handset without wires.

For some, that may be disappointing. Don’t overlook, however, the charging method found in the Moto X because it can recharge the phone far faster than a wireless charging pad and even quicker than a standard USB plug with an optional Turbo Charger.

Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

The new Moto X can gain up to 8 hours of run-time in just 15 minutes with its included charger. How is that possible? The phone supports Qualcomm’s QuickCharge 2.0 functionality; [company]Qualcomm[/company] makes the processor chip inside the Moto X, just as it did for last year’s model.

Here’s how Qualcomm compares charging with the feature as compared to the prior iteration of it as well as standard mobile device charging:

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