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Hello,
I couldn't understand whether the QI wireless charging system comes with all versions of Ioniq hybrid, can anyone tell?

Waiting for my car, I see cheap and 'universal' QI receivers are available both for iPhone and android phones: did anybody try something similar yet? Worth getting one?

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In the UK , QI is only available on the Premium and Premium SE .
 

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Every country or sales network has own different set of trim options. Check your trim set if the QI is included or not from your order.

Samsung S4 does not include QI as factory default, but i bought cheap Chinese magnetic field receiver attached inside of the phone cover and its working very good.

Is it worth of try? Yes, because those receivers are so cheap and QI-standard is so simple that it is easy to implement even in cheap ones. Anyhow i do not take responsibility of Chinese products but if the receiver is stamped as QI it should work OK.

Samsung S4 has a on-board connector (two wire, plus and minus) for the receiver, but same way it will work on USB connected receiver too.
 

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the Qi wireless charging works well, I have a windows Lumia 950 phone, just drop it on the charger when I get n the car the light goes orange and the phone charges, thelight goes green when the device is fully charged


no need for wires or plugging things in,


if available and you can get the relevant adaptor for you phone (if it don't have wireless charging) it is well worth having
 

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When ordering USB-to-QI adapter/receiver you have to choose from 2 options - which way the USB connetor is in your phone/pad to get a flat cable to bend nicely under to the back cover.
 

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Thank you guys, I ordered a comfort Ioniq (middle model in Italy, where we have classic, comfort and style) with the plus pack, and it should have QI. Will try to get a cheap receiver for my iPhone and post results here, as soon as I get my car.
 

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The QI recever works same way with Apple Lightning connector too: iPhone 6 Qi Wireless Charging Made Possible - Qi Wireless Charging

With Lightning you do not need to care about the orientation of the connector in the phone/pad. Lightning fits both ways.

Of course in both cases (USB and Lightning QI receiver) the connector in the phone/pad is reserved for charging only so it is not available i.e. for Apple CarPlay at the same time.
 

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The QI recever works same way with Apple Lightning connector too: iPhone 6 Qi Wireless Charging Made Possible - Qi Wireless Charging

With Lightning you do not need to care about the orientation of the connector in the phone/pad. Lightning fits both ways.

Of course in both cases (USB and Lightning QI receiver) the connector in the phone/pad is reserved for charging only so it is not available i.e. for Apple CarPlay at the same time.
Yes I already saw some receivers at Amazon, even if - as you notice - having one of these would occupy the lightning port (or USB on android).
A better solution could be, apart of course a phone which has qi onboard, to find a cover with qi and that leaves the port free, but I don't think this is possible- where would qi get power from?
Thanks anyway!
 

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My wife and I both have iPhones, so I've switched the Qi off, but it does raise a very minor annoyance – it would be so much neater if the USB socket in the armrest supported Car Play, so I could run a lightning cable discretely along the armrest, rather than having to have it dangle between the centre console and the phone slot.
 

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My wife and I both have iPhones, so I've switched the Qi off, but it does raise a very minor annoyance – it would be so much neater if the USB socket in the armrest supported Car Play, so I could run a lightning cable discretely along the armrest, rather than having to have it dangle between the centre console and the phone slot.
I agree wireless charge is something I can live without, CarPlay is more interesting. So the only port we can use for it is the one on the centre console?
I never tried CarPlay, and am curious to test for example navigation both with Apple Maps and the Ioniq navigator (should be TomTom software, right?) :)
 

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the Qi wireless charging works well, I have a windows Lumia 950 phone, just drop it on the charger when I get n the car the light goes orange and the phone charges, thelight goes green when the device is fully charged


no need for wires or plugging things in,


if available and you can get the relevant adaptor for you phone (if it don't have wireless charging) it is well worth having


My phone is a Lumia 1520 with QI but unfortunately does not fit in the charging cradle:crying:, its just too big:D.
 

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I agree wireless charge is something I can live without, CarPlay is more interesting. So the only port we can use for it is the one on the centre console?
I never tried CarPlay, and am curious to test for example navigation both with Apple Maps and the Ioniq navigator (should be TomTom software, right?) :)
Yup, it only works with the USB between the two 12v outlets in the centre of the console.

Ioniq satnav is tomtom. It seems that Apple maps picks up the route from the main satnav and shows it if you switch from tomtom navigation - clever. Also, if you park then disconnect your phone, you get a lock screen reminder or where you parked it
 

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I'm underwhelmed by Apple CarPlay unfortunately, especially Maps. I prefer the Ioniq's SatNav to Apple Maps, and actually I am using Waze currently, and everything else is going over Bluetooth.

Until CarPlay supports other SatNav apps, like Waze, then I won't really use it, which is a pity, as I do like the Phone and Message integration, and my favourite podcast player is supported (Overcast).
 

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I'm underwhelmed by Apple CarPlay unfortunately, especially Maps. I prefer the Ioniq's SatNav to Apple Maps, and actually I am using Waze currently, and everything else is going over Bluetooth.

Until CarPlay supports other SatNav apps, like Waze, then I won't really use it, which is a pity, as I do like the Phone and Message integration, and my favourite podcast player is supported (Overcast).
May I ask you why you don't like Maps? I found it was greatly improved recently, I'm often using it instead of Google Maps.
Or is it a problem with it when using it via CarPlay?

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I think I am used to the ease and versatility of Waze.

I don't see the roadworks or the traffic congestion on Apple Maps as compared to the Ioniq satnav, let alone Waze.
I wasn't able to work out how to access my iPhone contacts in Maps, nor could it find my dentist (I live quite far away from mine, and usually takes 90 minutes to get there!). I don't have this problem with Waze.
There's a lot I can 'customise' in Waze, like only have voice alerts for speed cameras, roadworks, and not for turn-by-turn directions.

Maybe I should give Apple Maps another chance?
 

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I think I am used to the ease and versatility of Waze.

I don't see the roadworks or the traffic congestion on Apple Maps as compared to the Ioniq satnav, let alone Waze.
I wasn't able to work out how to access my iPhone contacts in Maps, nor could it find my dentist (I live quite far away from mine, and usually takes 90 minutes to get there!). I don't have this problem with Waze.
There's a lot I can 'customise' in Waze, like only have voice alerts for speed cameras, roadworks, and not for turn-by-turn directions.

Maybe I should give Apple Maps another chance?
I believe it depends on your area coverage, I mean if Maps has good coverage of your area you get good performances - for example here in Italy I do have traffic indications and suggestions (Maps suggests a faster road when there's a traffic jam).

But it's true sometimes Google Maps "knows more", it has more detailed maps and more info in some zones. Don't know about Waze actually, I only tried using it once and found Google Maps was more helpful in that situation. What maps does it use, its own? Does it work with CarPlay?
 
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