Nexus Q-Inspired LG Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Pad Revealed?

It looks like Google’s LG-made Nexus 4 will come with wireless charging, though it’s unclear if Google will promote the feature as heavily as Nokia is with the company’s forthcoming crop of Windows Phone 8 Lumias. The wireless charging pad press image was leaked and reveals a device that looks to be inspired by Google’s recent Nexus Q, which is a wireless social music streaming device for the living room.

nexus-wireless-charging-pad-jpgIt’s unclear at this time if the image obtained by Phone Arena┬áis legitimate or what the device would be. The slanted top edge of the pod resembles what Palm was doing with its Touchstone wireless chargers for the webOS-powered Palm Pre smartphone in the past. The device would allow users to see and operate the touchscreen while the phone is charged on a tabletop surface, similar to how a desktop cradle would work.

As Google is slated to host its ‘playground’ event on October 29, we’ll hopefully find out soon enough at that event.

The Nexus 4 is rumored to be similar to LG’s current flagship Optimus G smartphone, but will debut with a new version of Android known as Android 4.2 Key Lime Pie.