With each iteration of the iPhone, Apple seems determined to reduce the smartphone's size and the number of physical ports it has.

The latest speculation -- that the company may introduce wireless charging on its next iPhone -- indicates Apple may be considering cutting wires (and another port) all together.

Earlier this month,Ming-Chi Kuo, a financial analyst highly regarded for his accurate Apple predictions, asserted that the next iterations of the iPhone will include wireless charging.

And earlier this week, it was revealed that Apple in January joined the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), which promotes the Qi magnetic resonance charging specification.

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