We’ve had a lot of folks asking about the wireless charging cover (CC-3066) for the recently announced Lumia 1020. As many of you know, Nokia omitted wireless charging in order to keep the device as thin and light as possible (and reduce cost, presumably). Because of that, you’ll have to pony up and clip on the CC-3066 wireless charging cover in order to go wire-free.
We managed to track one down and put it through its paces. Truth be told, it’s a slim and light addition to your phone and while it technically adds “bulk”, it seems thinner and lighter to us than the similar backplate for the Lumia 720.
Check out the pics and watch the video to see it all in action.
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