Verizon to offer wireless charging for HTC's Windows Phone 8X

US mobile network Verizon is likely to offer the new HTC Windows Phone 8X with wireless charging, the Verge has reported.

Citing "sources with knowledge of Verizon's Windows Phone plans," the publication has reported that the HTC 8X, which was officially unveiled yesterday, will support wireless charging exclusively for Verizon customers in the "near future."

The Verizon version of the 8X will join the Nokia Lumia 920, which is exclusive to Verizon competitor AT&T, in having wireless charging built in to the handset. Apparently the mobile network will announce this feature in the next few weeks.

At an event in San Francisco yesterday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer introduced the new range of Windows Phone 8 handsets that will run on the company's latest mobile operating system. These include the HTC 8X and 8S range, Nokia's Lumia 920 and Lumia 820 as well as the Samsung Ativ S. Huawei is due to unveil its own Windows Phone 8 offering soon.