Ditch the cord and join the wireless charger revolution. These are the best wireless charging accessories, pads, and stations for Android devices.
1. Best Dual Wireless Charging Station: DigiYes Double-Position Inductive Wireless Charger
Most of the wireless charging stations you see require precise placement, and only charge one device at a time. This charger from DigiYes doesn’t have either of those limitations. Great for couples and families, or for single people who just have a lot of devices to keep charged.
Works with all Qi-enabled devices
No “secret spots” for charging, you can place device pretty much anywhere
Prevents overcharging with standby mode
Color-coded charging light
Charges two devices at once
Indicator lights lack detailed info
Qi-disabled devices need to purchase extra Qi receiver
You must remove case prior to charging
Some devices may be too large to allow for simultaneous charging
Flashing charge light is annoying if you keep this in your bedroom
2. Best Android Wireless Charging Accessory: Intsun Universal QI Wireless Charging Receiver Film
Intsun® Universal QI Wireless Charging Receiver Film is fairly simple to install, and is just 1.1 millimeters thick. This ensures that it adds almost no weight to your device when installed.
Fairly simple to install
Lifespan: 4000 recharge cycles
Requires precise placement
Limited charging distance
Installation is fairly easy for most, but some extreme technophobes or elderly seniors may balk at installation
Some of these items have been known to arrive damaged from transit
3. Best Smartphone & Tablet Battery Charger: LG Wireless Charging Pad
Wireless charging is great for people who have a tendency to misplace their charging cables. This LG charging pad will work with non-LG devices as well, making this a smart buy for households where nobody even owns an LG smartphone.
Made by LG, a reputable brand
Strong enough to charge devices even through thick cases
Cord is nice and long, a whopping five feet
May not work with all Android smartphones: requires devices with wireless charging compatibility built in, or a wireless charge cover
LED charging indicator is too simplistic, lacks rich data
Somewhat more expensive than comparable charging systems
Sometimes stops charging before hitting 100 percent
Charging station is finicky, may require phone to be placed on it “just so”
4. Best Wireless Charging Stand for Android: TYLT Vu Wireless Charger
This TYLT Vu Wireless Charger is ideal for someone who wants a wireless charging experience, but also wants to be able to stand their phone up on a desk or table. In addition, this charger has excellent visual impact.
Multiple color options
Allows you to see notifications while sitting at your desk
Works with all Qi-enabled phones
Reportedly charges just as fast as a wired charger
A bit too small to hold some Android tablets comfortably
Device screen may flash on and off as device nears full charge
Some user reviews indicate charger can overheat
Angle is not adjustable
Cord can come unplugged too easily
5. Best Multi-Position Wireless Charging Station: ADATA USA Elite CE700 Wireless Charging Stand
The ADATA USA Elite CE700 is unique, as it allows you to use it in multiple positions. Packed with numerous automatic features, this is a worry-free charging device for wireless charger fans.
Automatic overheating protection ensures your charger and device won’t get too hot
Automatic power-saving mode ensures no wasted power when not in use
Foreign object detection system alerts you to any metallic objects blocking charge
Stand may slide around on some surfaces
Does not come with a wall adapter
You may need to remove phone or tablet from its case prior to charging
Charge light indicator hard to see
Charging is very slow
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