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Top 5 Best Wireless Charging Accessories for Android

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

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(DigiYes)

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.

Buy it here.


Pros:

  • 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

  • Cons:

  • 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

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    (Intsun)

    IntsunĀ® 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.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:

  • Universal product
  • Thin design
  • Fairly simple to install
  • Lifespan: 4000 recharge cycles

  • Cons:

  • 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

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    (LG)

    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.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:

  • Made by LG, a reputable brand
  • Attractive design
  • Portable
  • Strong enough to charge devices even through thick cases
  • Cord is nice and long, a whopping five feet

  • Cons:

  • 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

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    (TYLT VU)

    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.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:

  • Bold design
  • 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

  • Cons:

  • 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

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    (ADATA USA)

    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.

    Buy it here.


    Pros:

  • Highly adjustable
  • 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
  • Cool look
  • Foreign object detection system alerts you to any metallic objects blocking charge

  • Cons:

  • 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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