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.
Pros:Works with all Qi-enabled devicesNo “secret spots” for charging, you can place device pretty much anywherePrevents overcharging with standby mode Color-coded charging lightCharges two devices at once
Cons:Indicator lights lack detailed infoQi-disabled devices need to purchase extra Qi receiverYou must remove case prior to chargingSome devices may be too large to allow for simultaneous chargingFlashing 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.
Pros:Universal productThin designFairly simple to installLifespan: 4000 recharge cycles
Cons:Requires precise placementLimited charging distanceInstallation is fairly easy for most, but some extreme technophobes or elderly seniors may balk at installationSome 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.
Pros:Made by LG, a reputable brandAttractive designPortableStrong enough to charge devices even through thick casesCord 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 coverLED charging indicator is too simplistic, lacks rich dataSomewhat more expensive than comparable charging systemsSometimes stops charging before hitting 100 percentCharging 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.
Pros:Bold designMultiple color optionsAllows you to see notifications while sitting at your deskWorks with all Qi-enabled phonesReportedly charges just as fast as a wired charger
Cons:A bit too small to hold some Android tablets comfortablyDevice screen may flash on and off as device nears full chargeSome user reviews indicate charger can overheatAngle is not adjustableCord 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.
Pros:Highly adjustableAutomatic overheating protection ensures your charger and device won’t get too hotAutomatic power-saving mode ensures no wasted power when not in useCool lookForeign object detection system alerts you to any metallic objects blocking charge
Cons:Stand may slide around on some surfacesDoes not come with a wall adapterYou may need to remove phone or tablet from its case prior to chargingCharge light indicator hard to seeCharging is very slow
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