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Wireless Charger Buyers Guide

Welcome to our wireless charger buying guide!

Why do so many of us still use the old-fashioned cable while we have had wireless charging for over eight years? Sure, nothing beats plugging your phone in for a quick charge, but wireless chargers are so much more practical; simply place your phone on the charger to charge, then pick it up when you need it again.

Wireless chargers are similar up to a point, but there are some differences in terms of speed, use, and compatibility with different phones. If you’re ready to ditch the old charging method, we’ll assist you in finding the best charger for you.
What factors should you consider while selecting a wireless charger?

What is the process of wireless charging?

It’s really simple for you, the user. Simply place your phone on the charger, and it will begin to charge. There are no wires required.

The real technology is a little more complicated, but it basically uses electromagnetic fields and magnetic resonance to transport electricity from the pad to the phone.

The wireless charger is hooked into a power outlet, and the electricity is converted to a high-frequency alternating current, which forms a magnetic field within the transmitter coil beneath the charging plate.

When a device is placed on the pad, the magnetic field travels to the device’s receiver coil, where the energy is transformed into a direct current that charges the battery.

(If all of that is too much for you, just go with the easier answer: magic.)

Is wireless charging as quick as a cable charger?

No. If speed is vital to you, then a wired fast charger is the way to go. It’s more about convenience than efficiency when it comes to wireless charging.


The good news is that wireless chargers have improved in speed in recent years. The first Qi standard wireless chargers could only deliver 5W of power, making them slow, but in 2015, the Wireless Power Consortium – the industry body in charge of wireless charger standards – introduced the Qi Extended Power Profile standard, allowing chargers and phones to deliver up to 15W of power.

Only a few chargers now handle that level, and high-end phones are the only ones that do. The Samsung Galaxy S7 and later, as well as the Galaxy Note 8 and later, the Huawei P30 series, as well as the Mate 20 and 30 Pro and the Xiaomi Mi 9, are among them.

iPhones starting with the iPhone 8 will charge at 7.5 watts, while a variety of Android phones will charge at 10 watts. Before you buy, make sure your phone supports wireless charging and what level it supports.

The higher the wattage, the faster the charge, though the difference isn’t always as noticeable as you might think. A 15W charger will not necessarily charge your phone in a third of the time it would take with a 5W charger.

Should you use a pad or a stand?

There is no difference in terms of speed – it is solely a matter of aesthetic preference. Stands, on the other hand, have one distinct advantage. Because you may set a phone on a pad in a variety of ways, bringing it into touch so that it charges can be a difficult game of try and error. Theoretically, there should only be one position accessible with a stand, and everything should lock in place immediately away.

Is there anything else I should keep any eye out for?

While some chargers come with their own power converter, others rely on your existing charger and a micro USB, USB Type-C, or Lightning cord to operate. The cord is normally included, but it’s worth double-checking that your current charger has enough juice to power your wireless charger. If your wireless charger requires 10 watts but your plug-in charger only provides 5 watts, you’ll need to buy a third-party fast charger to receive the full benefit.

SaleBestseller No. 1
Anker Wireless Charger, PowerWave Pad Qi-Certified 10W Max for iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro Max, SE 2020, 11, 11 Pro, AirPods, Galaxy S20 (No AC Adapter, Not Compatible with MagSafe Magnetic Charging)
  • The Anker Advantage: Enjoyed by over 80 million users worldwide, our leading technology will change the way you charge.
  • Complete Charging Convenience: Instantly charge your phone or earbuds simply by placing them in the center of PowerWave Pad. Never fuss around with plugging and unplugging cables again, just set down and power up.
  • Universal Compatibility: PowerWave Pad provides 10W output for Samsung Galaxy, 7.5W for iPhone, and 5W for other phones or wireless earbuds (including AirPods).
  • Through-Case Charging: Don't fumble with your phone case. PowerWave charges directly through protective cases up to 5 mm thick (not including cases with magnetic or metal attachments).
  • What You Get: PowerWave Pad, 4 ft Micro USB Cable, welcome guide, worry-free 18-month warranty, and friendly customer service.
Bestseller No. 2
Amoner Wireless Charger 15W/10W/7.5W Wireless Fast Charging Stand, Qi-Certified, Compatible with iPhone, Huawei, Samsung etc. (Power Supply Not Included)
  • Smart Charging -- Built-in dual coils, offer wider charging area and allow vertically or horizontally charging most of phones. 60 degree tilting angle allows facial recognition, video call and watching movie.
  • 4 Charging Modes -- 15W for Huawei P30 Pro/P40 Pro/P40 Pro+, Mate 20/30 Pro, One Plus 8 Pro, Mi 11/10/9, 10W for Galaxy S10+/S10/S9/S9+/S8/S8+, 7.5W for iPhone 13/12/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/Xs Max/Xs/XR/X/8/8P, 5W for all other Qi-enabled phones and devices. Phones are trickle charged at 5W input wattage at sleep mode for long lifespan of battery.
  • Safety Protection -- The wireless charger will automatically stop working if low voltage, over voltage, over-current, overheat and metal detected. If over 140℉, the charger will automatically lower the charging efficacy or turn off.
  • LED Indicator -- Smart indicator design allows you monitor the charging situation easily. When the device is charging, the indicator light is blue. It turns green when the device is fully charged.
  • What You Get -- Amoner wireless charging stand *1, 3.3FT USB cable*1. 12-Month worry-free full refund/replacement warranty. We always stand behind our product and if there is any question, please feel free to contact us and we will help within 24 hrs.
SaleBestseller No. 3
INIU Wireless Charger, 15W Fast Wireless Charging Stand Qi-Certified with Sleep-friendly Adaptive Light & Dual Charging Modes for iPhone 13 12 11 Pro X 8 Plus Samsung Galaxy S20 S10 S9 Note 10 LG etc
  • ✅【From INIU--the SAFE Fast Charge Pro】 Experience the safest charging with over 38 million global users. At INIU, we use only the highest-grade materials, so we do have the confidence to provide an industry-leading 3 years warranty.
  • ✅【Sleep Friendly】 Features a smart adaptive LED indicator to bright in the day and dim in the dark. So you’ll stay in the know yet without annoying light to disturb your sleep.
  • ✅【NTC Temp°Guard Protection】 Eliminating traditional noisy cooling fan, it controls temp in real-time smartly and silently via the cutting-edge NTC Temp°Guard, to protect your phone battery against overheating and damage.
  • ✅【Charge Your Way】The dual SuperConductivity coils let you watch videos in landscape orientation, or stand in portrait mode for Facetime call and facial recognition—all without ever cutting power.
  • ✅【Universal Compatibility】 A high-efficiency chip provides 15W fast charge for LG, 10W fast charge for Samsung Galaxy, 7.5W fast charge for iPhone, and 5W standard charge for any Qi-enabled devices.
Bestseller No. 4
NANAMI Wireless Charger for iPhone and Samsung - Wireless Charging Pad Qi-Certified 10W Max for iPhone 13 12 SE 2 11 Xs XR X 8 Plus 8 New Airpods and Galaxy S22 S21 S20 S10 S9 S8 S8 Plus S7 Note 20/10
  • PORTABLE AND LIGHTWEIGHT💝: Sleek, compact design with non-slip rubber design. This wireless charging pad takes up very little space and can be easily carried during travel or business. Looks great wherever you use it. 🎁🎁An ideal gift for yourself or someone you love. mothers day gifts.
  • QI FAST WIRELESS CHARGING PAD💝: This Qi fast wireless charger allows you to charge your device at a higher charging speed, which speeds up to 1.4x faster than standard wireless charging pads. Please use a QC2.0 or 3.0 charger as the power supply for fast wireless charging(NO INCLUDED) PLEASE REMOVE ANY METAL AND MAGNETIC ATTACHMENT OR CREDIT CARDS BEFORE PLACING YOUR PHONE.
  • Extensive Compatibility💝: 10W fast wireless charging pad is applicable to devices like Samsung Galaxy S21/S20/S20 +/S20 Ultra/S10/S10+/S10e/S9/S9+/S8/S8 Plus/S7/S7 Edge and Note 20/10/10+/9/8/5. 7.5W fast wireless charging base for iPhone 13/13 Pro/13 Pro Max/13 Mini/12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/12 Mini/SE 2/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/X/XS/XR/XS Max/8/8 Plus. Other Qi devices support standard charge. Suitable for most rubber/super-hybrid shell/plastic/TPU/PC mobile phone cases with thickness less than 5mm.
  • INTELLIGENT DESIGN💝: Exclusive Multifunctional Intelligent Protect Technology provides temperature control, surge protection, short-circuit prevention, and more. Smart Wireless charger LED indicator will turn on for 10 seconds when placing charging then go off during the charging process, no disturbing light for your sweet sleep.
  • WHAT YOU GOT💝: 1 x Qi Wireless Charging Pad, 1 x 3ft Charging Cable, 1 x User Manual. If you have any questions during use, please contact us first by email, our friendly customer service professionals will resolve it for you right away.
SaleBestseller No. 5
Wireless Charger for iPhone 13 Pro Max/12/11/Xs Max/XR/X/8 Plus/8,15W Max Fast Charging Pad for Samsung Galaxy S22/S21/S20/S10/S9/S8/S7 Note 9/8/Huawei P30 Pro,5W All Qi-enabled Phones AirPods Pro
  • ✔🎁15W Fast Wireless Charger:7.5W for iPhone 13/13 Pro/13 Pro Max/13 Mini/12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/12 Mini/se/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/X/XS/XR/XS Max/8/8 Plus,10W fast charger pad for Samsung Galaxy S22/S21/S20/S20+/S20 Ultra/S10/S10+/S10e/S9/S9+/S8/S8+/S7/Note 20/10/10+/9/8/5; 15W fast charging for LG V50 ThinQ/V50/V40/V35/V30,G7/G8,Huawei Mate RS/20 Pro/Mate 20 RS/P30 Pro;5 W for Qi-enabled device,Google Pixel 3/4/5,6 series,AirPods 2/AirPods Pro. NOTE: Pls use a QC2.0/3.0 adapter(NO INCLUDED) for fast charge.
  • ✔🎁Complete Charging Convenience: Keeping away from the annoying wires, just set it down and power it up! NOTE: Place your phones inductive area right in the centre of the charger pad to avoid charging failure. It can charge directly through most protective phone cases up to 8 mm thick. Magnetic and metal attachments or cards will prevent charging. Soft LED indicator helps you know charging status, gives a sweet sleep all night!
  • ✔🎁Portable&Durable: Slim and compact design makes Evershop wireless charging pad easier to carry in your pocket for travel or working. Metal base which helps to better dissipate heat, ensuring a more stable charging experience. The leather surface is to prevent the phone from sliding and being scratched. Anti-slip silicone pads on the bottom will keep the charger in place.
  • ✔🎁Multiple Safety Protection: Type C input, built-in Overcurrent protection, Over-heating protection, High-voltage protection and Short Circuit protection. CE, RoHS, FCC certified. ST chip ensures a consistent stable performance, radiation shielding, quicker output, better cooling system. Double guarantee&dual safety for you!
  • ✔🎁Best Gifts: 1*Wireless Charger,1*USB Charging Cable,1*User Manual. A great gift for your friend, parents,relatives for birthday, father's day,valentines day,anniversaries, halloween,thanksgiving, christmas,etc. For any after-sales questions, just contact us, we will offer you 100% satisfactory service.
Bestseller No. 6
KLiHD Wireless Charger, 15w Max Fast Qi Wireless Charging Pad for iPhone 12/12 Pro/11/11 Pro Max/XS Max/XR/X/8/Se,Samsung Galaxy S20/S10/S9/Note10/9,HUAWEI Mate RS/P30 Pro Galaxy S20/S10, AirPods etc
  • (Support All) Supports all enabled wireless charging devices such as for iPhone 12/12 mini/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/XS MAX/XR/XS/X/8/8 Plus/SE2/Airpod/Airpods Pro; Samsung Galaxy S20/S20+/S10/S10+/S10E/S9Galaxy Note 20/20+/10/10+/S9/S9+/S8/S8+; Google Pixel 4/4XL/3, Google Nexus 7 ; LG G7/6/6 plus/S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge Plus/Moto Droid Turbo, Nexus 5/7/4, Nokia Lumia 1020/920/928, MOTO Droid Maxx/Droid Mini and Other Enabled Phones and Tablets, earphone
  • (15W Fast Wireless Cahrger & How to check charging) Enables wireless, 2 times faster charging speed at 15W using. Type-c cables (included) allows our qi wireless charger to work at a faster rate. When you connect the phone to the wireless charger. The glowing color of the wireless charging stand breathes blue light, which is the state of charge. The wireless charger will turn off automatically when it is fully charged. There is no disturbing light for your sweet sleep
  • (Ultra thin & Stylish Design) Wireless charging pad is just 0.25inch super slim make it easier to put it in pockets. The right size just for placing a smartphone. Anti-slip silicone pads on the bottom keep the charger in place while charging. The compact, slim design enables convenient, fast charging in any home, office or indoor area
  • (Multiple Safty Protection & Case Friendly) : Wireless charger pad is Type C input and built-in over-voltage, short -circuit, over-current, over-heating protection, foreign object detection.In addition, Don't worry about your phone case. Built-in powerful charging coil, the charger allows wireless charging with the case even up to 6mm thick
  • (What You Get) 1 x Qi Wireless Charger Pad, 1 x Type-C USB Charging Cable.1xManual.You can consult us if you encounter any problems, We provide a 24-hour customer service
Bestseller No. 7
Æxalon Wireless Charger, Qi-Certified 10W Max Fast Charging Pad for iPhone 13/12/12 Pro/11/11 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S21/S20/S10/S10+/S9/S9+/S8/S7/Note, New Airpods and Other Qi Phones (No AC Adapter)
  • INTELLIGENT DESIGN: Exclusive Multifunctional Intelligent Protect Technology provides over-current protection, over-voltage protection, over-temperature protection, short-circuit protection and foreign object detection protection.
  • QI FAST WIRELESS CHARGING PAD: This 10W ultra thin Qi fast wireless charger allows you to charge your device at a higher charging speed, which speeds up to 1.4x faster than standard wireless charging pads. Please use a QC2.0 or 3.0 charger as the power supply for fast wireless charging(NOT INCLUDED).
  • COMPATIBILITY: This wireless charging pad provides 10W fast charging output for Samsung S20/S20+/Note 10/10+/S10/S10+/ S10E/ Note 9 and more, 7.5W fast charging mode for iPhone 13/13 Pro/13 Pro MAX/13 MINI/12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/12 mini/ SE 2020/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/X/XS/XS Max/XR/8/8+, 5W standard charge for AirPods 2/AirPods Pro and all other Qi-enabled Phones. Suitable for most rubber/super-hybrid shell/plastic/TPU/PC mobile phone cases with thickness up to 8mm.
  • SMART INDICATOR: When the power is on, the LED Intelligent indicator light will be turn on as weak RED light which is a standby mode until the charger detects Qi enabled device and then the indicator light will turn to weak BLUE light which is the wireless charging mode. When fully charged, the indicator light turns to standby RED light. The weak light will not affect your sleep.
  • PORTABLE AND LIGHTWEIGHT: Ultra-thin aluminium alloy panel with non-slip surface design. This Qi fast wireless charging pad takes up very little space and can be easily carried during travel or business. ★ Notes: If you are not happy with usb c to use a, wellcome to contact us, a free replacement or full refund will be issued.
SaleBestseller No. 8
AGPTEK Wireless Charger, Qi-Certified 15W Max Fast Wireless Charging Pad Compatible with iPhone 12/12 Pro/11/11 Pro Max/XS Max/XR/XS/X/8/8+/Se, Galaxy S20/S10/S9/S8, AirPods Pro, White (No AC Adapter)
  • ⚡【5 Charging Modes, Charge Up to 15W】15W fast charging mode for LG V50 ThinQ/V50/ V40/ V35/ V30 and more; 11W fast charging mode for Google Pixel 6/6 pro/5/4/4XL; 10W fast charging mode for Samsung S20/S20+/Note 10/10+/S10/S10+/ S10E/ Note 9 and more; 7.5W fast charging mode for iPhone 13/12/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/12 mini/ SE 2020/11/11 Pro/11 Pro Max/X/XS/XS Max/XR/8/8+; 5W standard charge for AirPods 2/AirPods Pro and all other Qi-enabled Phones. (Note: QC2.0/3.0 adapter is needed for fast charge.)
  • 📱【Upgraded USB-C Power Delivery】This AGPTEK wireless charger is newly designed with Type-C charging port, which provides more stable, safer and faster charging than the traditional Micro USB port. And the USB-C port features reversible so that you can insert the cable connector the right way, every time and carry significantly more power.
  • 💝【Case Friendly & Safer Charging】Don't worry about your phone case. Built-in powerful charging coil, the charger allows wireless charging with the case even up to 8mm thick. Also features foreign object detection, over-temperature, over-voltage, over-current and short-circuit protection. Charging your phone with reassurance.
  • 🌞【Premium & Stylish Design】The right size just for placing a smartphone, never mind placing them in the center or not. 2.5D Tempered glass surface gives a modern fashion look. The aluminum alloy base helps greater heat dissipation, ensuring a more stable charging experience. Anti-slip silicone pads on the bottom keep the charger in place while charging.
  • 🎁【Intelligent LED Indicator】LED indicator helps you know charging status. Blue LED indicates your phone is in charging and the green LED indicates charging finished. Soft and unobtrusive light, suitable for bedside use. A perfect compromise to get the phone charging while having an undisturbed sleep.
Bestseller No. 9
Anker Wireless Charger, PowerWave Stand, Qi-Certified for iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro Max, SE, 11, 11 Pro, 11 Pro Max, XR, Xs Max, 10W Fast-Charging Galaxy S20 S10 S9 S8, Note 10 (No AC Adapter)
  • The Anker Advantage: Join the 50+ million powered by our leading technology.
  • The Need for Speed: With a high-efficiency chipset providing 10W high-speed charging for Samsung Galaxy, and a 7.5W charging mode to charge iPhones 10% faster than other brands, PowerWave is bridging the gap between wireless and wired charging speeds.
  • Flip It: Charge in landscape orientation while watching videos, or portrait mode for messaging and facial recognition.
  • Case Friendly: Don't fumble with your phone case. PowerWave charges directly through protective cases. Rubber/plastic/TPU cases less than 5 mm thick only. Magnetic and metal attachments or cards will prevent charging.
  • What You Get: Anker 313 Wireless Charger (Stand) / PowerWave Stand, 3 ft Micro USB Cable, welcome guide, worry-free 18-month warranty, and friendly customer service.
SaleBestseller No. 10
yootech Wireless Charger,10W Max Fast Wireless Phone Charging Pad Compatible with iPhone 13 Pro Max/13 Pro/13/13 Mini/SE 2022/12/11,Samsung Galaxy S22/S21/S20/Note20 Ultra,AirPods Pro(No AC Adapter)
  • 【3 Charging modes Available for Different Phones】7.5W charging mode is compatible with iPhone 13/13 Mini/13 Pro/13 Pro Max/12/12 Mini/12 Pro/12 Pro Max/11/XS MAX/XS/XR/X/8 plus with latest iOS System; 10W charging mode is compatible with S22/S22 Ultra/S21/S20/Note 20/Note 10/S10/S10Plus/S10E/Note9/S9 and so on; 5W charging mode works on any wireless-charging-enabled devices like Google Pixel 3/3XL/4XL/5XL. Note: Adapter is Not Included, QC 2.0/3.0 adapter will be highly recommended
  • 【Unique Design Perfect for AirPods】 It is compatible with AirPods (with wireless charging case) and AirPods Pro. The size of the AirPods fits perfectly into the charging area of the wireless charging pad, perfect wireless charging companion for AirPods, easier to find the “Sweet Spot”. Also, both top and bottom have a rubber ring, will keep your AirPods in place and prevent slippage
  • 【Safer and Easier to USE】Exclusive Multifunctional Intelligent Protect Technology provides temperature control, surge protection, short-circuit prevention. Besides that, this wireless charger is made of ABS Material which is fire-resistant, you can purchase it at assurance. Double guarantee and dual safety provide you safety experience. To get better experience, we would like you to take off the phone case and use the adapters recommended (NOT INCLUDED)
  • 【More User-friendly Design】SLEEP-FRIENDLY DESIGN. The GREEN LED Indicator will flash for 3s if power source is connected, then turn on for 16s if recognizes your phone well. Entering charging mode, light will turn off and keep the whole charging process SLEEP-FRIENDLY
  • 【PACKAGE】You will get 1 x Wireless Charging Pad, 1 x 3. 3ft USB Type C Cable, 1 x User Manual

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