With Apple infamously removing the iPhone's headphone jack in 2016 and Google following suit in 2017 with the Pixel 2, wires are slowly becoming obsolete.
The next wire to go is that charging cable. Most modern smartphones now feature Qi wireless charging technology and by all accounts 2018 is looking like the year of the wireless charger. So, the days of fumbling about trying to connect that charging cable are numbered.
With that said, here is a look at 5 of the best chargers available on the market today (in no particular order). Also, if you are unsure if your phone is compatible with Qi wireless charging technology, you can check here.
1. Mophie Wireless Charging Pad - $59.95 + Shipping
The Mophie Charging Pad is a robust charging pad, that may not be the best looking, but has excellent build quality. Pricey and coming in one color, this pad does not feature Fast Charge or Quick Charge technology, but will charge your iPhone 8 or other Qi device just fine. Check it out here.
2. Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad - $59.95 + Shipping
Belkin have been in the accessory business for over 30 years, so you know you are getting a good quality product with this high-priced wireless charging pad. Large in size, this wireless charger does not feature Fast Charge or Quick Charge technology, but Belkin says it is built with iPhones in mind, so it may charge them faster. You can take a look at this wireless charger over at Belkin.
3. Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand - $39.95 with Free Shipping
Samsung's Fast Charge Wireless Charging Stand is one of the best value charging stands around. Made by Samsung, you know it is a quality product that also features Fast Charge technology. Fast Charge compatible phones can charge up to twice as fast as normal. The charger is also a nice size that it will fit anywhere comfortably, be it a bedside locker, living room etc. This wireless charger comes in two colours white and black. A great value product from a great brand. You can check it out here.
4.Tylt's Vu Blade Wireless Charging Stand - $59.99 + Shipping
A uniquely designed charging stand, Tylt's Vu Blade is a stylish stand that folds down flat if you so choose. Available in only black this charger will add to any desk or nightstand. Although it is one of the more expensive options in this list and one of the larger ones too, it is a uniquely designed option. This wireless charging stand is available over on Tylt's website.
5. Baseus Leather Wireless Charging Pad - $39.95 with Free Shipping
This Wireless Charging Pad is the most sophisticated on our list. Baseus's charging pad is covered in premium cowhide leather in either black or white. Unlike all the other options, this pad also features a led indicator to let you know without interacting with your phone if your device is fully charged or not. This charger best suits your iPhone X's sophisticated styling and looks at home in any modern home. However, it should be noted,this charger is not compatible with Fast Charge technology for Samsung devices. You can get this charging pad here.
Finally, if you are unsure if your device is compatile with these chargers you can find out over at the Qi database. Just look for your device in the list here. Thanks for reading and happy wireless charger hunting!