Your phone is a pretty important part of your life. In order to stay connected to the outside world, it’s important to keep your phone’s battery fully charged. Wireless charging pads offer a unique way to perform this chore. Instead of plugging your phone into a power source you simply lay it down on top of the charging station and fancy magnets take care of the rest.
While wireless charging isn’t really “wireless” (you can’t carry your phone around the house while it’s charging), it’s still a lot more convenient than plugging a cord into your phone. Not only can you charge your phone wirelessly through most cases, it’s a lot easier to simply put your phone on top of a charger at night and pick it up in the morning. There’s absolutely no fiddling with wires. Best of all, charging doesn’t interfere with your phone’s regular operation, so you’re free to watch videos, play games, or even send texts.
Modern wireless charging pads all adhere to the same standard. Known as “Qi,” this standard ensures that almost any charging pad will work with any phone. As a result, there’s nothing wrong with getting a Samsung pad to charge your iPhone X.
Wireless charging isn’t without a few downsides. It’s a bit slower than the fastest corded chargers, it’s slightly less efficient (since some power is lost in transfer), and it can take a bit of practice before you can set your phone down the right way on the charging pad every time. Still, wireless chargers are convenient, affordable, and downright futuristic. You’d be silly not to get one.
So without further ado, here are ten of the best wireless charging pads available for the iPhone X right now.