The Best Wireless Chargers for iPhone 8 and X
It’s official: wireless is the way to go. In the last two years, things that we didn’t even think were possible to be made wireless shocked the world, and in a good way. From earphones to chargers, more brands are jumping into the wireless bandwagon with their products. The charger itself is plugged into a power outlet, but your phone doesn’t have to be hooked to it. With a wireless charger, you can lay your phone flat on top of it or prop it up when charging.
For those who own the iPhone 8 and iPhone X, charging your phones is easier than ever. Here are six of the best wireless chargers for the iPhone 8 and X:
Mophie – Wireless Charging Base
With its small size and sleek design, the Mophie Wireless Charging Base is a chic and lightweight charger. It comes with a wall adapter and a tethered cable that is 1.5 meters long, capable of delivering 7.5W. Your phone is secured with a rubberized thermoplastic polyurethane coating to make sure it is aligned properly while charging. It can automatically detect just how much power is needed to prevent overcharging. It delivers all the right stuff for a wireless charger, even Apple approves!
This genius product from Ikea is an award-winning charger disguised as a lamp. It charges up to a maximum of 5W, and you can simply lay your phone on the base of the lamp and forget about it while you work. It also features an additional USB port in case you want to charge another device. It’s perfect for multitasking and for the perpetually busy.
The WoodPuck Bamboo Edition Wireless Charger is perfect for making a statement. It could pass as a decorative piece while charging your iPhone efficiently. It is made with sustainably harvested bamboo and comes in two shades: Cappuccino (light brown) and Espresso (dark brown). It can charge iPhones at 5W and also features a micro-USB port with a 5ft USB cable.
This wireless charger is the best choice if you want fast charging. The 7.5W charging pad comes with an AC adaptor with a 5ft cord. It can charge iPhones safely with their cases of up to 3mm on, given that they are metal-free. It was developed in collaboration with Apple and is available in Apple Stores.
Yootech – Wireless Charger
Yootech Wireless Charger is the perfect budget-friendly choice without scrimping on the efficiency. It can accommodate up to 7.5W charging at a faster speed than other wireless chargers in its league. It also features surge protection, temperature control, and short-circuit prevention—a steal at such an affordable price.
Apple – AirPower Charging Mat
A promise from Apple that will soon be available, this charging mat will be able to charge your iPhone, your Watch, and your AirPods simultaneously. So far, that is all Apple has revealed about this new product, but it’s certainly something to look forward to.