As 2014 comes to a close, the hottest new trend in mobile accessories are wireless chargers. This new type of charger is all the rage now because they are convenient, and you can take them with you anywhere without needing to find an electrical outlet. Also, they used to be quite expensive, around $70 and above for a quality charger. The good news is that prices have come down, and you can even find a few under $20. Here is a list of the best.
PowerBot® PB1020 Qi Enabled Wireless Charger
This wireless charger is easy to use with its plug-and-play standard. All you have to do is drop the phone to start charging. It also has an anti-slip grip, protecting your devices from any and all scratches. You can plug it directly into any micro USB port of your computer, TV or even power banks. Its specs include: Input: 5V / 500mAh to 1500mAh; Output: 5V, 1A max; Dimensions: 2.5″ in diameter. 0.5″ thick. Weight: 185g / 6.5oz.
Anker® Ultra-Slim Qi-Enabled Wireless Charging Pad
Anker is Amazon’s number one charging brand. It doesn’t require cables or a micro USB interface. In addition, it comes with a power efficient idle mode so that it never overcharges your battery or wastes energy. Also, the LED display gives you your charging status, and it only takes up the space of a coffee cup coaster.
Nexus Wireless Charger for Nexus Smartphones/Tablets
This wireless charger is built to charge your Nexus 4, 5 and 7. It has those small and straight face design with magnets built-in to lock your phone in place. It is also very easy to set up and comes with a special base grip to firmly adhere to any surface. Not to mention it is very light and portable.
Koolpad Qi Wireless Charger Pad for All Qi Compatible Devices
This innovative wireless charger works with any Qi-enabled device through an adapter or an embedded chip. Its power source requirements are: Any charger 500-2100mA with USB port with Micro USB cable, or even plug it directly into computer or TV. Also, you don’t have to align your phone with any magnets in order to charge it. It comes with an audible signal that let you know of your phone is placed incorrectly. Not to mention, it works really hard with a charging distance of 8mm charging almost all non-metallic phone cases on the market.
Docooler Qi Wireless Charger
The Docooler is a WPC Qi compliant wireless charging pad. What makes it unique is its specially designed ventilation holes for proper heat dissipation. It is also a high-powered and quick-charging device. When it isn’t connected, it immediately goes into power saving mode. If that isn’t enough, it even comes with short-circuit protection to prevent overcharging and overheating.
Charging your phone with a wireless charger is much more convenient than trying to line the power cord up with the lightning or micro usb port on your phone every time. In fact you’ll rarely use your charging port, so it would make sense to seal and protect it with a high quality dust plug. Are you planning on purchasing a wireless charger in the near future? If so, which one? Let us know in the comments section below!