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What is Wireless Charging?
Wireless charging means that you can charge your smartphone without cables. You don’t have to plug and unplug each time. Your phone needs to be at a short distance from the actual charging pad. Several of the newer phones hitting the market have the capability already built-in, while some need an adapter to facilitate the charging.
Phones with a Wireless Charging Capability
Chargespot has gathered an extensive list of devices that already have wireless charging built-in. The list is sorted per brand. Please note that this will change as new phones enter the market.
Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Samsung Galaxy S7 edge, Samsung Galaxy S7, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+, Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S6, Samsung Galaxy S6 edge
Google Nexus 4, Google Nexus 5, Google Nexus 6, Google Nexus 7
LG Lucid 1, LG Lucid 2, LG G2, LG G3
Motorola Droid Maxx, Motorola Droid Mini, Motorola Droid Turbo
Microsoft Lumia 950 XL, Microsoft Lumia 950, Nokia Lumia 1520, Nokia Lumia Icon, Nokia Lumia 930, Nokia Lumia 928, Nokia Lumia 920
Wireless Charging Pads
So what if you don’t have a phone that has wireless charging built-in? There is still hope! You need to make sure that your phone supports it. Some phones might need some additional rear cover or case for it to work. Examples are iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, Lumia 930, Galaxy S5, and Xperia Z3. These phones need an adapter and a wireless pad to charge without cords. Digital Trends gathered five charger pads they found superior.
Italian Charging Stand ($21)
Choetech Iron Stand Wireless Charger ($30)
Samsung Wireless Charging Pad ($41)
Montar Air Car Mount ($60)
TYLT VU ($50)
The cordless future is looking bright!
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