Wireless Charging Craze: What is it and which phones are supported?

Welcome to our Wireless Charging Guide. Below you will discover the wonders of wireless charging; let’s get started!

What is wireless charging?

Wireless charging is a technology new to 2016, that allows charging over short distances without cables.

The advantage of wireless charging is that it’s quicker and easier, as you don’t have to plug and unplug each time – you just place your device on top of your wireless charging plate. It looks cool!

There are various competing standards for wireless charging. The most popular is Qi (pronounced ‘chee’), which has been supported by companies like Samsung, Google and Nokia.

But more and more manufacturers are utilising the technology in some form or another.

What phones support wireless charging?

A few phones have wireless charging built right in.

Other phones need a replacement rear cover or case. 

Phones and tablets with built-in Qi wireless charging

If your phone appears here, you just need to buy a wireless charger:

  • Samsung Galaxy: S7, S7 Edge, Note 5, S6, S6 Edge
  • Microsoft Lumia: 1520, 1020, 930, 929, 928, 920
  • Google Nexus: 4, 5, 6, 7 (2013)
  • BlackBerry: Priv

Do I need an adapter?

If your phone appears here, you need the accessory linked and a wireless charging plate.

  • Apple: Iphone 7/7Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 6s/Plus, iPhone 5S.

Wireless charging cases

If you want to charge your phone on the go, then you can wirelessly charge your phone with the worlds slimmest charging case. 

  • Dec 27, 2016
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