Apple introduced three new iPhones this year, and all of them support a feature that people have been patiently waiting for. Yes, we’re talking about wireless charging, something which we’ve seen on certain Android devices for quite some time now. This wouldn’t have been possible if it wasn’t for the glass-back design, a crucial factor when it comes to implementing wireless charging in a smartphone. Regardless of whether you’re going for the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus or the iPhone X, you’ll be able to take full advantage of the Qi standard for charging your device wirelessly.
There are plenty of wireless chargers on the market already that’s compatible with the new iPhones, but Apple is currently working hard on a new product called the AirPower, the company’s own wireless charging mat that’s capable of charging multiple devices like the iPhone, Apple Watch and AirPods simultaneously. However, it’s not coming out until next year, and even when it does, it’s rumored to be priced around 200 dollars, which is absurd in my opinion. As a result, we’re pretty much forced to look for alternatives that we can immediately get our hands on, and if you’re interested in purchasing one, here are the top 10 AirPower alternatives:
Top 10 AirPower Alternative Wireless Chargers
Note: These AirPower alternative wireless chargers are compatible with iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. They are also compatible with all Android phones or devices that have support for Qi wireless charging standard.
1. Mophie Wireless Charging Base
Mophie has gained quite a reputation for their battery packs, cases and chargers in the recent years. The company’s latest wireless charger designed for the new iPhones manages to live up to all the expectations. For starters, the design is pretty minimalistic, which Apple fans might like. Thanks to the support for the Qi wireless standard, your new iPhone will start charging instantly once you set it on top of the base. As per the company’s claims, users will be able to achieve quick-charging speeds with up to 7.5W of power. That being said, it’s worth noting that support for fast wireless charging will be enabled later on by Apple with an iOS 11 software update. Apart from this, in order to provide a stable surface and avoid slipping, the company has coated the base with non-slip TPU material.