The best wireless chargers right now

The best wireless chargers right now

Of course, you no longer charge your smartphone, smartwatch or headphones with a cable in 2021. The choice of wireless chargers is huge. In this article, we’ll give you the best wireless chargers for your iPhone or Android device. We will of course also take a look at the special MagSafe chargers for the iPhone 12.

7 x Universal Chargers

Belkin Boost Charge

price: € 24.99

Belkin’s Boost Charge is one of the best and cheapest chargers out there right now. You can charge all kinds of devices up to a maximum of 10 watts. The charger can be used horizontally or vertically and can even charge through smartphone covers, provided the case is light enough. A status light on the Boost Charge indicates whether the smartphone is in the right place. The charger is available in black and white.

Nanami Fast Wireless Charger

price: €16.99

This charger can charge any smartphone wirelessly via Qi technology, but if you have a newer Samsung Galaxy, this can be done with 10 watts instead of the normal 7.5 watts for the newer iPhone models, for example. Old Qi-compatible smartphones such as the Samsung S6 and Google Pixel 3 are charged wirelessly with up to 5 watts. For a full list of supported models, visit Nanami’s website.

Moshi Otto Q

price: €49.95

The Otto Q from Moshi looks beautiful and provides wireless power to your smartphone. Instead of plastic, the product is finished with fabric and this looks a lot better on your desk. The Otto Q uses a USB-C connection, but you will also find an adapter cable in the box to connect the device to a USB-A port. The charger isn’t the cheapest out there, but for that it looks a lot better than the competition.

Samsung Wireless Charger Pad

price: €18.85

A simple charger from Samsung for less than twenty euros. The charger is suitable for all smartphones that support the Qi protocol. On the side of the charger you will find a USB-C port. The USB-c cable is not included, nor is a power adapter, so you will have to purchase it yourself. The charger delivers a maximum power of 10 watts.

Ikea Livboj

price: €4.99

If you don’t want to spend a lot of money on a charger, consider the Livboj from Ikea. This wireless charging pad costs only five euros and works with all Qi-enabled devices. Keep in mind that the charger only provides 5 watts of power, Android owners who want to charge quickly with 10 watts should look for another product. The charger has a USB-C connection, you have to purchase the cable and the mains adapter yourself.

Anchor PowerWave

Price: €34.99

Anker’s PowerWave provides 5 to 10 watts of power to charge your device, depending on the type of smartphone you have. A Samsung or LG device can be charged with a maximum of 10 watts, an iPhone with a maximum of 7.5 watts. If your case is no thicker than 5 millimeters, the PowerWave can even charge your smartphone with the cover still on. This of course does not work with metal covers.

Logitech Powered Pad

price: €39.99

A simple charging station from Logitech that is available in dark gray, white, lilac and teal. With the Powered Pad you not only charge your iPhone or Android device, but also, for example, Apple AirPods and AirPods Pro or other headphones, such as the Logitech Zone Wireless headsets. Your iPhone is charged with a maximum of 7.5 watts of power, your Samsung phone can be charged with a maximum of 10 watts of power.

6 x MagSafe

Apple MagSafe Charger

price: € 45,-

MagSafe chargers only work with the iPhone 12 and can charge it up to 15 watts. You must have a special case for your iPhone 12 for this. If you don’t have a MagSafe-compatible iPhone, the charger simply supplies 7.5 watts via Qi technology to older iPhone models or smartphones from other brands. The charger comes with a USB-C cable, but you won’t find a power adapter in the box; you have to buy these separately.

Case with MagSafe

price: € 55,-

To be able to use the MagSafe charger you need a case for your iPhone 12. On the Apple site you will find this for an amount of no less than 55 euros for a silicone cover to 65 euros for a leather case. The covers are available in different colours. Make sure you order the right one, because not all colors are available for all iPhone 12 models. The case contains magnets so that your iPhone clicks just right on your MagSafe charger.

Leather card holder with MagSafe

price: € 65,-

If you don’t want a case for your new iPhone 12, you can always buy a magnetic card holder. You click this on the back of your iPhone with the built-in magnets. Click on another MagSafe adapter and you can charge the iPhone 12 in no time. The card holder is made of European leather and there is room for three cards in the holder. The card holder is available in four colors.

HaloLock Magnetic Wireless Car Charger

price: €35.99

A special MagSafe charger for the car. You clamp the HaloLock between the ventilation grilles in the car, so you can click your iPhone 12 with compatible MagSafe case on it. The HaloLock then supplies 7.5 watts to the iPhone. Remember that you connect the HaloLock to a USB port of at least 18 watts. Before purchasing, please check the HaloLock website to see if your type of ventilation grille is supported.

Dual MagSafe Charger

price: € 149,-

Of course, Apple also offers a double charger in its webshop. For 150 euros you can wirelessly charge not only your iPhone, but also your Apple Watch. Completely in Apple style, you will of course have to order a power adapter yourself; only the usb-c cable is included. If you want to be able to charge up to a maximum of 14 watts, you must have the 27-watt power adapter from Apple.

Otterbox Symmetry Series+ with MagSafe

price: €49.99

Apple is not alone in making MagSafe cases, the company Otterbox also supplies these for your iPhone 12. The company has four colors on offer: dark blue, black, light pink and beige. The cases are just a bit cheaper than the versions of Apple itself and suitable for both the iPhone 12 and the iPhone 12 Pro. Otterbox has many more options for covers, but they are not suitable for MagSafe.

6 x Multi Charging Stations

Mophie Dual Wireless Charging Pad

price: €79.95

In addition to the ability to wirelessly charge two devices at the same time, the Dual Wireless Charging Pad also lets you charge a third device via a cable via the USB-a port on the back. It supports all common smartphones and Qi-enabled devices. The Mophie charging station looks chic, because it is finished with fabric instead of plastic.

MW 3-in-1 wireless charger

price: €37.95

A charging station for less than forty euros? In addition to your iPhone or Android device, this MW product can also charge your AirPods or AirPods Pro. One slot is specifically made for Apple headphones. On top there is room for your Apple Watch. The charger has a USB-C connection and comes with a (very short) cable of ten centimeters. A one meter cable version is also available.

ZENS Dual+Watch Wireless Charging Pad

price: €109.99

This charging station can charge two devices plus an Apple Watch. It has two powerful 10 watt charging coils on board. The product supports the Apple protocol Fast Charge, so that a modern iPhone will be at 50 percent charge within half an hour. The device works with all Apple Watch models and a power adapter is included in the price. The charging station is made from a single piece of aluminum.

Samsung Wireless Charger Duo

price: €69.99

Not three devices to charge at the same time, but two. Samsung offers this duo charger for just under seventy euros. You get a fast charger of 7.5 watts for all Qi-compatible smartphones or smartwatches. The charging station is available in black and white and has two places to rest a device. The large round surface has been given the Fast Charge 2.0 designation and is intended for the device that you want to charge the fastest.

Nomad Base Station Pro

price: $199.95 plus shipping

This charging station from Nomad is certainly not cheap. You will get a fantastic looking station with no less than 18 overlapping coils. These ensure that you can place your devices to be charged anywhere on the Base station Pro and that they are charged quickly. You can charge up to three products at the same time, but the Apple Watch is unfortunately not supported.

Logitech Powered 3-in-1 Dock

price: €149.99

With this charging station you can charge your iPhone, AirPods and Apple Watch at the same time. Of course you don’t necessarily have to charge three different products, it is also perfectly possible to power two smartphones at the same time, for example. Despite the fact that the product is presented as a dock for Apple products, you can charge other products with it. The dock delivers 7.5 watts to an iPhone and can deliver up to 9 watts to Qi-enabled Samsung devices.


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