Best Qi wireless induction chargers for smartphones: buying guide 2021

Qi wireless charging technology (induction) is becoming more democratic. To find out which model to choose, consult our guide to buying the best wireless chargers of the moment: design (since it will remain prominently in a room), price, features… Here is our selection!

Mophie

The era of all-rounders is not quite over yet, but the wireless induction keeps improving over the years. More and more smartphones are integrating wireless charging and this function is starting to become an important criterion for those who choose a high-end mobile. Technology Qi is the one that has succeeded in democratizing the most. So much so that Apple has launched a wireless charging station that uses this universal standard and not a proprietary standard.

Buyer’s Guide to the Best Qi Wireless Chargers

This charging station, and all those we are going to present here, allow you to charge your smartphone simply by placing the device on a base. As a reminder, the iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus are the first iPhones to be Qi compatible. This was already the case for many Android smartphones. Now, the majority of high-end devices are compatible with the Qi standard. And its power has continued to grow over the years, even reaching 20 W on some models.

Note, however, that wireless charging is much more time consuming than charging with a cable. Before setting your sights on a model, take the time to check that your smartphone is compatible with the standard. Once done, check out our buying guide to find out which one is right for you!

Le ESR Lift Support

Le ESR Lift Support

This attractively priced wireless charger includes 10W fast charging for Samsung or 5W for iPhones. The manufacturer promises to charge your phone in 2.5 hours, which is quite a good score compared to the competition. We particularly appreciate its inclined design and its LED which tells us about the progress of the reloading.

  • Output intensity : 10 W
  • Dimensions : 14.57 x 0.03 x 6.91 cm
  • Weight: 10.07 grams
  • Price : 20 euros

Le Google Pixel Stand

Le Google Pixel Stand

As the name suggests, this model is particularly well suited for Pixel phones. Associating it with allows you to take advantage of the advantages of Google Home. However, the Google Pixel Stand also works with all Qi compatible smartphones, up to 10 W in fast charging. Significantly, you will find in the box a 1.5m USB Type-C cable as well as an AC adapter. Thanks to its small dimensions, this wireless charger will nestle easily anywhere.

  • Output intensity : 10 W
  • Dimensions : 9.2cm (diameter) 10.5cm (height)
  • Weight: 160 grams
  • Price : 80 euros

Le Belkin Boost Charge

Belkin Boost Charge

With a two-year warranty, this Belkin wireless charging station is suitable for all Qi-certified devices. It works in particular with plastic protective shells (3 mm maximum thickness). Its intensity reaches 10 W. You can use its fast wireless charging on the iPhone 12 but also with AirPods and Samsung Galaxy. However, you will need a mains charger which is not provided in the packaging.

  • Output intensity : 10 W
  • Dimensions : 12.88 x 4.24 x 9.91 cm
  • Weight: 73 grams
  • Price: 25 euros

The Xiaomi induction charger

xiaomi charger

Designed by Xiaomi, this induction charger will deliver its full power (20 W) exclusively on the smartphones of the Chinese manufacturer. It is also compatible with other phones with Qi certification but with a lower intensity (5 W). Also note its quiet fan and its cooling system consisting of a fan and a heat sink.

  • Output intensity: 10 W
  • Weight: 100 grams
  • Price: 25 euros

The wireless Mophie

Mophie

Sober, elegant and decked out with a non-slip rubberized coating, this station from the Mophie brand will fit very well into your interior. With its power of 10W, it will inductively recharge all smartphones with the QI standard (Apple, Google, Samsung). Not insignificant detail, fast charging is also part of the game. A wall adapter is additionally included in the package.

  • Output intensity : 10 W
  • Dimensions : 11,7 x 86,5 x 86,5 mm
  • Weight: 62 grams
  • Price: 40 euros

La Samsung Wireless Charger

Samsung Wireless Charger

The Samsung inductive charging station will allow you to benefit from fast charging up to 9 W. You can place your Qi certified smartphone on it in portrait and landscape mode. It is also equipped with a fast charging function via USB-C. And can thus supply energy not only Samsung but also iPhone up to 7.5 W. Its LED will allow you to know if your smartphone is charging.

  • Output intensity : 9 W
  • Dimensions : 116 x 91.4 x 87.5 mm
  • Weight: 181 grams
  • Price: 55 euros

Price and design are the main differences between these models, so it’s up to you. Remember that all of them require an adapter, very often supplied with your smartphone as standard. And if you prefer to invest in an external smartphone battery, here is our small selection!

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