The best wireless chargers are a bit of a dream, breaking you out of the old rut of having to plug in your phone every time to sit down to work or sleep. Ditch your cables and quit wearing out your phone’s charging port by getting yourself a handy wireless charger. It’s easier than ever now that more wireless chargers are switching to USB-C so you can stick to one cable.
We’ve gathered some of our favorite wireless charging docks that work well whether you use an Android or an iPhone. Some don’t cost much more than a replacement cable, so you can feel comfortable making the switch to wireless charging no matter how much you’re looking to spend.
1. Anker 10W Max Wireless Charger
The Anker 10W Max Wireless Charger ($11.95) is a slim plastic disc with a grippy charging surface and an LED indicator to help you place your phone correctly. It has a variable power output up to 10W and can charge any Qi-compatible smartphone. It’s also one of the most affordable charging pads on the market, though you’ll have to supply your own power adapter.
2. Anker PowerWave 10 Dual Pad
Dual wireless charging docks tend to be expensive; the Anker PowerWave 10 Dual Pad ($39.99) is one of the few that won’t break the bank. This oblong plastic pad features two charging areas, both with rubber grips to keep your phones in place. It supports variable charging up to 10W for any Qi-compatible device, and ships with a 5-foot power adapter cable.