1. Anker PowerWave+ Pad with Watch Holder, $100.
The Anker PowerWave+ Pad with Watch Holder is a two-in-one charging station that wirelessly charges your iPhone quickly and efficiently. The watch holder can be folded down to save space and easily packed into a bag — great for taking around with you, even to the office!
2. Nomad Base Station Apple Watch Edition, $189.
The Nomad Base Station Apple Watch Edition has three spaces to provide multiple charging orientations. If you place the iPhone vertically to charge, there is still space for charging the latest AirPods with a wireless charging case.
3. Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock, $234.
Only available at Apple, the Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock provides a three-in-one charging solution.
It has a wireless charging pad for your iPhone, a built-in magnetic charging module for the Apple Watch, and a USB-A port on the back to charge a third device that might not in the Apple eco-system.
4. Samsung Wireless Charging Duo, $148.
As it is engineered to be Qi-compatible, the Samsung Wireless Charging Duo is able to charge the iPhone and AirPods.
The stand allows you to charge the iPhone in both landscape and portrait modes. It has a retail price of S$148.
5. The SliceCharge 2, $81.
The SliceCharge 2 wireless charging mat is touted as being the fastest three in one charging device for Apple products.
It has anti-scratch fabric cover at the top and rubber at the bottom to provide a stable surface. You can charge the Apple Watch and two Qi-compatible devices at the same time.
6. Griffin PowerBlock Wireless Fast Charging Pad with Apple Watch Dock, $108.
Announced at CES 2019, the soon-to-be-available Griffin PowerBlock Wireless Fast Charging Pad with Apple Watch Dock has an integrated status indicator light and a discrete compartment for cable management.
7. Ikea Wireless Charging Pads & Furniture, various prices.
Ikea has embraced wireless charging. It offers a range of Qi wireless charging pads as well as lamps with built-in charging pads. For those with multiple devices and cannot wait for Apple’s AirPower, the Nordmarke triple pad (from $79) can charge three phones at a time.
The circular Morik ($29.90) wireless charger fits into the premade holes found in select Ikea nightstands, while the Jyssen ($39.90) charger can be used with your preferred table with some drilling.
The Riggad and Hektar desk lamps ($99 each) both come with an integrated wireless charging base. The larger Varv floor lamp ($118) has a handy charging pad around the height of an armchair, making it convenient to charge your phone while you relax with a book or magazine.
8. Energea Wimount, $113.
The Energea WiMount might look and work like a smartphone car mount, but it is also a fast-charging wireless charger. It connects to your car’s power supply via a micro-USB port at the rear. Charge your Qi-compatible phone by placing it on the charging mount when you drive.
It comes with a car cigarette-lighter charger, a micro-USB cable and a suction mount for you to place the charging mount anywhere on the windscreen.
9. Griffin Wireless Charging Power Bank, $48.
This two-in-one portable power bank (5,000mAh) and wireless charging pad supports pass-through charging from micro-USB input to wireless output. The power bank surface functions as a wireless charging pad for Qi-compatible devices and has a built-in power gauge to display the remaining charge capacity of the battery.
10. Logitech Powered, about $109.
Known as the Logitech Powered, the wireless charger is said to be designed in collaboration with Apple. Its unique selling point is the U-shaped charging cradle, which ensures perfect placement of the iPhone for wireless charging to take place. This saves you the hassle of having to find the perfect alignment.
The U-shaped cradle also supports wireless charging in landscape mode, so you can watch videos while keeping your iPhone charged. To prevent overheating from occurring, the Logitech Powered uses internal heat sensors to intelligently manage the temperature and a cool-down process will kick in automatically whenever the temperature gets too high.
Text: Hardware Zone and The Straits Times