The best wireless charging pads for the Galaxy S8


The Samsung Galaxy S8 supports wireless charging, so take full advantage of the convenience!

The Samsung Galaxy S8 is a beautifully designed phone packed with convenient features. That includes wireless charging, which allows you to forgo dealing with cables and elegantly have your phone charging on your desk at work or nightstand at home and simply grab it when it’s time to get up and go.

There are a variety of wireless charging stands and pad options compatible with the Galaxy S8, from chargers designed by Samsung to third-party products. Here are your best available options for the Samsung Galaxy S8.

Samsung Fast Charge Convertible Wireless Charging Pad

Best Overall

Made by Samsung, this convertible charging pad/stand hides all the charging tech in a stylishly designed casing that has a leather-like look and feel. Get yours for $50 in tan or $60 in black.

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The charger comes with its own Samsung Fast Charge wall charger and let’s be honest, you can never have too many Samsung wall chargers. It’s pricey compared to other options on our list, but you’ll rest safe knowing your Galaxy S8 is being charged by other Samsung accessories.

Samsung Fast Charge Wireless Charger pad

Budget Samsung accessory

Samsung’s original wireless charging pad design is timeless and reliable. For the same fast charging speeds in a less-expensive (and smaller) package, look for Samsung’s last-generation flat wireless charging pad. Get yours for as low as $25.

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This UFO-like charging pad can charge all Qi-compatible devices and is Fast Charge-compatible with your Galaxy S8. It also comes with a Samsung Fast Charge wall charger, which is a requirement to get the fastest speeds. At just $25, you could easily get two — one for home, one for your work office — for the price of many other options on this list!

TYLT Qi Wireless Charging Stand

Most Stylish

TYLT has been in the wireless charging game for years, proving itself to be one on of the most trusted third-party manufacturers. This angled wireless charging stand lets you keep your phone accessible while it charges at your desk. Pricing starts as low as $28.

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Keep your phone functional and positioned so you never miss a notification with this angled charging stand. What really separates TYLT’s product from the rest is its bold color options — you can get this charging stand in black, red, blue and yellow starting at just $28.

iON Wireless Plus Fast Charger Qi Charging Pad

Most Refined

This is a wireless charging pad that doesn’t look like a cheap disc of plastic, so you’ll be happy to have this prominently placed in your office or living room. The kit comes with a wall charger brick and charging cable and can be yours for $50.

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This wireless charger from iOttie is the latest refinement from a company that has been making quality charging pad for years. The latest is Qi-compatible with Wireless Fast Charging up to 10W for the fastest wireless charging speeds for your Samsung Galaxy S8. Each charger is completed with a nice fabric finish that’s available in Ruby Red, Ash Grey, and Ivory White.

Anker 10W Wireless Charger

Budget Pick

Anker is a trusted brand for charging accessories, and it’s charging pad is slim, fast, and priced to move. With cool LED indicators around the edge and safeguards to protect your phone from overheating, this is your best budget pick at just $21.

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Anker’s reputation makes this an easy pick for anyone looking for a third-party wireless charging pad. It’s not as expensive as some of the other options on this list, but doesn’t skimp on design or features.

Do you charge wirelessly?

Have you owned any of the wireless chargers we’ve featured here? What has been your experience? Let us know in the comments below!

Update August 2018: Added the new iON Wireless Mini and the Anker 10W Wireless Charger to our list and updated pricing information.

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August 26, 2018 at 06:02AM