Wireless charging for smartphones isn’t new but, until now, iPhone users have had to rely on a case if they wanted to ditch the Lightning cable. The new iPhone 8 and iPhone X are sure to give wireless charging a much-needed boost.
Apple is releasing its own AirPower wireless charging pad sometime next year, but iPhone users won’t be lacking for charging options in the meantime. All of the new iPhones rely on the Qi wireless charging standard meaning there are already plenty of accessories that will work.
Here are six of the best to ensure your phone is always charged up when you need it.
You don’t have to be at home to take advantage of the benefits of wireless charging. iOttie’s iTap is one of the more well-reviewed wireless car chargers available, and is a great way to ensure your phone remains topped up for up for the duration of your commute or road trip. One thing to consider, however, is that it relies on magnets to hold your phone in place, which means you’ll have to attach a thin metal plate directly to it—you can still use a thin case, though.