If you're upgrading to the Samsung Galaxy S9 in 2018, you're going to want to try out the wireless charging functionality. There's a large number of options out there for wireless charging, but not all are made equal.
If you want a reliable wireless charging pad that won't let you down, check out these great products!
- iOttie iON Wireless Qi Wireless Charging Pad Mini
- Samsung Fast Charge Convertible Wireless Charging Pad
- Samsung Wireless Charging Pad w/ 2A wall adapter
- Anker Wireless Charger
- Spigen Qi Wireless Charging Stand
From iOttie comes this stylish charger that's Qi-compatible with a charging zone capable of 5V/1~2.4A output. Available in Ash Grey or Ruby Red fabric, this is a wireless charger that will look great on your office desk or end table. Get yours for just $30.
The iOttie iON Wireless Qi Charging Pad Mini features a non-slip ring to hold your phone in place on top while it charges,
It supports Wireless Fast Charging up to 10W for Samsung Galaxy S9, and with an 18W USB-C input you'll be able to wirelessly charge your phone at the best speeds. A great pick at a great price!
Samsung's wireless charging pad combines the best wireless charging technologies packed into a really sleek design. Launched alongside the Galaxy S8, it features a premium leather-like appearance and ingenious design which allows you to easily convert this pad into an angled charging stand.
The Samsung charger also comes with a spare Fast Charge wall adapter, which is a key accessory to ensure your phone charges both quickly and safely. You can snag one of your own from Amazon now in black for $50.
Samsung's old style of the wireless charging pad is still a reliable option for the Galaxy S9. These charging pads look like mini-UFOs and are Fast Charge-compatible. It also ships with a Samsung 2A wall charger — always great — and comes with a standard one-year warranty. Get yours for $33.
This is a great option if you're looking to set up wireless charging at your home and at work because they're so cheap right now — only $33. You can also get the older style as a charging stand for around the same price if you prefer the angled look instead.
At $20, the Anker Qi-Certified wireless charger has overheating protection with its larger coil that spreads the heat over a wide surface area, and a low-profile 5mm thickness that will practically disappear on any desk or bedside table.
For even faster charging, Anker offers a 10W wireless charger for $22, too.
Spigen's option comes with three charging coils so your Galaxy S9 will charge whether in vertical or horizontal orientation. Do not that unlike other options on this list you will need to supply your own wall adapter with this charger.
Update August 2018: Updated the pricing info and shop links for our picks. These are still your best options for wireless charging
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