Best Android Phones and iPhones with Wireless Charging

Xiaomi 30W Wireless Charging Technology (Source: Xiaomi)

If you are tired of the tangled wires while charging your phone, maybe you’d like to buy a wireless charging one. However, it seems that wireless charging is only available on some high-end flagship android phones and iPhones. If you can afford it, why not consider the following smartphones fully equipped with wireless charging?

Huawei Honor V30 Pro

Huawei sub-brand Honor has debuted the international versions of the Honor V30 Pro, named the Honor View 30, which supports 40W wired, 27W fast wireless and even reverse charging.

Honor View 30 5G smartphone with wireless charging (Source: gizmochina.com)

The Honor View 30 is Honor’s first 5G phone, and it is preloaded with Huawei Mobile Services, instead of Google Mobile Services. Powered by a Kirin 990 5G chipset, the android phone has a 6.7-inch 1080p display with a hole-punch selfie camera and a 4,100mAh battery.

Honor View 30 specs:

  • Release date: Feb. 2020
  • Display: 6.7-inch
  • Battery: 4,100mAh, 27W fast wireless
  • Chipset: Kirin 990 5G chipset
  • Cameras: Triple 40 + 8 + 12MP
  • Front camera: dual 32 + 8MP
  • Software: Android 10.0, MIUI

Xiaomi Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro

Xiaomi has unveiled its new flagship phones, the Mi 10 and Mi 10 Pro, which feature the 30W wireless charging, 50W wired charging and 10W reverse wireless charging. Actually, the 30W wireless charging speed is faster than some wired charging solutions from the other bands like LG, Apple, OnePlus, and Samsung.

Xiaomi new flagship Mi 10 Pro (Source: Xiaomi)

The Mi 10 series flagship phones have a 6.67-inch AMOLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate, and they are powered by a Snapdragon 865 chipset. The non-pro version of the Xiaomi Mi 10 begins at 3,999 yuan (about $570).

Xiaomi Mi 10 specs:

  • Release date: Feb. 2020
  • Display: 6.67-inch
  • Battery: 4,500mAh, 30W wireless
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 865
  • Cameras: Quad 108 + 8 + 12 + 20MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Software: Android 10.0, MIUI

Samsung Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra

All three recently released Galaxy S20 phones, the Galaxy S20, S20 Plus and S20 Ultra, support 15W wireless charging, which was debuted on its predecessor, the Samsung Galaxy S10 series. They are also compatible with wireless charging up to 15W, so people can wirelessly charge other Qi-charging devices, like the Samsung Galaxy Bud and Bud+.

Samsung latest flagship phone Galaxy S20 series (Source: Samsung)

The newest Samsung S model phones are all packed with an impressive 120HZ display, updated powerful cameras, and the latest Snapdragon 865 processor. The Galaxy S20 is the cheapest one among the three flagships, but it is still not that affordable with a starting price of about $1000.

Samsung Galaxy S20 specs:

  • Release date: Feb. 2020
  • Display: 6.2-inch
  • Battery: 4,000mAh, 15W wireless
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 865
  • Cameras: Triple 12 + 64 + 12 MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Software: Android 10.0, One UI

Google Pixel 4/4 XL

Google’s Pixel 3 was released in 2018 as the first of the Google Pixel lineup to support wireless charging. The Pixel 4 and 4XL have been upgraded from 5W to 11W Qi wireless charging speed. Meanwhile, the new generation of Google phones can also be charged using third-party Qi-enabled chargers.

Google Pixel 4 hand-on (Source: Nextrift)

The best of Google’s Pixel phones must be its camera, and the Pixel 4 series has an updated camera setup, including a dual camera with 12MP and 16MP sensors. However, it has a poor battery of only 2,800mAh, compared to other flagship android phones. The Pixel 4 starts at $799 for a 64GB model, and you can get a model with double that storage for $899.

Google Pixel 4 specs:

  • Release date: October 2019
  • Display: 5.7-inch
  • Battery: 2,800mAh, 11W Qi wireless
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 855
  • Cameras: Dual 12 + 16 MP
  • Front camera: 20MP
  • Software: Android 10

iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max

Since the iPhone 8 in 2017, all the flagship iPhones are compatible with wireless charging. The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max are Apple’s newest flagship smartphones from 2019, and all the three devices support Qi-certified wireless charging at the speed of 7.5W.

Three new iPhones released at the launch event in California (Source: Apple)

Starting at $300 cheaper than the iPhone 11 Pro, the iPhone 11 has nearly every meaningful feature that the iPhone 11 Pro has: a new ultra wide camera, night mode for better low-light photography, longer battery life than the previous generation, and all of the new features in iOS 13.

iPhone 11 specs:

  • Release date: Sep. 2019
  • Display: 6.1-inch
  • Battery: 3,110mAh, 7.5W.
  • Chipset: Snapdragon 855
  • Cameras: Dual 12 + 12 MP
  • Front camera: 12MP
  • Software: IOS

Huawei P30 and P30 Pro

For Huawei’s P30 series, only the pro version supports wireless charging, which allows fast wireless charging up to 15W and reverse wireless charging. For the smaller Huawei P30, Huawei has released a wireless charging case to enable wireless charging.

Huawei P30 and P30 pro camera phone (Soure: Huawei)

The Huawei P30 Pro sports a 6.47-inch curved display, quad powerful camera setup, and a massive 4,200mAh battery. It is powered by Huawei’s own Kirin 980 chipset, and is “waterproof” as it is IP68-rated.

Huawei P30 Pro specs:

  • Release date: March 2020
  • Display: 6.47-inch AMOLED
  • Battery: 4,200mAh, 15W.
  • Chipset: Kirin 980
  • Cameras: Quad 40 + 8 + 20MP +TOF3D
  • Front camera: 32MP
  • Software: Android 10