Wireless charging is mostly available on high-end phones with glass backs – metal panel and wireless charging are usually incompatible… Not every flagship has this kind of technology, but more and more manufacturers are joining it. Smartphones with this feature support PMA or Qi, with Qi being the more popular choice.
Best phones with wireless charging:
- Samsung Galaxy S21 series;
- Google Pixel 5;
- Oppo Find X3 Pro;
- OnePlus 9 series;
- Xiaomi Mi 11.
1. Samsung Galaxy S21
Samsung Galaxy S21 series came out recently and is steadily gaining popularity. All three devices – Galaxy S21, S21 Plus and S21 Ultra – Supports wireless charging and can serve as batteries for your wireless accessories thanks to the reverse wireless charging function. But this is just the tip of the iceberg! Samsung has gone to great lengths to equip its latest flagship series with a host of powerful specs and rich features.
As expected, the leader of the group is the smartphone. Galaxy S21 Ultrawhich has a number of improvements over its predecessor, the S20 Ultra. It boasts an impressive 12GB or 16GB of RAM, up to 512GB of internal storage and powerful 5000mAh battery… All three S21 phones also feature ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors and the latest Snapdragon 888 processor (optionally Exynos 2100).
There are only a few phones that can rival the S21 Ultra in terms of photography and video. We can’t forget the impressive camera capabilities of the Galaxy S21 Ultra. It is equipped with a quad camera with 108MP main sensor, 10MP telephoto lens, 10MP ultra wide-angle sensor and 12MP TOF sensor, and 10x hybrid optical zoom. Front camera resolution – 20MP. It’s hard to ask for more. The Galaxy S21 Ultra is not only one of the best wireless charging phones, but also one of the best Android phones on the market.
2. Pixel 5
No list of the best Android devices is complete without Google’s flagship. While the specs of this year’s model don’t match true flagship specs, it’s still one of the best Android phones with wireless charging right now. Although Pixel 5 Has an aluminum body, an ingenious hole with a biopolymer coating allows for wireless Qi charging. The gap between the Google phone and the new flagships of other manufacturers is narrowing, but it is still considered one of the best in the field of photography among devices with an astrophotographic mode, as well as in many other parameters.
Like its predecessors, the Pixel 5 features dual rear cameras with wide and ultra-wide sensors (12.2MP and 16MP). It also leaves the top line of the display solid, and instead of a retractable front-facing shooter, it has a small selfie camera hidden in a small perforated hole in the upper left corner of the display. Rounding out the specs of the Google Pixel 5 Snapdragon 765G processor, 8 GB of RAM and a 6-inch Full HD + display at 90 Hz.
One of the most important improvements in the fifth generation smartphone over the Pixel 4 is in battery life. Pixel 5 powered by 4080mAh battery, its capacity is far superior to the previous device. Powered by a smartphone running Android 11.
3. Oppo Find X3 Pro
Oppo’s latest flagship offers an ultra-modern space-age design style with a crisp display and four main cameras, and that’s just the beginning. Find X3 Pro works thanks to the built-in Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor combined with powerful 4500mAh battery… You can recharge this battery with either 65W SuperVOOC Wired Charging or 30W Fast Wireless Charging. The battery life of the device is quite long, and if necessary, you can take advantage of 10W reverse wireless charging to share energy with other gadgets. Oppo has given the Find X3 Pro a 6.7-inch Full HD + display, 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage.
This latest flagship Oppo Find X3 Pro is equipped with four rear cameras, including a 50MP main camera, an ultra wide angle 50MP, a 13MP telephoto lens and a 3MP micro lens. Overall, two 50MP lenses work surprisingly well, and 3MP shooting is an interesting idea, but not very easy to implement: while shooting, you will literally have to be directly above the subject. Front camera resolution is 32 MP. The smartphone is running Android 11 with the proprietary add-on of the manufacturer ColorOS 11.2.
4. OnePlus 9
New OnePlus flagships finally get support for wireless charging – as for OnePlus 9 and 9 Pro… In addition to this important innovation, you will also get the impressive power of Hasselblad triple or quad cameras (48MP + 50MP + 8MP + 2MP and 48MP + 50MP + 2MP, respectively).
Both smartphones are among the best in the global market. They are staffed excellent Snapdragon 888 chipset, as well as up to 12 GB of RAM, up to 256 internal memory, 6.55- and 6.7-inch displays with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The devices received support for two SIM-cards and reliable and popular software – Android 11 OS with a proprietary shell OxygenOS 11.
OnePlus 9 Pro also has a certificate of protection against dust and moisture IP68, which you will only find on the OnePlus 9 only on carrier-bound versions. And once again we confirm that with a battery capacity of 4500mAh, it supports wireless charging. In terms of charging speed, it comes in at 15W on the OnePlus 9 and 50W on the Pro model. Sure, it’s a shame that you don’t have a headphone jack or microSD card slot, but this is a powerful smartphone with one of the best FHD + displays ever tested by benchmarks.
5. Xiaomi Mi 11
Xiaomi Mi 11 also rightfully takes its place among the wireless charging phones as one of the best new phones of 2021. It maximizes what matters and skips a few extra bells and whistles to save you some money. Firstly, Mi 11 has a smooth 6.81-inch Full HD + display at 120Hz, and secondly, it is one of the first smartphones built based on Snapdragon 888 chipsetrecently introduced to the market. The volume of the device’s RAM is up to 12GB, and the internal storage is up to 256GB.
Battery with a capacity of 4600mAh Supports battery recharge rate which has been bumped up to 55W for 50W wired and wireless charging. As for the camera layout, Xiaomi has chosen the 108MP lens as the “star of the show”. On either side of it is a 13MP ultra wide-angle lens and a 5MP macro lens. On the front, you’ll find a 20MP selfie camera. Finally, the Xiaomi Mi 11 has been launched pre-installed with Android 11 OS with the recently updated MIUI 12.5 skin.