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Best Fast Wireless Chargers for the Galaxy S8

The stunning new Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ have huge Infinity displays and tons of features. As a result owners will need accessories, cases, and extra chargers. One feature many don’t know about or forget is fast wireless charging. Here’s what you need to know and a list of the best Galaxy S8 wireless charging pads.

Multiple phones support wireless charging, but it wasn’t until the Galaxy Note 5 did “Fast Wireless Charging” arrive. Allowing phones to recharge without wires at nearly the same speed as the wall charger that comes in the box.

Read: Galaxy S8 Fast Wireless Charging: What to Know

There are two different methods of wireless charging, PMA like at some coffee shops, and Qi which is the most popular method. Luckily the Galaxy S8 and S8+ work with both. It’s an awesome and convenient feature you won’t want to miss. As a result, we’d recommend buying one of the many wireless charging pads detailed below.

As we said above, wireless charging used to be slow and impractical, but very convenient. Galaxy S8 owners will get the best of both worlds though. As long as they buy a fast wireless charger. Below we’ve round up a collection of the best charging pads from brands we know, use and trust. Samsung has a few great choices, and others do too.

Fast Wireless Charging increased the speed of wireless chargers by 1.4x and increased the power output. Combine that with the new USB Type-C cable, and it’s faster than ever before. Making wireless charging a feature owners will actually want to use. Not just a convenience.

Read: Best MicroSD Cards for the Galaxy S8 and S8+

Now owners won’t have to choose between charging their smartphone quick with the wired charging that came in the box, or easy wireless charging at a slower rate. Fast Wireless is around 50-60 minutes faster than before, and only a hair slower than the wall charger.

Of course the actual charging pad is still using a wire, because we’re not that far into the future yet. Owners will need to use the wall plug and cable that comes in the box with the Galaxy S8, or buy one of the third party options mentioned below. Samsung’s own Fast Wireless Charging Convertible Pad is our first choice, but there are others at a fraction of the cost. Lets get started.

Samsung Fast Wireless Charging Convertible Stand

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Samsung Fast Wireless Charging Convertible Stand

Over the years Samsung has released a slew of different wireless charging pads for buyers. The last model in 2016 was an upright stand, but it didn't have much of an angle and some users phone actually fell off and got damaged. 

As a result the company is back with their best wireless charging pad yet. It's new for 2017 and goes perfectly with the stunning design and capabilities of the Galaxy S8. It's called the Samsung Fast Wireless Charging Convertible. As the name implies, this accessory is convertible. 

By default Samsung's new charger is a flat puck or pad perfect for fast wireless charging. It has a beautiful new design with a leather-like material for good looks. Perfect for your home office and such. However, slide it back and flip it up and we have a wireless charging stand or dock. Perfect for the bed-side, watching TV and more. There are multiple coils too, so it will charge sitting in landscape or portrait mode. This is by far the best fast wireless charging pad, but it's also the most expensive. It comes in black or tan.

Buy it Now for $89.99 from Samsung

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