The development of telecommunication devices dating back to the early mid-1870’s when Alexander Graham Bell invented the very first telephone to the modern-day smartphones is truly remarkable. Imagine the old rotary dial telephone evolved into wireless phones that run on radio frequencies. With consumer convenience in mind, innovators continuously find ways to improve mobile technology.
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The idea of charging a mobile device without the need for power outlets is very appealing. With so many gadgets like headphones, computer peripherals, and phones going wireless, charging devices with messy cables are now becoming too much of a hassle. So the next step was to create a cordless charging device. Finally the theory for inductive charging by means of electromagnetic field energy transfer between two objects has been realized and now varieties of products with this technology are available for consumer use.
All you have to do is place your gadgets on charge pads and it will do the trick for you. No more need for cluttered cables or incorrect, bulky plugs! Here are some of the products that can give your mobile devices a wireless charging feature:
This product was made by Pure Energy Solutions, a newcomer in the industry of wireless technology. The company provides Eco-friendly rechargeable batteries and cordless charging platforms so they became known as the “green energy company”. No special features were added to this device and unfortunately there had been negative feedback such as a minor incompatibility issue with other gadgets, average durability and portability; and it doesn’t have an internal battery so it needs to be plugged in to a power source. Despite of these critiques, WildCharge Pad is still a big hit with environmental friendly consumers.
Energizer Inductive Charger
The behemoth battery manufacturer Energizer comes into the competition; with their version of wireless charger. The Energizer Inductive Charger is very durable and however this compact feature limits its compatibility to these devices: (1) BlackBerry Curve 8900 and (2) iPhone 3G/ /3GS. What Energizer Inductive Charger lacks in compatibility, it makes up on functionality and durability.
From its creators Duracell, a big-time battery manufacturer since the 1920’s, Duracell myGrid does a great job to keep your mobile devices fully charged. This device is compatible to most mobile devices with a rechargeable battery but excludes some of the major smartphone brands. Connectors were created to fill this gap however these connectors need to be actually glued to the device so it can function properly. Glue-on power clips were also introduced for some gadgets. The durability aspect is also being put into question with is very thin design.
Taking 1st place is Powermat 3X. Possibly being the best wireless charger on the market, this product lets you charge almost any devices thanks to Powercube’s 8 connector tips. Pair this gray mat with the proper receiver and you have an almost universal wireless charger. Its compact design and sturdy built proves its heavy-duty durability. There are three charging sections that let you charge multiple devices at the same time. The device is so flexible; it has its own power supply allowing you to charge devices wirelessly even while you’re on the go.
With its topnotch features in durability and flexibility, Powermat 3X becomes the choice in wireless chargers as it covers all charging needs for your mobile devices.
In the end, it all boils down to user preference. Whether you choose the best brand in the market despite its steeper price or the most affordable and budget friendly; just be sure to pick the product that will give you, your money’s worth.
About the Author:
Allie Cooper is a young upcoming writer, a certified gamer known for weaving in her indelible wit into tech and game reviews, and writes about O2, tech companies, from UK and internet start-ups to bigger businesses.