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Smartphones with wireless charging

A user who has purchased a wireless charging may be disappointed - if his mobile device does not support the Qi standard, the purchased accessory will have to be put on Avito. What kind of gadgets can recharge from wireless memory?

Wireless chargers look like a panacea for those mobile device users who don’t tolerate messing around with wires. However, do not rush to buy wireless memory, they first need to make sure that the gadgets they possess are equipped with Qi technology and can interact with charging such as Wireless . In this compilation we will talk about modern smartphones that support wireless charging - perhaps our recommendations will help you choose a gadget that does not force you to constantly look for an outlet.


Samsung Galaxy S7

  • Battery capacity : 3000 mAh.
  • Wireless charging standard: Qi / Powermat.
  • Display size and matrix : 5.1 inches, SuperAMOLED matrix.
  • Processor and Graphics : 8-core Exynos 8890 + Mali T
  • Presence of LTE module : present.

Price: from 44 900 rubles

The Korean manufacturer is among the 3 organizations involved in the development of innovative charging methods at once - including in the WPC , which created the Qi technology. Therefore, it is absolutely logical that all the latest Samsung flagships can be “powered” from wireless memory devices - this applies not only to the Galaxy S7 , but also to the S7 Edge , S6 , S6 Edge , S6 Active models.

S7 also supports an alternative wireless charging standard, Powermat , developed by the Power Matters Alliance , a consortium that Samsung also includes. Powermat is a less common option than Qi , but there is an opinion that its “golden years” are ahead. The popular Starbuck ' s coffee shop network, which has already implemented wireless charging in some of its establishments, has taken to popularize Powermat in the USA.

It is due to the fact that the Samsung Galaxy S7 supports two standards, the model received not a metal back cover, but a plastic one , covered with protective glass. Wireless charging through metal is currently not possible.


  • Supports two wireless charging standards ( Qi and Powermat ).
  • Very good, premium design.
  • 12 megapixel camera, which is rightly considered one of the best on the market.
  • 3000 mAh powerful battery.
  • The presence of the function of fast charging , thanks to which you can replenish the battery life up to 60% in just 30 minutes.


  • The amount of RAM in 4 GB is a lot, but in 2017 there are already gadgets on the market that offer 8 GB.
  • High cost - buying a gadget for 45 thousand is not affordable for everyone.

Motorola Nexus 6

  • Battery capacity : 3220 mAh.
  • Wireless charging standard: Qi.
  • Display size and matrix : 5.96 inches, AMOLED matrix.
  • Processor and Graphics : 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 + Adreno
  • Presence of LTE module : present.

Price: from 18,5 thousand rubles

Motorola Nexus 6 is a gadget with a lot of "chips", and one of them is just the possibility of wireless charging using Qi technology. The employees of Motorola and Google (who created the device together) generally tried very well for the gadget to spend as little time as possible connected to the outlet.

Included in the Motorola Nexus 6 is a powerful Turbo Charger charger that can charge the gadget from zero to 50% in just half an hour. The secret to Turbo Charger efficiency is 15 watts of power.


  • "Quick charge" Turbo Charger .
  • Support Qi wireless standard .
  • The ability to shoot video with a resolution of 4K .
  • 13 megapixel camera with dual LED flash and optical stabilization.
  • Nano coating designed to protect the gadget from water.


  • Lack of support for microSD cards .
  • Small by today's standards, the amount of RAM - only 3 GB.

Sony Xperia Z4v

  • Battery capacity : 3000 mAh.
  • Wireless charging standard: Qi, PMA.
  • Display size and matrix : 5.2 inches, IPS matrix.
  • Processor and Graphics : 8-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 + Adreno
  • Presence of LTE module : present.

Price: from 12,5 thousand rubles

Sony Xperia Z4 v - a wonderful device from the famous Japanese company, which, alas, was not sold in Russian stores and stores. In the US, his hour was also short-lived: it took so much time to finalize the Z4 gadget before the Z4 v model, that Sony managed to announce the Z5 , which, of course, “pulled the blanket” over. Nevertheless, the Xperia Z4 v remained in the history of mobile technology as the first smartphone with a QuadHD screen.

Sony Xperia Z4 v , like the Samsung Galaxy S7 , is equipped with 2 standards of wireless charging: standard Qi and alternative Powermat . Because of this, by the way, the case of the device turned out quite thick. Also, Z4 v has the function of fast charging Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 - thanks to it, in 45 minutes the gadget can be charged so that the battery lasts for a whole day.


  • Support for two standards of wireless charging Qi and Powermat .
  • QuadHD display - the first in the history of mobile technology.
  • Two excellent cameras: the rear with a resolution of 20.7 megapixels (with LED flash) and front - 5.1 megapixels.
  • IP65 and IP68 protected enclosure.
  • Powerful modern processor with 8 cores.


  • The “extra weight” of the device, due to the fact that there is too much installed inside the case.
  • Overheating of the gadget that occurs when using heavy applications and games.

Microsoft Lumia 950

  • Battery capacity : 3000 mAh.
  • Wireless charging standard: Qi.
  • Display size and matrix : 5.2 inches, AMOLED matrix.
  • Processor and Graphics : 6-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 808 + Adreno
  • Presence of LTE module : present.

Price: from 18 thousand rubles

Microsoft Lumia 950 was the first gadget released with Windows Mobile 10, and, unfortunately, the latest flagship of the Bill Gates company. And in the opinion of users, and from the point of view of mobile experts, the smartphone turned out to be "pretty." The presence of the Qi wireless charging module is lost among a lot of other, more innovative features.

Biometric identification is present - you can unlock the device using the iris scanner. This feature of the device is unique. The screen with QuadHD resolution can boast a record density of dots - 564 ppi. The rear camera is equipped with a module of 6 lenses from the world famous company ZEISS . In addition, there is a quick charge option Quick Charge from Qualcomm - with its help in just half an hour you can fill a dead battery up to 50%.

The main drawback of Microsoft Lumia 950 was previously considered a fairly high price, but now the cost of the gadget is more than moderate - especially for such a rich functionality. Microsoft loudly slammed the door, releasing one of the brightest 2016 devices.


  • Availability of Qi wireless charging standard .
  • Excellent camera with a resolution of 20 megapixels and Zeiss optics.
  • The presence of the function Continuum , which allows you to turn a smartphone into a kind of PC.
  • Support two sim cards.
  • An opportunity to replace a complete polycarbonate cover with more stylish leather.


  • Ascetic appearance (this problem is again solved by replacing the cover).
  • The high cost for the device under the brand, which does not have much weight in the mobile market.

YotaPhone 2

  • Battery capacity : 2500 mAh.
  • Wireless charging standard: Qi.
  • Display size and matrix : 5 inches, AMOLED matrix.
  • Processor and graphics : 4-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 + Adreno
  • Presence of LTE module : present.

Price: from 6.7 thousand rubles

In our collection there was a place for one of the best Russian smartphones . This is a YotaPhone 2 - a gadget that created a splash at the MWC 2014 exhibition. The main feature of the Yota smartphone is the presence of two displays: the main color and an additional one, made using the E- ink technology. About this innovation in Russia, I heard, probably, only lazy. But the fact that the YotaPhone 2 is also compatible with wireless charging is not well known.

Yota is a member of the WPC Consortium , which developed the Qi standard - respectively, and YotaPhone 2 can be recharged according to this standard.

Letting yourself buy an innovative gadget from Yota can even be a Russian with a very average income: compared to the start of sales, the price of a smartphone has dropped more than 5 times - from 39 thousand rubles to 6.7 thousand rubles! Despite the futuristic original design and good functionality, the gadget did not win admirers either abroad or in Russia.


  • The presence of two screens saves battery power.
  • Oleophobic coating of the main display - thanks to this coating no prints remain on the screen.
  • Supports Qi wireless charging.
  • Minimum price
  • High performance for low price.
  • Origin - the user can boast that he has a Russian smartphone in his hands.


  • Difficult to find original accessories.
  • The weak rear camera is 8 megapixels - even the first Yota had 13 megapixels.
  • The front camera is also not happy with the resolution - only 2 megapixels.
  • Unreliable grip gadget case with the palm.

What other phones support wireless charging?

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro
Note 5
Note 7
Galaxy S6 Duos
LG Spectrum 2
Optimus 2
Nexus 4
Nexus 5
G pro
    HTC Thunderbolt
Incredible 4G
Droid DNA
One m8t
X920e Butterfly
   Motorola Droid bionic
Droid 3/4/5
Droid Razr Maxx / Maxx
Droid Mini / Turbo
Moto x
  Nokia Lumia 920
Asus Nexus 7 / Nexus 10
Padfone s
Sony Z3v
Blackberry Classic
Caterpillar Catphone S50
Kyocera Hydro elite
Urbano LO3 / LO1
Vertu Signature Touch
Elephone P9000
Conquest S6
Panasonic ELUGA VP-06D / XP-02E
Nec MEDIAS PP N-01D / X N-04E


If the mobile phone model does not have a built-in Qi wireless charging module, this does not mean that its owner will always have to mess with the wires. On the market, you can find special receivers-receivers that allow you to wirelessly recharge even those gadgets that were not originally intended for this. This news should please the owners of Apple gadgets and Samsung flagships of past generations - S3 , S4 , S5 , Note 2 , Note 3 .

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