Comparability: Mophie and Belkin’s Wi-fi Chargers for iPhone X, eight and eight Plus

With the release of iOS 11.2, quicker 7.5W wireless charging is offered on the iPhone X, iPhone eight, and iPhone eight Plus.

At the moment, there are two chargers that Apple has confirmed assist 7.5W wi-fi charging: the Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad and the Mophie Wireless Charging Base, each of that are offered by Apple.

Now that 7.5W wi-fi charging has been carried out, we thought we would check out each charger choices for these of you who’re contemplating a purchase order following the replace.

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Each the Mophie and Belkin wi-fi chargers are priced at $60 and supply the identical charging speeds, however there are some distinct design variations between the 2. The Mophie charger is smaller in diameter and is offered solely in black, whereas the Belkin mannequin is bigger and out there solely in white.

There are dozens if not lots of of inexpensive wi-fi chargers out there, however it’s not but solely clear which of those – if any – assist 7.5W wi-fi charging in Apple’s new units at this cut-off date. It seems like there may be an Apple-controlled issue that forestalls some current higher-watt chargers from providing 7.5W charging speeds on the brand new iPhones, however that is one thing we’re nonetheless investigating in a forthcoming put up evaluating wi-fi charging choices.

We tested the Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad on each an iPhone X operating iOS 11.1.2 with 5W charging speeds and on iOS 11.2 with 7.5W charging speeds, and we did discover a small distinction, however wi-fi charging velocity depends on many alternative variables and it may range.

In our present testing, 7.5W wi-fi charging was quicker than each 5W wired and 5W wi-fi charging, so iPhone house owners who’re in search of quicker wi-fi charging speeds could also be enthusiastic about contemplating one of many chargers provided by Apple.

Each the Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad and the Mophie Wireless Charging Base may be bought from the Apple On-line retailer and in retail retailers around the globe.
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