Some are surprised to hear that wireless charging has been available in mobile phones for several years before the Apple announcement in September 2017. In fact, Samsung introduced its first commercial wireless charger for Droid Charge back in 2011. Samsung also developed a Galaxy S4 wireless charging cover & mat in 2013.
In 2015, Samsung announced “the new beginning of a new wireless charging era”. Galaxy S6 & S6 edge was the first to come with wireless charging as a basic option.
Android users have been enjoying inductive wireless charging for quite some time now. Here is a list of newer models with wireless charging (Updated February 2019): Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e
Samsung Galaxy Note 9
Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+
LG G8 ThinQ, G8s ThinQ and V50 ThinQ
LG G7 ThinQ and LG V40 ThinQ
Sony Xperia XZ3 and Sony Xperia XZ2
Nokia 9 PureView
Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3XL
Huawei Mate 20 Pro
Xiaomi Mi 9 and Mi 9 Explorer
There are additional phone models coming soon that will have wireless charging such as Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G, ZTE Axon 10 Pro 5G and more.
For a full list that is regularly updated, please visit our Wireless Charging Compatible Phones page.
It's safe to say that all leading mobile phone models in the market come with embedded with wireless charging, making wireless charging the standard for power.
Smartphones have strict control to battery. Mobile phones will switch to standby mode to avoide absorbing exceeded current power. Any damage to lithium battery life from overnight charging could be negligible
wireless charger can resist unreasonable waste of electricity in charging process. They also automatically recognizes different devices and energy requirements for “personalized work". They could automatically indentify different smartphone model to provide proper power watt supply. When charging is required, the transmitter and receiver chip will start working automatically at the same time. When fully charged, both parties will automatically turn off.