Wi-fi charging on Pixel telephones has solely been round for a 12 months now, and whereas I sincerely want that Google had labored more durable with extra producers to make extra “Made for Google Pixel” stands, not less than we now have extra choices than we did when the Pixel three debuted. To your Pixel 4, you might have choices for 10W and normal 5W charging in each type elements: vertical stands that you need to use with Movement Sense’s swift face unlocking and flat pads you possibly can drop your Pixel Four on as you head off to dreamland.
Google Pixel Stand
$80 at Amazon
For the reason that Pixel Four is a particular snowflake regarding its most charging velocity, if you wish to wi-fi cost your Pixel Four at high velocity, it is advisable to purchase the Pixel Stand. It’ll cost the Pixel Four at 10W and it could possibly kick your telephone right into a particular picture slideshow mode.
10W charging speeds
Belkin Enhance Up Wi-fi Charging Pad 10W for Google Pixel three and Pixel three XL
This is among the solely third-party chargers to cost the Pixel three and Pixel Four at 10W — different pads within the Enhance Up line solely cost Pixel telephones at 5W — and in case you favor a quick wi-fi charger that is flat on your nightstand or workplace desk, this one’s for you.
$57 at Amazon
Plush search for residence
iOttie iON Wi-fi Plus v2 Charging Pad
$40 at Amazon
iOttie’s newer model of the iON charging pad can cost by way of thicker circumstances higher than earlier than, nevertheless it additionally has a luscious material exterior that can look nice on an workplace desk, nightstand, or espresso desk. It additionally has a USB-A port on the again for charging a second machine on the similar time.
Reasonably priced stand
Anker PowerWave Stand
$16 at Amazon
This stand will solely cost the Pixel Four at 5W, nevertheless it’s solely a fraction of the worth of the Pixel Stand. That is a compromise I am keen to make for a subdued wanting stand that will not present mud and dust as shortly and is extra steady to make use of your telephone on because it prices.
AUKEY Extremely-Compact USB-C Wi-fi Charger
$16 at Amazon
There are lower-priced Qi chargers on the market, however most of these run on outdated micro-USB. This mannequin from Aukey is powered by USB-C, which means you possibly can cost wirelessly when you might have the time or unplug it once you’re in a crunch and cost the Pixel Four wired as a substitute.
ESR Lounge Stand Wi-fi Charger
$22 at Amazon
Ditching boring plastics for mushy material and glossy metals, this stand seems to be extra premium than the Pixel Stand for lower than half the worth. There are two finishes for the steel body, a softer grey or a pointy silver, and the mushy material lined two massive coils that help panorama or portrait charging.
At residence and on the go
Samsung Wi-fi Charger Moveable Battery
When it is at residence, this phone-sized charging pad works identical to another, however once you unplug it, it turns right into a 10,000mAh energy financial institution that you need to use to cost your Pixel Four wirelessly or with an ordinary USB-C cable. It is two wi-fi chargers in a single, and actually, does it get a lot better than that?
$37 at Amazon
OtterBox OtterSpot Wi-fi Charging System
This package contains two wi-fi chargers: the OtterSpot Wi-fi Charging Base and one OtterSport Wi-fi Charging Moveable Battery, which you need to use to recharge your Pixel Four wirelessly whereas out and about on this planet. You possibly can stack as much as three OtterSpot batteries on the bottom to cost whilst you Qi cost your telephone.
$130 at OtterBox
Whereas a few third-party chargers are on the market, your most dependable wager for 10W Qi charging on the Pixel Four stays the Google Pixel Stand, which is a strong stand, however you are going to need to preserve a Swifter material round to maintain mud and dirt off the charger. I want that Google has began to supply the Pixel Stand in another colours — or not less than a Charcoal Grey — however White seems to be nice as long as you retain it clear.
If you happen to favor a pad over a stand — and for the nightstand, that is precisely what I favor myself — then you possibly can ditch the added value of 10W and get one thing way more inexpensive, just like the Aukey USB-C Wi-fi Charging Pad and its splendidly compact footprint. For a extra refined have a look at residence, the iOttie iON has a fantastic look and a few daring choices than gray or black like that vibrant ruby pink.