Best iPhone chargers

Getting one of the best iPhone chargers will really change the way you use your device. From being able to charge up your Quickly or your iPhone while on the go, it is important to take note of what is right for you and pick based on that criteria. If you are picking out a charger, you have to device based on more than just looks and price, especially now that iPhones don't come with a charger in the box anymore. 

If you are looking to charge up your batteries on the go, you may want a travel charger or something that works with your car. If you work from home, the best choice is likely a nice sturdy wall charger. However, if you have bought an iPhone in the last few years, you might as well take advantage of the MagSafe capabilities to get something that looks great

Before starting, it's worth pointing out that some charges use a USB-A port and others may use a USB-C port so you want to check what type of charging lead you have and pick out something based on what you one.

With that out of the way, here are the best iPhone chargers right now. 

Best Wall chargers for iPhone

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A wall charger is always a reliable charger to have at your disposal. Here is just a sample of what's out there, but, for something MagSafe-compatible, check out the best MagSafe chargers.

Best MagSafe charging stands

A MagSafe charging stand makes it easier to charge your iPhone next to your beside. With there being no shortage of the best Magsafe charging stands, we've collated our highlights.

Best wireless chargers for multiple devices

Got more than one device to charge? One of the best chargers for multiple devices is what you need, so you can easily wirelessly charge your AirPods and your Apple Watch at the same time as your iPhone. Below, we've included both MagSafe devices and those with standard wireless charging standards too.

Best wireless charging pads for iPhone 

Hate cables? A wireless charging pad is the solution you need for charging your iPhone. It's neater and just requires you to plop the iPhone down on the charging pad. It's not as fast as cable charging or MagSafe but it's a viable option at your desk. Here are some more best wireless charging pads for iPhone.

Best iPhone travel chargers

If you travel regularly, you want a charger that's compact and easy to pack away. However, you also want one that can charge lots of different devices so you don't need to carry extra cables with you. Here are the best iPhone travel chargers for when you're on vacation.

Best iPhone car chargers

If you're often in your car, you'll know how useful it is to have an iPhone charger in the car. If you have a newer car with USB ports or even wireless charging pads, you're fine but for everyone else, here are the best iPhone car chargers.

Best Solar chargers for your iPhone

The best Solar chargers for iPhone are great if you want to be as environmentally friendly as possible. Included below are wired and wireless options, so you can easily use the sun's ray to fill your iPhone battery.

Best iPhone charging cradles for your car

A car charger is useful but you could also do with a charging cradle to keep your phone at a good angle for Maps or Apple Music. Here are the cradles that will keep your phone propped in the right way while you're traveling.

What does fast charging mean?

Fast charging lives up to its name. It gets your phone back up to 100% more quickly than a regular charger. It ups the current that goes into your iPhone, so the more amperage is put back into the battery. That can create extra heat so don't be surprised if your phone gets warmer. It's well-tested though so there's nothing to worry about.

Is wireless charging fast for iPhone?

Wireless charging is always slightly slower than normal wired charging, depending on the cables and plugs involved. However, it's been brought up to speed in newer iterations with MagSafe making the process even quicker. It's almost as fast as the best cable setups.

What is MagSafe?

MagSafe is the Apple wireless charging standard, and many of its mobile devices use it. The iPhone 12 and above use the standard, as well as Apple Watch and some AirPods models that have a wireless charging case. MagSafe surrounds a wireless charging pad with a halo of magnets that keep the charging puck in place with a satisfying ‘clack’. You can buy chargers direct from Apple, but third-party companies also make MagSafe accessories.

Tammy Rogers
Senior Staff Writer

As iMore's Senior Staff writer, Tammy uses her background in audio and Masters in screenwriting to pen engaging product reviews and informative buying guides. The resident audiophile (or audio weirdo), she's got an eye for detail and a love of top-quality sound. Apple is her bread and butter, with attention on HomeKit and Apple iPhone and Mac hardware. You won't find her far away from a keyboard even outside of working at iMore – in her spare time, she spends her free time writing feature-length and TV screenplays. Also known to enjoy driving digital cars around virtual circuits, to varying degrees of success. Just don't ask her about AirPods Max - you probably won't like her answer.

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