Any reason to get wireless charger

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  1. hoben02

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    I asked about benefit of getting a wireless charger at the apple store and was told it doesn’t charge any faster then a cable so what benefit is there
     
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    It can actually take longer to charge wirelessly. The reason people use it is for the convenience. There's no cord to plug in.
     
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    Best option for when you're in bed and can just lay the phone on the wireless charging pad without looking for the wire...
     
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    I got one that stands my max up so at night I just touch the screen to see the time. I love it.
     
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    Far easier than plugging into the lightning connector. I would not do without it and can b e very cheap on line. Perhaps the only drawback is not really being able to use the phone easily while it is charging so I put ours on charge first thing in the morning.

    As I have mentioned elsewhere, just make sure you hear the charging ‘bong’ when you sit the phone on the charger. It is easy to miss the charging spot, even though it is quite wide. Also just check the current requirement of the pad against your charger.
     
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    Works great in a vehicle with a holder. You don't have to plug a cable in to the phone itself. Makes it so much more convenient.
     
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    It's purely cosmetic.

    Dunno if I'd classify as being far easier than physically plugging it in. If you're not in any hurry for a charge, a wireless pad is clean and convenient. If you're looking for a quick in and out, you're gonna want to tether.
     
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    I have them all around my house and at the office, it’s more of a convenience thing for me.
     
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