VHbox Vh Qi Wireless Charging Pad Review: Perfect Accessory for the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge

If you’ve got a wireless charge capable phone, such as the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, and you’re not using a wireless charger, you’re missing out on a level of convenience that iPhone users can only dream about. Using the VHbox Vh Qi Wireless Charging Pad means no fumbling with cables — you just lay your phone down and charge it.

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Available in brown, dark gray, light gray, or the blue I was sent, the Vh Qi Wireless Charging Pad is a minimalistic and thin (5.5mm) circle that features an aluminum base with leather wrapped top; it has a 47″ long flat cable.

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Unfortunately and probably due to its thinness, this is not a fast charger; output is 1A, which is the standard for most regular smartphone chargers. Even so, the Vh Qi works well and looks pretty enough to display anywhere.

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It turns out that there is a $10 add-on that can make your iPhone (Lightning port connector only) or microUSB non-Qi-enabled phone wireless charging capable! I may have to order one of VHbox’s wireless charging receivers just to see how it works with the Vh Qi Wireless Charging Pad because wireless charging is a feature I really like on my S7 Edge, and I love the idea of being able to just lay any phone down on the same pad to have it charge.

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The VHbox Vh Qi Wireless Charging Pad is incredibly thin and it looks great; while I would prefer that it be Fast Charge enabled, it still gets the job done.

The VHbox Vh Qi Wireless Charging Pad retails for $59.99, and it is available directly from the manufacturer. Use the codes PRELAUNCH and FREESHIPPING to get 50% off your order with free shipping.

Source: Manufacturer supplied review sample

What I Like: Slim, minimalistic leather-wrapped circular design; Works well; Add-on wireless charging receiver option is available for iPhone and other non-Qi-enabled smartphones

What Needs Improvement: Not Fast Charge enabled


About the Author

Judie Lipsett Stanford
I've had a fascination with all types of gadgets and gizmos since I was a child, beginning with the toy robot that my grandmother gave my brother - which I promptly "relieved him of" in 1973. I'm a self-professed gadget magpie. I can't tell you how everything works, but I'm known world-wide for using a product until I have a full understanding of what it does, what its limitations are, and if it excels in any given area — or not.