Back in August of this year we took a look at the LG Wireless Charging Orb and scored it a pretty impressive 9.3 out of 10 based on value for money, build quality and aesthetics and way back in April we looked at the Zens QI Wireless Charging Pad which we scored 4 out of 5 before our new review format had came into play. Today we take a look at another budget wireless QI charging device which is the GooseWhite Qi Charger.
Wireless charging as a technology is really starting to take off and I don’t believe it will be too long until we are starting to see the technology being built into public places and transport however for now, it’s charge at home equipment which we are looking at.
When it comes to budget chargers there is no shortage of them out there and the one we are looking at in this review is no different from them but for the fact that GooseWhite have really went beyond the call of duty by including a pad to enable the Samsung Galaxy S4’s wireless charging out of the box.
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You can pick up the entire kit for £39.99 from Amazon
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- Wireless Charging Pad
- 3 Pin UK Charging Adapter
- Micro USB Charge Cable
- Wireless Charger Adaptor
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- Charges the Samsung Galaxy S4 out of the box
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This product is compatible with all phones that offer wireless QI standard charging.
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- Price Point
- Wireless Charging Adapter for Samsung Galaxy S4 being included
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- Lack of any grip
- Bog standard looks
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The GooseWhite QI Charger kit is not the most interesting device on the market, in fact the white look of plastic almost screams “I’m Cheap” however despite the fact that it looks dull the product itself is actually pretty well-built.
The charge rate for the device is pretty much on par with mains charging though the downside is that it doesn’t offer auto cut off when charging completes however that said, neither does mains charging.
In terms of device complaints it would only be that it offers no grip so if you have your device powered on and charging and it rings then you can expect your S4 (if that’s what you’re using with this pad) to become an Ice Skater as it slides all over the mat.
In conclusion this is a great mat for the price you’re seeing it at, not many will come with wireless charging adapters so it’s worth taking a look at before you go out and spend crazy money on a branded charger.