Does the OnePlus 5 have wireless charging?

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No, the OnePlus 5 does not have wireless charging, so it won’t be compatible with wireless charging pads.

Why does the OnePlus 5 not have wireless charging?

OnePlus could have added wireless charging to their design for their OnePlus 5, but of course adding this module requires both money and space — both of which are in short supply in OnePlus’ value-oriented flagship phone.

Instead, OnePlus have focused on Dash Charging, a high-speed charging method similar to Qualcomm’s Quick Charge. In videos, OnePlus have shown that their charging method is faster than Samsung’s with the Galaxy S8.

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In a third-party test, it took the OnePlus 5 just 1 hour and 28 minutes to hit 100%, compared to 1 hour and 41 minutes for the Galaxy S8, 1 hour and 44 minutes for the HTC U11 and 2 hours and 40 minutes for the Xperia XZ Premium.

Can I buy Dash chargers online?

You can pick up an official OnePlus 5 Dash Charge Cable from us, but unfortunately OnePlus haven’t allowed third-party accessory makers to produce replacement mains adapters that meet the Dash charging standard.

Can I buy other OnePlus 5 chargers online?

Yes, you can safely use the OnePlus 5 with a variety of mains chargers and adapters. without Dash branding. You should find that while charging times aren’t as good as a Dash charger, you can still recharge your phone without any issues — and these chargers are much less expensive, making them useful for keeping at the office, at work or in other areas.

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For example, you can pick up this USB-C charging dock from Kigidi, which provides reasonably fast charging while holding your phone in a convenient upright orientation. This makes it very easy to see incoming calls, messages and other notifications without picking your phone off your desk each time. You can even pair it with your original OnePlus 5 mains Dash charger for extremely fast charging.

Wrapping up

I hope this information was helpful! If you have any questions or feedback, please get in touch via the comments section below!

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