Airframe Review: Compact, Sturdy Qi Charging Car Mount from Kenu

In my ongoing quest to find the best wireless car charger, I tested the Airframe Wireless Charging Car Mount ($59.95), which Kenu sent me. I appreciate that it works with any case (or case-free iPhone) with no special cases or magnets required. In fact, it should handle even the biggest phones in the most rugged cases thanks to the wide spring-loaded arm design.

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I also like that it uses USB-C for fast charging and even comes with a dual USB car adapter. The mount only supports vent-clip mounting and it's mostly made of plastic, but it does the job and should accommodate a wide variety of phones and cases.

Pros

  • Fast wireless charging with dual USB car adapter
  • 360-degree rotation via vent clip pivot mount
  • Wide spring-loaded holders

Cons

  • Vent clip is the only mounting option
  • Plastic materials

Final Verdict

The Airframe Wireless Charging Car Mount from Kenu will fast charge any size phone, in just about any case.

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