The Best Charging Lamps You Can Buy Right Now for Every Area of Your Home

updated Sep 23, 2022
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I know you’ve been there: You’re sitting on the sofa, winding down in bed, or hard at work at your desk, and your device suddenly alerts you that (gulp!) you’re running low on battery power. A mild sense of panic sets in as you quickly switch on a lamp to search for the nearest charger and outlet before your phone or tablet runs out of juice.

But you can now relax, because such problems are a thing of the past, thanks to charging lamps. Yep, you read that right. The ultimate double-duty decor, charging lamps not only illuminate your space but also are equipped with USB ports or wireless pads so you can power up effortlessly. Even better, they come in a range of styles, including table lamps, task/desk lamps, and even floor lamps, so they can seamlessly fit into any area of your home. Below are some of our favorite options that will literally light up your life.

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1 / 10

Giving off major industrial vibes, this metal desk lamp is enticingly bare-bones. But even so, it sports a built-in USB port and charging pad so you can charge your devices while you work. Just keep in mind that the Edison bulb is not included.

2 / 10

Compact yet sleek, this lamp’s sophistication belies the accessible price point. Its petite stature makes it ideal for accent tables and tight spaces, and the USB port is slyly located on the metal base. It's available in three colors — silver, black, or gold.

3 / 10
Joss & Main
was $225.00

Showcasing minimalism at its best, this metal-framed floor lamp operates a single 150W bulb (not included) inside its beige fabric drum shade. The three-way switch makes the lamp a cinch to use. The convenient, circular wooden tabletop has a USB port so you can rest your phone or tablet while it juices up.

4 / 10
was $198.00

Perennially chic, this brushed brass lamp will add a dash of style and sophistication to your desk or wherever its home might be. The curved neck, marble base, and white fabric cord offer retro glamour, but its USB port is certainly contemporary, as is the easy-to-operate on/off switch at the base.

5 / 10
Pottery Barn
was $299.00

This soothing lamp is an ideal send-off for sweet dreams when it lives on your bedside table. The classic piece sports a solid alabaster body with an iron accent, making it a neutral staple that will work with practically any decor. The USB port on the base near the cord exit is discreet and convenient.

6 / 10

If you are all about the geometric details, you'll want this rectangular lamp by your side on your nightstand, side table, desk, or even your kitchen table. The woodgrain base and linen-esque shade give it classic appeal, while the USB charging port on the base and the 25,000-hour LED bulb make it decidedly modern.

7 / 10
West Elm

The Metalized Glass lamp’s blown-glass base comes in deep jewel tones like green and blue, as well as the more traditional gray and white. The built-in USB port at the base ensures your phone or tablet is always fully charged.

8 / 10
Pottery Barn
was $299.00

Stylish, sleek, and square shaped, this lamp's adjustable neck lets you light up your space exactly where you need it. To keep those clean lines, no cords are required for charging your devices; it boasts a wireless charging pad at its base, complete with Qi inductive charging technology.

9 / 10
West Elm
was $229.00

The best things come in pairs, including this table lamp, which is sold individually or as a duo. Choose from antique bronze with a white linen shade or antique brass with a natural linen shade. Either way, the built-in USB port will keep you connected.

10 / 10
was $95.99

Truly a triple threat, this lamp is quite the multitasker: It (obviously) gives light, has two USB ports to charge mobile devices, and sports built-in shelves that provide storage. Inspired by Japanese design, this multifunction unit comes in black, brown, white, and rustic wood. Think of all the space you’ll save!

Sarah M. Vazquez also contributed to reporting.