Wireless charging is pretty big nowadays — almost all flagships have glass backs and support inductive charging. It’s about the convenience — you just put your phone down on a designated puck or stand and have it charge. You can still pick it up and set it back down whenever you need to without worrying about cables and whatnot.
And having a power bank on hand is always a good idea. Especially with Summer coming about — having a backup plan for phone charging when out on a trip or hike is essential not only so that you can take all the selfies you wish, but so that you remain connected to …