Best MagSafe and magnetic iPhone equipment for 2022

After its debut within the iPhone 12 fashions, Apple carried over its MagSafe charging system to the iPhone 13 sequence and we anticipate will probably be built-in into all iPhones transferring ahead, hopefully some enhancements alongside the best way. Since the system depends on easy magnets that connect on to the cellphone (or a MagSafe-enabled case), quite a lot of official and third-party MagSafe equipment have hit the market, some extra helpful than others. With so many MagSafe equipment on the market — and much more on the best way — we thought it could be a good suggestion to spherical up the perfect ones we have encountered. Some, as we stated, are official Apple-licensed merchandise whereas others aren’t. The primary distinction is that equipment that are not Apple licensed will not be capable to cost on the highest speeds (as much as 15W). But in lots of instances, the shortage of certification is not a consider how nicely the product performs, although some non Apple-certified MagSafe-compatible equipment typically lack sturdy sufficient magnets.Here’s a take a look at our present favourite MagSafe equipment. Note that I’ve personally, if anecdotally, used all the merchandise listed beneath. Again, the unofficial MagSafe machine choices are advantageous if you happen to’re not involved with charging pace (akin to if you happen to’re charging in a single day). We’ll replace this listing as we uncover new high equipment. Read extra: Best MagSafe and magnetic wi-fi chargers for Apple iPhone 13Magnetic wi-fi battery chargers

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You don’t desire your cellphone to go lifeless on the mountain so it is at all times good to pack and battery pack.MyCharge calls its new line of magnetic energy banks Superhero MagLock, implying that they are actual saviors. I used to be impressed by their design. Not solely do the batteries, which are available numerous capacities, have sturdy magnets and stick very well to the again of your iPhone 12 or 13, however they’ve raised coils, that are supposed to assist with decreasing warmth ranges whereas charging. It does appear to work.The 3,000-mAh battery is light-weight and slim and is good to have round for some emergency charging. However, it will not get you a full cost, so you will most likely wish to step as much as one of many higher-capacity choices just like the 6,000-mAh mannequin that retails for $60 however is at the moment being discounted to $40. The 9,000-mAh model is beefy and appears like your cellphone is connected to a small brick (the battery and cellphone do slot in your hand properly however the combo actually is not pocket pleasant).All the MagLock batteries cost Qi-enabled iPhones at 5 watts, though you may get quicker charging if you happen to go wired and use a USB-C to Lightning cable. I additionally appreciated how there is a chime when the charging begins and your cellphone tells you the way a lot juice is left within the battery pack (it is tied into iOS15). You can wirelessly cost Android units as nicely however the MagLock will not stick until you’ve a metallic ring on again of your cellphone’s case (stick-on rings can be found on the market).The SuperHero MagLock is offered in a number of shade choices and has a pleasant shiny end. It at the moment is the best-designed magnetic energy financial institution — higher even than Apple’s.

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What’s cool about Anker 622 Magnetic Battery is that it is a wi-fi battery that has an built-in magnetic flap that converts right into a stand. You will not get quick wi-fi charging from this 5,000-mAh battery (it costs at as much as 7.5 watts) but it surely’s slim and simple to hold round. It costs through USB-C and if you happen to use a USB-C to Lighting to cost your iPhone, it’s going to cost at a quicker fee of 12 watts. That’s not as quick as what a 20-watt USB-C energy adapter can ship, but it surely’s quicker than 7.5 watts.  

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Mophie’s magnetic energy financial institution is much like Anker’s however is barely slimmer and would not have an built-in flap that converts into stand. Like the Anker, this is not an official Apple MagSafe accent, but it surely magnetically adheres to the again of your MagSafe-enabled iPhone or MagSafe case — sure, it sticks properly — and is svelte for five,000-mAh battery. It may also be used with different telephones that help wi-fi charging because it comes with a stick-on magnet. Wireless charging speeds are restricted to 7.5W for iPhones however if you happen to want a quicker cost, you possibly can join a USB-C to Lightning cable to bump the pace as much as 12W. This has sufficient juice to completely cost an iPhone 13 or 13 Pro as soon as but it surely’ll fall a bit in need of a full cost with an iPhone 13 Pro Max. 

Magnetic folding stands/wallets

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Clckr makes iPhone instances built-in with its signature Stand and Grip however they are not MagSafe appropriate. However, the Clckr Stand & Grip is — it adheres on to your iPhone or a MagSafe-enabled case.It’s the most effective MagSafe stands on the market, permitting you to prop your cellphone up vertically or horizontally. And, because it similar implies, the stand additionally converts right into a ring-like grip so you possibly can maintain your iPhone extra ergonomically. It has sturdy magnets and adheres nicely to your cellphone or case.  

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The accent from Moft not solely acts as a magnetic pockets that adheres to the again of your MagSafe-enabled iPhone (or case), but it surely converts right into a stand that can be utilized to prop up your cellphone horizontally or vertically. The pockets matches a few bank cards (you possibly can stretch it a bit to get three in there) and the accent has a reasonably sturdy magnet so it stays in your cellphone fairly nicely.I’m displaying it in gentle blue but it surely’s accessible in a number of colours. You may purchase this as a bundle for $60 with Moft’s MagSafe case, which is a pleasant case.

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The Anker 610 Magnetic Phone Grip is without doubt one of the extra reasonably priced MagSafe equipment. It has a robust magnet and you need to use the retractable ring to carry your cellphone securely in your hand or as a kickstand. It means that you can prop up your cellphone horizontally however not vertically. Some different MagSafe stands do each.


If you are PopSockets fan, you’ve a few MagSafe choices. There’s the extra normal PopGrip ($30) and the PopWallet+ for MagSafe ($40), which mixes a magnetic pockets that shops a number of bank cards and a PopGrip that provides you a grip and kickstand possibility.  


Available in a number of shade choices, this easy, light-weight flip-out kickstand has a robust magnet and takes up minimal area on the again of your cellphone (it really works higher for propping your cellphone up horizontally).

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Apple’s official MagSafe Wallet is costlier than lots of third-party magnetic wallets, however the one factor it has that the opposite ones do not is compatibility with Apple’s Find My community. But do not anticipate to trace it down like an AirTag: It actually simply indicators if and when it turns into indifferent. It’s accessible in 5 shade choices.

Magnetic charging stands

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The Anker 637 Magnetic Desktop Charging Station has a magnetic charging pad on one facet and 7 charging ports on the again: two USB-C, two USB-A and three normal AC retailers. The USB-C ports ship as much as a 65-watt cost when charging one machine — or 45-watt and 20-watt if charging two units concurrently. So sure, you need to use it to cost most laptops that cost through USB-C.For MagSafe-enabled iPhones, the wi-fi charging pad costs at 7.5 watts. You can solely cost Android telephones if you happen to stick a metallic ring accent (offered individually) on the again of your machine — and place it in the correct spot.

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Anker’s 633 2-in-1 MagGo Charging Stand has extra elements than you would possibly suppose at first look. Not solely is it a charging stand that additionally has a spot to cost your AirPods (or any earbuds with a wi-fi charging case and even a second cellphone), however wi-fi charging pad is definitely a 5,000-mAh moveable battery, which is why I put it within the wi-fi battery part.Since this is not an Apple blessed MagSafe charger, it solely costs at as much as 7.5 watts (not 15). It is available in black, white or gentle blue.

Read our first take of Anker 633 2-in-1 MagGo Charging Stand.


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The 3-in-1 Boost Charge Pro Portable Wireless Charging Pad with MagSafe is an Apple-certified MagSafe accent so it presents quick wi-fi charging (15-watt) to your MagSafe-enabled iPhone as nicely the Apple Watch 7.It features a 40-watt adapter and I charged an iPhone 13 Pro, the AirPods third-generation and Watch Series 7 on the similar time. Like the Boost Charge Watch fast-charger, the adjustable Watch module accommodates any Apple Watch case measurement in both flat or in nightstand mode. You may cost a second cellphone on the AirPods slot, however you do not get fast-charging there — it solely presents 5-watt charging. The 3-in-1 Boost Charge Pro Portable Wireless Charging Pad with MagSafe is actually a pleasant charging station for Apple units. It has a glossy, elegant design, with a pleasant soft-to-the-touch silicone end. My solely gripe is that end is a mud magnet and I needed to wipe it down with an alcohol towelette to take away any mud particles earlier than I photographed it. The black exhibits extra mud so I’d suggest getting the white model (of each chargers) fairly than the black. 

Read our first take of Belkin Boost Pro 3-in-1 Charging Pad with MagSafe.


Magnetic automotive mounts and chargers


iOttie has launched a pleasant MagSafe-compatible wi-fi automotive charger with a automotive vent mount. It has a robust magnet, so your iPhone stays on the mount, and it additionally has an built-in USB-C cable and cigarette-lighter energy adapter so that you’re prepared to begin charging out of the field. Note that iPhone “quick” charging caps out at 7.5 watts. 


Spigen’s OneTap magnetic automotive mount is available in a number of totally different variations, together with an air vent and dashboard variations. It options function a telescopic arm and pretty sturdy magnet. However, it isn’t fairly as sturdy because the the one in Belkin’s automotive mount (see beneath). While it is fairly reasonably priced at lower than $25 (there’s at the moment an on the spot 30% off coupon), however no cigarette lighter energy adapter is included (a USB-C cable is, nonetheless). Like the iOttie, iPhone “quick” charging caps out at 7.5 watts.


Belkin’s Car Vent Mount Pro with MagSafe technically is not a charger. It’s only a licensed MagSafe vent mount. Belkin additionally has a wi-fi charging model of this (it prices $40 with out the automotive charger, $60 with it), however you’d have to attach a cable to it anyway for charging. The benefit of a wi-fi model could be that not like with this vent mount, you would not must plug a cable into your cellphone each time you wish to cost it (I’ve a USB-C-to-LIghtning cable arrange within the automotive for quick charging, however I do not love the additional step of getting to plug within the cable every time I wish to cost the cellphone). All that stated, what units this Belkin aside from different generic, non MagSafe-certified mounts that look comparable (and a few even supply wi-fi charging), is that the Belkin has a really sturdy magnet whereas many of those different vent mounts do not. If you’ve a MagSafe case in your cellphone (or only a bare newer iPhone mannequin), the cellphone actually sticks to the mount. The clip additionally retains the mount securely in your vent and you may rotate the mount from portrait to panorama mode as wanted.

Magnetic photograph and video equipment

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Joby makes bendable tripods for cameras and smartphones and its merchandise are a staple of vloggers and different content material creators. Sometimes it is a bit cumbersome to get your cellphone out of their clamping mounts, which is what’s interesting in regards to the firm’s new MagSafe choices. You can merely stick your cellphone to the mount; it adheres magnetically.My iPhone 13 Pro caught fairly securely to the GripTight mount. I used to be testing it with an Otterbox MagSafe-enabled case, so I wasn’t actually apprehensive in regards to the cellphone getting jostled and falling off the mount. But if you’d like a safer match, you’ve the choice of utilizing the “hybrid” clamp to essentially lock your cellphone onto the mount. The clamp works in each vertical and horizontal modes and whenever you’re going the magnetic route solely, you possibly can simply swivel your cellphone right into a horizontal or vertical place.Joby is at the moment promoting three GripTight for MagSafe equipment. There’s a easy wall-mount possibility, a GripTight Mount for MagSafe that may be added to any GorillaPod (or tripod for that matter), in addition to a bundle that features a GorillaPod and GripTight Mount (arms for the GorillaPod are offered individually). All three new MagSafe choices are additionally appropriate with Joby’s Wavo Mobile, Beamo Mini and VaryPod equipment.


Belkin’s Magnetic Phone Mount with Face Tracking is designed for people who who shoot their very own selfie movies for TikTookay, Instagram and different social media platforms with a MagSafe-enabled iPhone (the machine has a companion iOS app however not an Android app). There are competing merchandise on the market just like the Pivo Pod Lite ($80), however that is MagSafe-enabled so all you must do is stick your cellphone on the mount (you possibly can merely flip your cellphone to put it in panorama or portrait mode). The pedestal mechanically turns as your cellphone follows your face whilst you’re capturing your self. To be clear, this isn’t for FaceTime or WhatsApp or WeChat video calls. It would not must be plugged so it is simple to maneuver across the room and place wherever you need. However, it isn’t outfitted with rechargeable batteries. It’s powered by three AA batteries that do give the pedestal some added weight for stability. 


Moment makes a number of totally different photography-oriented MagSafe equipment, together with a few tripod mounts. The Pro Tripod Mount You can select to only use the magnets or lock your cellphone in for added safety. This could not work as nicely with the bigger Max fashions however the usual iPhone 13 and 13 Pro are lighter and are much less prone to turn out to be indifferent (magnets are solely so sturdy). 

Here are some things to remember when shopping for MagSafe-related equipment, notably so-called MagSafe charging merchandise:A real MagSafe wi-fi charger will get you the potential for the quickest wi-fi charging fee (as much as 15 watts as an alternative 7.5 watts or 10 watts that some chargers ship) on iPhones.Official MagSafe merchandise — these blessed by Apple — embrace a Made for MagSafe badge on the field. However, loads of different producers have created magnetic wi-fi chargers that feel and look like MagSafe equipment. These MagSafe expertise copycat units are additionally much more reasonably priced than the official MagSafe choices, however this is the catch: they provide much less highly effective charging (restricted to 7.5 watts). We’ve included these non-official merchandise on this listing, however know that they will cost solely half as quick (for iPhones), even when they’re able to wirelessly charging sure Android smartphones at as much as 15 watts (people who help 15-watt quick wi-fi charging).To get that most energy, you will want a 20 watts USB-C PD charger — ideally one that’s Power Delivery 3.0-certified. (The iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, iPhone 13 Pro Max and that iPhone 13 Mini embrace a USB-C to Lightning cable within the field, however not the charger.) Some corporations supply bundles that embrace a MagSafe wi-fi charging puck with a USB-C energy adapter whereas others, like Apple, promote the puck and energy adapter individually. Most of the MagSafe chargers (aftermarket and MagSafe-certified) will cost different Qi-compatible units, like choose older iPhones and Android telephones. You simply will not get the magnetic adhesion.If you’ll want to additionally get a charger, our listing of greatest USB-C chargers has loads of choices. That will, after all, work for wired charging, too — which can at all times be quicker than MagSafe or different wi-fi charging choices.

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