Greatest MagSafe and Magnetic iPhone Equipment for 2022


The MagSafe function on Apple’s new iPhone 14 (in addition to the previous-generation iPhone 13 and iPhone 12), is nice for quick wi-fi charging. But it surely additionally opens up an entire new world of magnetic equipment that snap proper on to the again of your cellphone. There are tons of nice new official and third-party devices to select from, together with energy banks, wallets, charging stands, automotive mounts and extra. We have rounded up a number of the finest MagSafe equipment under so you may get much more out of your iPhone. 

Some are official, Apple-licensed merchandise whereas others aren’t. The principle distinction is that equipment that are not Apple-certified will not be capable to cost on the highest speeds (as much as 15 watts). However in a number of instances, the shortage of certification will not change how nicely the product performs, although some non Apple-certified MagSafe-compatible equipment typically lack sturdy sufficient magnets.

This is a take a look at my present favourite MagSafe equipment. Be aware that I’ve personally, if anecdotally, used all the merchandise listed under. Once more, the unofficial MagSafe gadget choices are tremendous when you’re not involved with charging pace (resembling when you’re charging in a single day). We’ll replace this checklist as we uncover new prime equipment. 

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Magnetic wi-fi battery chargers

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You don’t need your cellphone to go useless on the mountain so it is all the time good to pack a 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 in varied capacities, have sturdy magnets and stick very well to the again of your iPhone 12, 13 or 14, however they’ve raised coils, that are supposed to assist with lowering warmth ranges whereas charging. It does appear to work.

The three,000-mAh battery is light-weight and slim and is sweet to have round for some emergency charging. Nevertheless, 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, which retails for $60, however you may at the moment seize for 30% off with the on-page on the spot coupon. The 9,000-mAh model is beefy and seems like your cellphone is connected to a small brick — the battery and cellphone do slot in your hand properly, however the combo definitely is not pocket-friendly.

All of the MagLock batteries cost Qi-enabled iPhones at 5 watts, though you may get quicker charging when you go wired and use a USB-C to Lightning cable. I additionally favored how there is a chime when the charging begins and your cellphone tells you ways a lot juice is left within the battery pack (it is tied into iOS 15). You may wirelessly cost Android gadgets as nicely however the MagLock will not stick until you’ve got a metallic ring on the again of your cellphone’s case (stick-on rings can be found).

The SuperHero MagLock is accessible in a couple of colours and has a shiny end. It is at the moment the most effective designed magnetic energy financial institution — higher even than Apple’s.

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What’s cool about Anker’s 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 fees at as much as 7.5 watts) but it surely’s slim and simple to hold round. 

It fees by way of USB-C and when you use a USB-C to Lighting to cost your iPhone, it’s going to cost at a quicker fee of 12 watts. That is 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 does not have an built-in flap that converts right into a stand. Just 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 can be used with different telephones that assist wi-fi charging because it comes with a stick-on magnet. 

Wi-fi charging speeds are restricted to 7.5 watts for iPhones, however when you want a quicker cost, you may join a USB-C to Lightning cable to bump the pace as much as 12 watts. Simply observe that it’s going to fall slightly wanting a full cost for a Professional Max, so you might wish to improve to a bigger energy financial institution when you’re utilizing that mannequin. 

Magnetic folding stands/wallets

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Clckr makes iPhone instances built-in with its signature Stand and Grip however they don’t seem to be MagSafe-compatible. Nevertheless, the Clckr Stand and Grip is — it adheres on to your iPhone or a MagSafe-enabled case.

It is among the finest MagSafe stands on the market, permitting you to prop your cellphone up vertically or horizontally. And, as its title implies, the stand additionally converts right into a ring-like grip so you may maintain your iPhone extra ergonomically. It has sturdy magnets and adheres nicely to your cellphone or case.

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This 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 suits a few bank cards (you may 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 am displaying it in mild blue but it surely’s out there in a number of colours. You may as well 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 cellphone grip is likely one of the extra inexpensive 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. Another MagSafe stands do each.


When you’re a PopSockets fan, you’ve got a few MagSafe choices. There’s the extra commonplace PopGrip ($30) and the PopWallet Plus for MagSafe ($40), which mixes a magnetic pockets that shops a couple of bank cards and a PopGrip that offers you a grip and kickstand possibility.

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

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Apple’s official MagSafe pockets is dearer than a number of third-party magnetic wallets, however the one factor it has that the opposite ones do not is compatibility with Apple’s Discover My community. However do not anticipate to trace it down like an AirTag: It actually simply indicators if and when it turns into indifferent. It is out there in 5 colours.

Magnetic charging stands

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The Anker 637 has a magnetic charging pad on one facet and 7 charging ports on the again: two USB-C, two USB-A and three commonplace AC shops. The USB-C ports ship as much as a 65-watt cost when charging one gadget — or 45- and 20-watt if charging two gadgets concurrently. So sure, you need to use it to cost most laptops that cost by way of USB-C.

For MagSafe-enabled iPhones, the wi-fi charging pad fees at 7.5 watts. You may solely cost Android telephones when you stick a metallic ring accent (bought individually) on the again of your gadget and place it in the proper spot. You may as well save $25 proper now by activating the on the spot coupon on the product web page. 

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Anker’s 633 2-in-1 MagGo charging stand has extra parts than you may 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 the 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 fees at as much as 7.5 watts (not 15). It is available in black, white or mild blue.

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The Enhance Cost Professional 3-in-1 is an Apple-certified MagSafe accent so it gives quick (15-watt) wi-fi charging to your MagSafe-enabled iPhone as nicely the Apple Watch.

It features a 40-watt adapter and I charged an iPhone 13 Professional, the third-generation AirPods and Watch Sequence 7 on the identical time. Just like the Enhance Cost Watch fast-charger, the adjustable Watch module accommodates any Apple Watch case dimension in both flat or in nightstand mode. You may as well cost a second cellphone on the AirPods slot, however you do not get fast-charging there — it solely gives 5-watt charging. 

That is definitely a pleasant charging station for Apple gadgets. It has a smooth, elegant design, with a soft-to-the-touch silicone end. My solely gripe? 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 would advocate getting the white model (of each chargers) quite than the black.

Learn our first take of Belkin Enhance Professional 3-in-1 Charging Pad with MagSafe.


Magnetic automotive mounts and chargers


iOttie gives this 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. Be aware that the iPhone’s “quick” charging caps out at 7.5 watts.

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Spigen’s OneTap magnetic automotive mount is available in a couple of totally different variations, together with an air vent and dashboard variations. This model is only a magnetic mount, not a wi-fi charger. You need to step as much as the Spigen OneTap Professional ($36) to get wi-fi charging.

This mannequin includes a telescopic arm and pretty sturdy magnet. Nevertheless, it isn’t fairly as sturdy because the one in Belkin’s automotive mount (see under). Whereas it is fairly inexpensive at round $30, there isn’t any cigarette lighter energy adapter included (a USB-C cable is, nonetheless).


Belkin’s Automobile Vent Mount Professional with MagSafe technically is not a charger. It is 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 in contrast to with this vent mount, you would not should 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 mentioned, what units this Belkin other than different generic, non-MagSafe-certified mounts that look comparable (and a few even provide wi-fi charging), is that the Belkin has a really sturdy magnet whereas many of those different vent mounts do not. When you have 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.

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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. Typically it is slightly cumbersome to get your cellphone out of their clamping mounts, which is what’s interesting concerning the firm’s new MagSafe choices. You may merely stick your cellphone to the mount; it adheres magnetically.

My iPhone 13 Professional caught fairly securely to the GripTight mount. I used to be testing it with an Otterbox MagSafe-enabled case, so I wasn’t actually fearful concerning the cellphone getting jostled and falling off the mount. However if you need a safer match, you’ve got the choice of utilizing the “hybrid” clamp to actually lock your cellphone onto the mount. The clamp works in each vertical and horizontal modes and while you’re going the magnetic route solely, you may simply swivel your cellphone right into a horizontal or vertical place.

Joby is at the moment promoting three GripTight for MagSafe equipment. There is 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 bought individually). All three new MagSafe choices are additionally appropriate with Joby’s Wavo Cellular, Beamo Mini and RangePod equipment.


Belkin’s magnetic cellphone mount with face monitoring is designed for people who shoot their very own selfie movies for TikTok, Instagram and different social media platforms with a MagSafe-enabled iPhone. (The gadget 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 it’s important to do is stick your cellphone on the mount — you may merely flip your cellphone to put it in panorama or portrait mode. The pedestal routinely turns as your cellphone follows your face whilst you’re taking pictures your self. 

To be clear, this isn’t for FaceTime or WhatsApp or WeChat video calls. It does not should be plugged so it is simple to maneuver across the room and place wherever you need. Nevertheless, it isn’t outfitted with rechargeable batteries. It is powered by three AA batteries that do give the pedestal some added weight for stability.

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Second makes a couple of totally different photography-oriented MagSafe equipment, together with a few tripod mounts. With the Professional tripod mount you may select to simply use the magnets or lock your cellphone in for added safety. This may occasionally not work as nicely with the bigger Professional Max mannequin, however the usual iPhone 14 and 14 Professional are lighter and are much less more likely to turn into indifferent (magnets are solely so sturdy).

Right here are some things to remember when shopping for MagSafe-related equipment, significantly 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 a substitute 7.5 watts or 10 watts that some chargers ship) on iPhones.
  • Official MagSafe merchandise — these blessed by Apple — embody a Made for MagSafe badge on the field. Nevertheless, loads of different producers have created magnetic wi-fi chargers that feel and look like MagSafe equipment. These MagSafe know-how copycat gadgets are additionally way more inexpensive than the official MagSafe choices, however here is the catch: they provide much less highly effective charging (restricted to 7.5 watts). We have included these non-official merchandise on this checklist, 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 assist 15-watt quick wi-fi charging).
  • To get that most energy, you will want a 20-watt USB-C PD charger — ideally one that’s Energy Supply 3.0-certified. (The iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Professional, iPhone 13 Professional Max and iPhone 13 Mini embody a USB-C to Lightning cable within the field, however not the charger.) Some corporations provide bundles that embody a MagSafe wi-fi charging puck with a USB-C energy adapter whereas others, like Apple, promote the puck and energy adapter individually. 
  • A lot of the MagSafe chargers (aftermarket and MagSafe-certified) will cost different Qi-compatible gadgets, like choose older iPhones and Android telephones. You simply will not get the magnetic adhesion.
  • If you could additionally get a charger, our checklist of finest USB-C chargers has loads of choices. That can, after all, work for wired charging, too — which can all the time be quicker than MagSafe or different wi-fi charging choices.

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