MagSafe Duo Charger review: iPhone 12 + Apple Watch wireless charging

Yesterday Apple’s MagSafe Duo Charger arrived on my doorstep, and I was anxious to get it unboxed and take it for a test drive. This $129.00 wireless charger was first revealed at the iPhone 12 event, where Apple officially announced the arrival of new MagSafe accessories for all four of the company’s new iPhone 12 models. Is it worth the steep asking price? Watch our MagSafe Duo Charger review video for the details.

Specifications

  • Includes MagSafe-enabled charger for iPhone 12
  • Uses 20W USB-C Power Adapter for faster wireless charging up to 11W
  • Uses 27W or higher USB-C Power Adapter for faster wireless charging up to 14W
  • Includes Apple Watch puck charger that raises to support Nightstand mode
  • Charger folds in half for a travel-friendly profile
  • Backwards compatible with Qi-enabled device like AirPods, or iPhone 11
  • Includes 1-meter USB-C to Lightning Cable
  • Does not include power adapter

Video: MagSafe Duo Charger review

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Unboxing and design

The MagSafe Duo Charger comes packaged in a small white box that’s unmistakably Apple. Inside, you’ll find the MagSafe Duo Charger, 1-meter USB-C to Lightning Cable, and a Designed by Apple in California packet featuring safety and handling, regulatory compliance information, and a warranty summary.

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