Charging Review of Mophie 3-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Stand
Until now, many Apple products support wireless charging. ChargingLAB had introduced several wireless chargers from mophie. And this time we get a mophie 3-in-1 MagSafe wireless charging stand, we are going to see how it performs.
The packaging box is black. The mophie logo is in the upper left corner. And Made for WATCH丨iPhone丨MagSafe is printed on the bottom.
The selling points are printed on the back.
The box contains the 3-in-1 wireless charging stand itself and some documents.
The charger is mainly dark gray. From top to bottom are the charging areas for phones, watches, and wireless earbuds.
The charging area for phones supports angle adjustment.
Different from other wireless charging stands, It can adjust the height, ranging from 20-40cm (7.87-15.75 inches).
The charging area for watches fits the back of the Apple Watch.
The charging area for AirPods is at the bottom, marked with Qi.
The extendable stand is thick and the base is wide, allowing for stable charging.
Specs info are printed at the bottom. Model is MAGSFE-3lN1-EXT-STND. It can support an input of 36W 12V/3A. The output power for AirPods, Apple Watch, and iPhone are 5W, 3.5W, and 15W.
The base has a slot for fixing the cable.
There is the input DC port, which means you cannot use it with the USB-C cable.
There is an indicator light in the middle of the base that lights up white when charging.
The original power adapter has an integrated cable which is soft and easy to bend.
Model is PSD1203000CW. It can support input of 100-240V~50/60Hz Max 1.0A. The maximum output is 12V/3A, which is 36W
The length of the cable is about 153cm (5.02 ft)
The length of the base is about 145mm (5.71 inches).
The width is about 100mm (3.94 inches).
The height of the charger is about 21cm (8.27 inches)
After extending to its longest, the height is about 41cm (16.14 inches).
The weight of the charger is about 642g (22.65 oz).
We will test it with both iPhones and Android phones which support wireless charging.
As we can see the iPhone 15 Plus can be attached to the charging stand.
Same for the iPhone 12 mini.
The phone is attached stably, even facing down.
For Android phones that support wireless charging, they need to be equipped with magnetic peripherals to have the same user experience as MagSafe.
The charging area for AirPods can also charge the phone but is slow.
You can freely adjust the height while charging three devices.
The charger supports the StandBy mode. When your iPhone turns on the always-on display and is upgraded to iOS17, then you are good to go.
Wireless Charging Test
Next is the wireless charging test.
Our tester shows that the standby power consumption is about 0.73W, which is noticeable.
The input power is about 20.57W when charging the iPhone 15.
Charging the iPhone 15 Plus the power increased to about 22.8W.
The power for the iPhone 15 Pro is similar to the 15 Plus at 22.66W.
The same goes for the iPhone 15 Pro Max. For the iPhone, the input power is about 15W.
The input power is about 1.46W when charging the Apple Watch Ultra.
When charging the AirPods Pro, the input is about 2.82W.
This area can also charge phones, the input is about 9.16W.
Use the charging stand to charge the Apple Watch Ultra and the AirPods Pro, the input is about 4.85W.
After adding the iPhone 15 Pro, the power becomes 26.79W.
The input is about 30.23W when charging the iPhone 15 and the iPhone 15 Plus at the same time.
Use it to charge the iPhone 15 Pro, the Apple Watch Ultra, and the iPhone 15, the input is about 30.75W.
Full Charging Test
Then, we will put the iPhone 15 Pro into a 25°C (77℉) thermotank throughout the test. Here is the data recorded by the PA300 power meter.
We plot the data into curves to see how fast it can be.
It can charge the iPhone 15 Pro to 50% in 56 mins and 80% in one hour and 36 mins, and it reaches 100% in two hours and 26 mins. It's a bit slow, but acceptable for wireless charging stand.
Next, let's take a look at the Apple Watch Ultra.
And it can charge the Apple Watch Ultra to 50% in 39 mins, 80% in one hour and 3 mins, and 100% in one hour and 40 mins.
At the same time, we recorded their maximum temperatures at specific time points at 220V 50Hz.
After 30 mins of charging the iPhone 15 Pro, the maximum temperature of the charger is 37.3 ℃ (99.14 ℉). This temperature is suitable for daily use and will not feel hot.
After 30 mins of charging the Apple Watch Ultra, the maximum temperature is 37.1 ℃ (98.78 ℉). The temperature is similar to before.
Summary of ChargerLAB
This mophie 3-in-1 MagSafe wireless charging stand adopts an adjustable height design. It has Made for MagSafe/WATCH dual certification, and the charging experience for Apple users is no different from the Apple one.
We can use it as a phone holder when charging. And the charging area below can charge not only AirPods but also phones. Using the MagSafe charging area to fully charge the iPhone 15 Pro takes about the same time as the Apple MagSafe charger. And the total input power can be up to 30W.
It is a wise choice for those who have multiple Apple devices and need to keep their desktops tidy.
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