Get Ready for iPhone 15 | A MFM Certified MagSafe Charger Buying Guide
Since the introduction of the new generation MagSafe wireless charging system with the iPhone 12 series, various magnetic accessories have emerged, including magnetic chargers, power banks, protective cases, cardholders, and more. Similar to the familiar MFi certification for Apple accessories, MagSafe accessories have their own certification called "MFM," which stands for "Made For MagSafe." Currently, the categories certified under MFM include not only magnetic chargers but also magnetic car chargers, magnetic charging stands, magnetic phone cases, and more.
Non-charging MFM certified accessories display a pop up animation when they come into close proximity for automatic attachment. Charging accessories not only feature specific charging animations but also support a maximum of 15W charging power, while uncertified magnetic charging accessories max out at 7.5W. With the impending release of the iPhone 15 series, we will now share 15 MagSafe charging accessories that have received Apple's MFM certification.
The rankings are not in any particular order and are listed alphabetically.
iPhone Series Comparison
Before delving into the MFM accessories, let's first compare the specifications of the models that currently support MagSafe wireless charging.
For the upcoming iPhone 15 series, MagSafe wireless charging will naturally be supported as well.
Anker 3-in-1 MagSafe Charging Cube
The Anker 3-in-1 MagSafe Charging Cube has a distinctive appearance with a versatile cubic design that takes up minimal space. It offers magnetic wireless charging for your phone, headphone charging, and a dedicated area for charging your Apple Watch.
This accessory has received Apple's MFM certification and can simultaneously charge three devices. It provides a maximum of 15W of MagSafe wireless charging power for the iPhone and 5W power output for AirPods and Apple Watch.
Overall, it performs well in terms of compatibility, output performance, and appearance, making it a great choice for users looking to create a clean and minimalist desktop setup.
Apple MagSafe Charger
The Apple MagSafe Charger comes with a built-in USB-C input cable. It features an aluminum alloy casing on the bottom and edges of the charging pad and a smooth plastic surface on top, providing a premium feel.
Its key features include magnetic alignment and 15W wireless charging, allowing users to charge their devices while using them, providing a new wireless charging experience.
Apple MagSafe Duo Charger
The Apple MagSafe Duo Charger boasts an exquisite design with a compact size and excellent tactile feel. It strikes a balance between technology and aesthetics.
When paired with Apple's 20W charger, it can provide nearly 20W of output power for compatible iPhones and Apple Watches. However, the maximum power delivery time is relatively short, resulting in longer charging times.
Belkin BoostCharge Pro 2-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand
The Belkin BoostCharge Pro Wireless Charging Stand features a vertical design with a magnetic charging effect on the top, compatible with the MagSafe wireless charging of iPhone 12/13/14 series. It has also received MFM certification, offering up to 15W of wireless charging power for iPhones. The bottom area can charge AirPods.
Whether at home or on your office desk, this product allows for wireless charging of both your iPhone and AirPods without taking up too much space. It provides a better solution for keeping your desktop clean while charging your devices.
Belkin BoostCharge Pro 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand
The Belkin BoostCharge Pro 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Stand, like the one mentioned above, belongs to the same series. It features a vertical, tree-like design with "branches" that house MagSafe charger for your devices. The base also includes a Qi pad for charging AirPods.
It uses Apple's original modules, certified with both MFM and MFW (Made For Watch), supporting fast wireless charging for iPhones (up to 15W) and Apple Watches (5W for S7 and above). Overall, it meets the wireless charging needs for multiple devices while minimizing cable clutter, offering a clean and organized desktop for users seeking quality.
Belkin BoostCharge Pro 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad
The Belkin BoostCharge Pro 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad features a clean and understated design, suitable for both home and office environments.
Both the phone and watch sections (on the left and right sides) use Apple's original modules, certified with MFM and MFW, supporting up to 15W charging for iPhones, fast charging for Apple Watch S7/S8/Ultra, and wireless charging for AirPods in the middle area. For Apple enthusiasts, this three-in-one solution is a must-have for an organized desktop.
MOMAX Folding MagSafe 2-in-1 Wireless Charger
The MOMAX Folding MagSafe 2-in-1 Wireless Charger features a fabric-textured PU leather material with a delicate touch. It has a foldable design for portability. The white magnetic core parts are all original Apple modules, boasting dual MFM and MFW certifications.
It can provide approximately 15W of fast wireless charging power for the iPhone and around 5W for Apple Watches from S7 onwards, making it suitable for everyday desktop charging. It also saves space for those looking to personalize their desktop setup.
MOMAX Q.Mag Pro 2 2-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Stand
The MOMAX Q.Mag Pro 2 2-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Stand features an upright stand design with dual-zone wireless charging. Its overall design in white and silver is minimalist.
The base has a 5W wireless charging area for devices like AirPods, while the support arm holds the Apple-original MagSafe wireless charging module, certified with MFM, providing a maximum of 15W wireless charging power. It supports both vertical and horizontal orientations for convenience while charging your phone, making it suitable for various activities like messaging or watching videos.
MOMAX Q.Mag Pro 3 3-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Stand
The MOMAX Q.Mag Pro 3 3-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Stand features an Apple-inspired design in milky white. It comes equipped with Apple's MagSafe charging module, certified with both MFM and MFW.
It can simultaneously charging three devices, with the iPhone supporting a maximum of 15W charging and AirPods and Apple Watch S7 or newer devices supporting up to 5W. The upright design also doubles as a magnetic stand for daily use, offering stability and convenience for tasks like messaging or watching videos. This three-in-one solution reduces cable clutter and keeps your desktop neat and tidy.
Mophie Snap+ Foldable Wireless Travel Charger
The Mophie Snap+ Foldable Wireless Travel Charger is a part of the traditional Mophie family design. When folded, it's compact and comes with an elegant storage box that matches the charger's aesthetics. It incorporates Apple's original magnetic charging module and holds the dual certifications of MFM and MFW, providing 15W, 5W, and 5W power outputs for your phone, watch, and headphones, respectively.
As a three-in-one magnetic charger designed specifically for Apple devices, it boasts an attractive design and convenient storage features, making it an excellent choice for both desktop and travel charging.
Mophie Magnetic Vent Mount
The Mophie Magnetic Vent Mount utilizes Apple's official MagSafe wireless charging module, certified under Apple's Made For MagSafe program. It supports up to 15W magnetic wireless charging for iPhone 12/13/14 series and is also compatible with the Qi wireless charging standard. Thanks to its magnetic properties, your phone easily aligns with the coil and attaches when brought close, allowing for one-handed use and supporting both landscape and portrait orientations.
In terms of design, it offers various mounting options, including direct attachment to the air vent or an extended, swivel-arm setup to keep your phone away from the vent, ensuring it doesn't interfere with your air conditioning. With multiple ball joints for adjustment, its versatility is unmatched.
UGREEN MagSafe Charger
The UGREEN MagSafe Charger features a robust aluminum alloy casing and a convenient 1.5-meter braided cable for everyday use, minimizing concerns about cable damage during use.
It utilizes Apple's original magnetic wireless charging module and holds the "MFM" certification. It supports 15W MagSafe wireless charging for iPhone 12, 13, 14, and the upcoming iPhone 15 series. Overall, this MFM-certified magnetic wireless charger offers increased durability and compatibility, providing a solid alternative to Apple's official MagSafe charger.
UGREEN 3-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Station
The UGREEN 3-in-1 MagSafe Wireless Charging Station features a clean and eye-catching white and silver metallic design. It comprises a base, a wireless charging module for phones, and a wireless charging module for watches.
With two Apple-approved magnetic wireless charging modules and certifications for MFM and MFW, it delivers up to 15W/5W/5W of charging power. Both the phone and watch wireless charging modules have adjustable designs, allowing you to choose the ideal angle during magnetic charging, enhancing the overall user experience.
UGREEN Nexode 100W GaN Mini Power Station
The UGREEN Nexode 100W GaN Mini Power Station continues the space-gray color scheme, featuring a cubic design. It offers two USB-C and one USB-A ports on the side.
The top features a magnetic charging module certified under Apple's MFM, offering up to 15W MagSafe wireless charging for iPhone 12-14 series, along with support for charging other devices like AirPods. The USB-C port provides a maximum output of 100W using PD, and the USB-A port supports a maximum output of 22.5W. It's a great choice for users looking to create a minimalist and tidy desktop setup.
ZIKE MagSafe Certified 2-In-1 Wireless Charging Stand
ZIKE's MagSafe Certified 2-In-1 Wireless Charging Stand departs from Apple's usual minimalistic white-gray design, opting for a glossy black base, matte white for phone charging, and matte black for headphone charging.
A "Boost Charging" button in the top-right corner of the charging pad can increase charging speed by 30%-45%. ZIKE has also addressed concerns about heat dissipation by incorporating a fan that automatically activates during accelerated charging. Performance-wise, this charging stand supports up to 15W MagSafe charging for iPhones, 5W charging for AirPods, and up to 10W wireless charging for Android smartphones.
Summary of ChargerLAB
In summary, it's been nearly three years since Apple introduced the iPhone 12 series and MagSafe modules, leading to the expansion of the MagSafe ecosystem to include cardholders, power banks, phone cases, and more. Magnetic charging stands and other MagSafe accessories have enriched user choices and improved the overall charging experience. Certified MFM products offer higher wireless charging power and better quality, though they may come at a higher price. Users can consult ChargerLAB's detailed reviews and teardown articles to make an informed choice based on their needs.
For Android users, the introduction and widespread adoption of the new wireless fast-charging standard Qi2 offer the potential for a charging experience similar to Apple's MagSafe. With the full-scale launch of Qi2 protocol certification, we can expect more changes in wireless fast charging, providing users with a decent wireless charging experience.
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