Once you enter the Apple ecosystem, it’s almost impossible to leave. Every year, Apple releases beautifully designed devices that lure people in, and let’s not even talk about the award-winning Apple Store designs around the world.
Apple’s gateway drug is undoubtedly the iPhone, but there’s also the Apple Watch, iPad, and MacBook. Of course, each of these devices comes with a charger, but in this department, Apple seems to be a bit too minimalist.
Sure, the chargers work perfectly fine. However, it can’t be denied that there’s room for improvement. Consequently, an entire industry has arisen to fill the need for better and faster Apple chargers.
In this post, we’ll take a look at some of the charging accessories that go beyond the basics.
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If there’s anything that gets an Apple fanatic more excited than an Apple gadget, it’s an accessory for that device. So without further ado, let’s jump right in.
The Quntis fast charger is a USB type C to Lightning cable coupled with a 20W charging block. It’s designed to work flawlessly across all your Lightning devices, including the iPhone 12, iPhone 11, iPad mini 5, iPad Pro 10.5, and more.
In the package, you’ll get a 6-foot long cable, the charging cube, and a handy velcro strap to keep things tidy.
Waitiee’s Apple wireless charging station will let you charge your iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods all at the same time. The charging base’s anti-slip silicone design supports vertical or horizontal wireless charging, and you can even tilt it for a better view of the devices’ screens.
Besides being compatible with your Apple gadgets, it also works with Samsung, Huawei, and other Qi-enabled phones to allow hybrid charging. The station has an intelligent indicator light to show you if your devices are charging properly.
If you’d rather stick with original Apple accessories, this Apple MagSafe Duo Charger conveniently charges two of your devices simultaneously. It’s compatible with your iPhone, Apple Watch, the wireless charging case for your AirPods, and other Qi gadgets. All you have to do is place them on it and charging will begin on contact.
The charger folds together neatly when not in use, so you can take it with you wherever you go. You’ll love it if you’re a frequent traveler. A 3-foot long USB-C to Lightning cable is included, but you’ll have to buy a 20W USB-C power adapter separately.
So many people complain that Apple’s original charging cords are too short that it’s become a running gag. Long cords have been flooding the market for decades, but if you want one that’s MFi-certified, you should get this 10-foot long cable for iPhone and iPad.
This extra-long charging cable lets you lie down comfortably on the couch to use your iPhone while charging it at the same time. The kids can watch cartoons on their iPad for hours in the backseat of the car without the battery running low. If there’s a problem, the manufacturer offers a free replacement or full refund for 12 months.
The JSAUX multi-port USB charging block has one 20W USB-C charging port and two USB-A charging ports sharing 12 watts. This charger supports multiple charging protocols and can support most mobile devices except laptops. That means you only need one charger block to charge multiple devices simultaneously.
It’s also a super-fast charger. For example, your iPhone 13 can get up to 60% power in just 30 minutes. You won’t have to worry about overcharging or overheating either, because it has a built-in smart charging chip and IOA 2.0 intelligent charging system.
You get into the car and drive away from home. After a couple of miles, you discover that your iPhone battery is running low. If you have a Tikalong Apple car charger in your car, that’s not a problem at all. This compact and lightweight device gets power from the cigarette lighter to charge your iPhone (5 to 13 and all the variations in between) and iPad when you’re on the road.
It has a soft LED light that lets you locate its 2 USB ports in the dark. The package includes two fast-charging 3-foot long cables. One of the best things about this charger is its intelligent circuit design that protects against short-circuiting, overheating, and overcharging.
The eLago Apple Watch charger stand has over 25,000 reviews on Amazon, and no wonder! If you own an Apple Watch Series 1 to Series 7, this stand is perfect for your work desk or bedside table. It’s compatible with any size Apple Watch (45 mm, 44 mm, 42 mm, 41 mm, 40 mm, or 38 mm), so you can be sure that your device won’t suddenly fall off in the middle of the night.
It’s made of premium silicone to keep your watch scratch-free and prevent the stand from moving while resting on any surface. There’s a cable management hole underneath to keep the area neat and clean. Note that it doesn’t include the Apple Watch MagSafe charger.
Amazon’s private-label brand, Amazon Basics, offers almost everything under the sun, including this USB type C to USB type C charging cord. Measuring 6 feet long, it’s compatible with a wide range of gadgets, such as the MacBook, Chromebook Pixel, Galaxy Note 7, and even the Nintendo Switch.
Unlike other charging cords, it also syncs data, photos, and music with a transfer speed of up to 5 Gbps. The advantage of a type C connector is it’s reversible, so it doesn’t matter which side is up.
Remember when all of Apple’s MacBooks used this type of charger? The magnetic T-tip connector helped guide the plug into the system, so you didn’t even have to look at it to connect it. An amber light let you know that your laptop was charging, and a green light told you when it was fully charged. It was also incredibly safe because it disconnected quickly, helpful when you or your pet tripped over the cord.
Well, the MacBook Air still uses this kind of charger. This replacement to the original MagSafe 2 charger features a durable cord that doesn’t fray even after numerous bends and charges. It’s small, light, and won’t overheat or overcharge.
This Apple Pencil charger by Tech Matte is a short tube with a hole for a Lightning connector at either end. You stick your Apple Pencil into the end that has a discreet symbol (a tiny circle) on it. Once your Apple Pencil is fully charged, it will have enough juice to last 2 to 3 hours of constant use.
The charger has its own tether so that you don’t lose it as easily as your original Apple Pencil charger. And even if it does get lost, you have a spare since it comes in a pack of 2.