Apple’s new MagaSafe Duo charger is now available for purchase, but its sales are currently limited to the US only. The MagSafe Duo charger that allows users to charge two devices simultaneously, such as the iPhone and Apple Watch, is also listed on Apple India’s website for Rs 13,990, although details of its availability are unclear. However, with its sales going live in the US, we can expect the same for the Indian market in the coming days. Currently, Apple customers in the country can buy a MagSafe charger for Rs 4,500 that enables wireless charging, but only for one device at a time.
Although Magacef chargers, including the MagSafe Duo, work best with the iPhone 12 model, they are also compatible with older-gen iPhones, ie the iPhone 8 and above. With the Duo Wireless Charger, users can simultaneously charge devices such as the iPhone 12 and Apple Watch or Apple AirPods and Apple Watch. In particular, many YouTubers have also demonstrated that the MagSafe Charger works with Android phones such as OnePlus 8 and Google Pixel 5, although it may provide the best performance. Apple has also revealed that the MagSafe Duo (and even the MagSafe charger) does not come with a USB adapter inside the box.
Apple recommends users purchase a separate 20W USB Type-C power adapter to ensure that the MagSafe Duo charger works properly. The company notes that the MagaSafe Duo charger connected to a USB Type-C power adapter with 27W output will give wireless charging output of up to 14W. Its packaging; However, the Lightning cable includes a meter USB Type-C. Customers can either buy Apple’s own 20W USB Type-C power adapter for Rs 1,900 or a third-party USB-C adapter.
Apple India website also states that the MagSafe Duo charger will be available for purchase with EMI option starting at Rs 1,636 per month. Apple currently lists a bunch of MagSafe accessories like the iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe for Rs 5,900 and the iPhone 12 Mini Silicon Case with MagSafe for Rs 4,900 – both available to buy. Meanwhile, the MagSafe Duo Wireless Charger in the US is priced at $ 129 which is approximately Rs 9,500 in India.