Non-iPhone 12 models can also be magnetically charged. Review of mophie’s new vertical magnetic wireless charger
Original 2021-05-26 18:52:35 Charging head network
The no longer standard charger for iPhone 12 has promoted the market wave of 20W PD chargers, and the introduction of MagSafe magnetic wireless charging has also driven the development of third-party magnetic wireless chargers. As far as Apple’s official 3C accessory brand mophie is concerned, it has launched a number of MagSafe magnetic products to provide iPhone 12 users with more choices.
So far, mophie has launched magnetic wireless chargers, car magnetic brackets, and car magnetic wireless chargers. The use environment covers indoors and cars. Today, the editor will introduce another new product of mophie around magnetic accessories: mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger.
1. Introduction of mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger
1. Unpack the product
This is the packaging box of mophie’s new vertical magnetic wireless charging. The appearance of this product can be seen from the front. The following is the specific English name of this product: snap+wireless charging stand, the following is a vertical magnetic wireless charging器 instead.
Open the box directly, the products inside are very rich, let’s look at them one by one below.
2. With 20W fast charging head
The fast charging head is included in the box, and the pin type is US standard, compatible with the national standard jack.
The charger uses a single USB-C physical output interface, and the location is in the middle.
In terms of specific parameters, the charger supports a maximum output power of 20W and supports three voltage levels of 5-12V output.
Use the POWER-Z KT002 of ChargerLAB to read the fast charging protocol of the charger, and the actual test supports PD, PPS, Apple2.4A, QC2.0, QC3.0, QC4+, AFC, FCP, SCP, MTK-PE and other fast charging protocols.
Read the PDO message of the charger, support three fixed output voltage gears of 5V3A, 9V2.23A, 12V1.67A and two sets of PPS gears of 3.3-5.9V 3A, 3.3-11V 2.2A.
3. Vertical magnetic wireless charger
The mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger adopts a two-part design as a whole, the magnetic wireless charger and the base bracket.
Specific parameter details are printed on the back of the base, supporting 5V3A, 9V2.22A up to 20W input, and output up to 15W.
The width of the base is approximately 89.65mm.
The length is approximately 89.70mm. The base is square.
The thickness is about 10.61mm.
This is the upper part of the vertical magnetic wireless charger.
The connection part adopts a buckle design style for easy disassembly.
On the front of the magnetic wireless charging board, the black part in the middle is made of rubber material to prevent scratching the back panel when the phone is adsorbed. The gray part around is covered by Japanese Toray fabric. This material is also seen in many mophie wireless charging products.
This is the state of the assembled mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger.
A cable management slot is reserved on the base to facilitate cable routing.
This is the side view of the mophie magnetic wireless charger. The wireless charger presents a certain tilt angle, which is convenient for the user to put the mobile phone on it and view it in a better posture.
This is the back view of the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger.
The wire part is connected by USB-C, which is common to the current PD charger, and there is almost no use threshold, which is very convenient.
The weight of the 20W charger plus the vertical magnetic wireless charger is approximately 273.7g.
2. Vertical wireless charging
1. Vertical use form
This is the style with the iPhone 12 Pro Max on top.
2. Magnetic wireless charging
The measured mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger can trigger the wireless charging animation of iPhone 12.
Use the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger with the included 20W charger to wirelessly charge the iPhone 12. The measured output voltage is 9V and the power is 9.25W.
Replace iPhone 12 with iPhone 12 mini, the power is not much different, it is 9.28W.
3. Measured in the whole charging process
Place the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger in a 25°C incubator and use it to charge the iPhone 12. About 12 minutes ago, the power was around 9W; to 37 minutes, there was a regular fluctuation state of power around 6W-9W. The power is around 6W from 37 minutes to 2 hours and 14 minutes. Then the power and current gradually decrease until the charging is over. The whole process takes about 2 hours and 56 minutes. The maximum power is 8.97V 1.05A 9.47W.
This is a graph of the whole process of charging the iPhone 12 with the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger and Apple’s original MagSafe magnetic wireless charger compiled by the editor. It can be seen that the two are almost the same at the time of 1 hour, and the time is backward. The gap has gradually become apparent. The 2-hour mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger charges 78%, while the original Apple MagSafe magnetic wireless charger charges 68%. Mophie will also lead by nearly an hour on the full charge.
Three, use experience
1. Perfect fit for iPhone 12 series
Put the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger on the desktop, and use the magnetic effect to charge iPhone 12 directly
If a message comes from a mobile phone, you only need to glance at it to view the message, without deliberately picking up the mobile phone to view it, which is extremely convenient to use.
There are many usage scenarios for vertical magnetic wireless chargers, such as on desks, bedside tables and so on. Putting the mobile phone on it can not only wirelessly charge but also serve as a mobile phone holder, providing an excellent viewing posture.
You can even turn the phone sideways to watch the video is extremely convenient.
2. It can also be used on non-iPhone 12 series models
Oh, by the way, mophie also comes with a magnetic patch, which allows non-iPhone 12 series models to use magnetic wireless charging.
A positioning cardboard is included in the box to facilitate precise positioning.
Stick the magnetic patch on the wireless charging coil on the back of the phone, so that even Android phones that do not support magnetic suction can use magnetic suction wireless charging.
With only a small magnetic patch, the Android phone can also be successfully attached to the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger, which can not only charge wirelessly, but also provide a stand service for the phone.
There is no hindrance to messages and videos from mobile phones.
Summary of charging head network
It can be seen from mophie’s latest new products that mophie is actively deploying its own magnetic products, from magnetic brackets and magnetic wireless chargers used in cars, to magnetic wireless charging pads for indoor use, and then to the current vertical Magnetic wireless charger. Whether it is indoors or in a car, whether horizontal or vertical, mophie has corresponding products to choose from.
Mophie’s latest vertical magnetic wireless charger adopts a separate design, the base and the wireless charger on it can be separated, which is convenient to carry out. The two are connected by buckles, which is easy to operate. A cable management slot is reserved on the base part for easy cable routing. The cable length is 1 meter, which is enough for daily use. The wireless output panel of the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger and the base are inclined at a certain angle, so that the phone can be placed on top to provide a better viewing angle.
It is measured that using the included 20W charger and wireless charger to charge the iPhone 12 can provide about 9W of wireless charging power. During the whole charging process, the iPhone 12 can be charged 41% in 1 hour, 78% in 2 hours, and it takes 2 hours and 54 minutes to fully charge. .
At present, most of the wireless charging methods are fragmented charging methods. Sit down at the desk in the morning and place the mobile phone on the mophie magnetic wireless charger for easy viewing. And mophie also provides a magnetic patch so that non-iPhone 12 models can also use wireless charging. In general, the mophie vertical magnetic wireless charger works well with a desk or bedside table.