The MagSafe Duo is unable to quickly charge the Apple Watch Series 7. Is a new version in preparation at Apple?
Our electronic devices, however sophisticated they may be, are still very dependent on their battery. This forces you to go through the recharge box very regularly. Whether via cable or wireless, the options are endless. Apple introduced its MagSafe charging system some time ago. Unfortunately the MagSafe Duo does not allow fast charging of the Apple Watch Series 7.
The MagSafe Duo is unable to quickly charge the Apple Watch Series 7
One of the accessories announced by the Cupertino company at the same time as its MagSafe charging system for the iPhone was the MagSafe Duo. It is a two-in-one charging solution that allows the user to charge an Apple Watch and an iPhone at the same time. Unfortunately, this solution is not fully compatible with the brand new Apple Watch Series 7.
Let’s clarify things right away. You can still charge your smartwatch on the MagSafe Duo but if you do, be aware that fast charging does not work. According to a help document from Apple, “The MagSafe Duo charger is not compatible with the fast charging of the Apple Watch Series 7. To quickly charge your Apple Watch Series 7, use the USB-C magnetic charging cable. Apple. ”
Is a new version in preparation at Apple?
It was recently discovered that the Cupertino company had updated the charging disc of its Series 7. Not only is it now made of aluminum but it is now equipped with a USB-C port and no longer USB-A. . This means that charging is possible with an Apple 20W charger that is compatible with fast charging. It’s a bit frustrating, it must be admitted, for those who have bought the MagSafe Duo, especially when you know that the accessory is sold for 149 € on the Apple Store.
It is difficult to know why Apple did not plan this. Or perhaps this should be seen as a sign of a new version of the MagSafe Duo to come, compatible precisely with this Series 7 fast charging. Anyway, if for you the fast charging of the watch is absolutely necessary, then the MagSafe Duo, in its current version, is not the accessory for you.