Apple Now Selling OtterBox Folding Stand for MagSafe Charger

Apple has begun selling a new third-party accessory for its MagSafe ecosystem, a folding stand from OtterBox priced at $39.95. The hinged stand includes a recessed area to house a user-provided ‌MagSafe‌ Charger and a slot for routing the cable through the stand and out the back.

otterbox magsafe folding stand
The folding design is convenient for travel and lets you set your desired angle for nightstand viewing, video calls, and more in either portrait or landscape orientation. When folded completely back into a horizontal position, it can serve as a traditional Qi charger for non-MagSafe devices such as AirPods or other smartphones.

At $39.95 for the stand and an additional $39.00 for Apple's ‌MagSafe‌ Charger, it's not an inexpensive charging solution, but the removable charger setup does offer flexibility to only use the stand when needed.

Top Rated Comments

DogHouseDub Avatar
6 weeks ago

The folding design is convenient for travel
You know what's convenient for travel? A lightning cable
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happydude Avatar
6 weeks ago
it might be just me, but all these wireless charging stations just don't hold any appeal. gotta plug that in anyway...why not just use a normal plug in and cord?
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
zachz Avatar
6 weeks ago
Reminds me too much of these old foldable desktop calculator/clock things from back in the day

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tyr2 Avatar
6 weeks ago
> it's not an inexpensive charging solution

You can just say "it's an expensive charging solution" :-)
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
KaliYoni Avatar
6 weeks ago
This story should carry a trigger warning. Why? I'm getting flashbacks to all the times I've splurged on some accessory, especially a third party accessory, only to have Apple change the physical design or the connector a few months later.
:(
Score: 5 Votes (Like | Disagree)
szw-mapple fan Avatar
6 weeks ago
Why is this a thing? If you have to buy a MagSafe charger anyways, why not just build it into the device and include it in the price? It’s not like it was designed to make it easy to take the MagSafe puck in and out.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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