Apple's $129 MagSafe Duo Charger Can't Fast Charge Apple Watch Series 7

With the launch of the iPhone 12 models last year, Apple introduced a $129 MagSafe Duo Charger that's able to charge an ‌iPhone‌ and an Apple Watch at the same time, but it's unfortunately already outdated.

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The Apple Watch Series 7 has a new fast charging feature that requires an updated charging puck, and that means the Apple Watch Series 7 does not fast charge when connected to the ‌MagSafe‌ Duo as it uses a standard non-fast charge puck.

Apple confirmed that the ‌MagSafe‌ Duo is not able to fast charge an Apple Watch Series 7 in a support document updated this afternoon.

MagSafe Duo Charger doesn't support fast charging with Apple Watch Series 7. To fast charge your Apple Watch Series 7, use the Apple USB-C Magnetic Fast Charging Cable.

Apple may have an updated version of the ‌MagSafe‌ Duo that supports Apple Watch fast charging coming in the future, but Apple Watch Series 7 owners who already own the current version will need to settle for standard charging speeds.

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Top Rated Comments

tekcor Avatar
36 months ago
That thing is such an overpriced piece of crap. $130 and it doesn't come with a charging brick.
Score: 60 Votes (Like | Disagree)
xxray Avatar
36 months ago
So wasteful. So much for environmentalism.
Score: 53 Votes (Like | Disagree)
GDF Avatar
36 months ago
So, more environmentally friendly to make people buy new charging devices everywhere. LOL

Apple, quit claiming to be environmental friendly on your keynotes, when you contribute massively to landfills everywhere, when requiring a new charger to get max benefits.
Score: 42 Votes (Like | Disagree)
mousouchop Avatar
36 months ago
heh. So, you can’t fit an iPhone 13 with Apple case on the phone side, and can’t fast charge your AW on the watch side? “It just works”!! ?

(I have none of these things, so have no stake in it. Just joshing…)
Score: 36 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Pearple Avatar
36 months ago
Bean Counter Tim Apple strikes again...
Score: 32 Votes (Like | Disagree)
EugW Avatar
36 months ago
Wow, that's really lame.
Score: 28 Votes (Like | Disagree)