MagSafe is an ultra high performance wireless charging technology (inductive charging).
It consists of magnets placed around an internal charging coil.
This technology allows the detection of other MagSafe compatible accessories, which attach instantly and safely.
Why use a MagSafe charger?
The interest of having a MagSafe charger, besides the fact of an induction charging, is its speed of charge.
Indeed, with a MagSafe charger the charging power is doubled, it goes from 7.5W for a classic wireless charger to 15W!
The charger allows you to quickly charge your iPhone wirelessly and safely.
Thus, in addition to the fast and efficient induction charging, the magnetic fixing system offers the possibility to fix accessories such as: Desktop support, car, MagSafe charger, MagSafe battery...
And for Android it works?
Yes for some recent Android smartphones are suitable for Qi (the universal wireless charger) when using a glass shell on the back.
Wireless charging is impossible when the charging connector is on the side of the phone.
And if you want to charge your Android smartphone on a Magsafe charger, you'll just need to put a Magsafe adapter to make it compatible with all MagSafe accessories.
What is a MagSafe compatible case?
The shells have built-in magnets that fit over your smartphone. The case then fits perfectly
and facilitates wireless charging. To charge your smartphone, simply leave it in its case and attach your MagSafe
your MagSafe charger or place it on your QI certified charger.
What if the shell isn't?
You can get a Magsafe adapter to make it compatible and allow wireless charging.