A Magnet is one of those things that always remain wondrous. As a kid, I used to chase a broken magnet with its repelling end and pretend it was a cop car chasing a robber. Now, it’s similarly satisfying to slap magnetic accessories to the back of an iPhone. It just clicks into place! No wires, screws, or clamps to deal with. It’s wonderful.
MagSafe is the name of Apple’s accessory system that’s integrated into the iPhone 12, iPhone 13, and iPhone 14 range. A ring of magnets on the back of the phone (and in MagSafe-enabled cases) lets you attach various magnetic accessories, like a battery pack that recharges the iPhone wirelessly so you don’t need to hold it or carry a cable. We’ve covered protection for your iPhone in our Best iPhone 14 Cases, Best iPhone 13 Cases, and Best iPhone 12 Cases guides, but these are our favorite MagSafe accessories to increase their utility.
Updated October 2022: We’ve added power banks from Moft and Anker, Belkin’s iPhone webcam mount, and Satechi’s headphone stand and wireless charger.
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