Realme is the first to bring magnetic wireless charging to Android

A leaked image of the upcoming Realme Flash and its MagDart magnetic charger | GSMArena

Realme has teased a new device called the Realme Flash, which it claims will be the first Android phone to use magnetic wireless charging. While it looks to be the company’s take on Apple’s MagSafe system for the iPhone 12 range, Realme is taking a somewhat different approach with the initial hardware.

As reported by GSMArena and confirmed by The Verge, Realme will release a magnetic wireless charger called MagDart that’s far bulkier than Apple’s MagSafe puck. Charging speeds are said to exceed the 15W that MagSafe reaches, making it the fastest magnetic charger in the world, but the tradeoff is that the device is much thicker and requires an active cooling fan.


An alleged Realme MagDart charger.


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