Nomad Base One is the prettiest and priciest MagSafe charger yet


Nomad Base One is the prettiest and priciest MagSafe charger yet
The Nomad Base One is clearly aimed at the luxury market.
Photo: Nomad

The Nomad Base One is an iPhone MagSafe charger that’s an elegant combination of glass and aluminum. It surely looks beautiful on an executive’s desk.

But it’s also $129.95, well above the typical cost of this type of accessory.

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Nomad Base One is a premium MagSafe charger

This is an official MFi accessory, so it wirelessly powers an iPhone at up to 15W, the same speed as the Apple MagSafe Charger. Not every rival product can say that. All that’s necessary to get current flowing is place an iPhone 13 or iPhone 12 series model on the charging mat.

While the design is definitely functional, a lot of effort went into the appearance of the product as well. “From your bedroom to your home office, Base One stylishly elevates any area,” promised Nomad. The accessory comes in either carbide (black) or silver.

MagSafe uses magnets to properly align the handset with the charger, and hold it in place. Nomad’s base weighs over a pound so it stays anchored to its surface when you grab your device and go. An elevated MagSafe charging puck allows you to wrap your fingers around your device for easy pickup.

The Nomad Base One is $129.95. Which is a bit eye-popping considering Apple’s charging puck is $39, and there have been complaints that it is overpriced. But Nomad aims at the luxury market, so the higher price isn’t surprising.

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