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Power up gadgets fast with Journey’s new ‘Ultra’ MagSafe chargers


Journey Alti Ultra charging desk mat
Journey's Alti Ultra wireless charging desk mat is one of the company's fastest chargers.
Photo: Journey

Alogic’s Journey brand recently rolled out its fastest-ever chargers — a wireless charging desk mat and 3-in-1 wireless charging station.

The new Ultra series chargers — Alti Ultra Wireless Charging Desk Mat and the Trio Ultra 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Station — carry Made for MagSafe certification, the company’s first to do so.

Journey Alti Ultra Wireless Charging Desk Mat and the Trio Ultra 3-in-1 Fast Wireless Charging Station

Because the two new chargers carry official MagSafe certification, you can count on a potent 15 watts of charging power for iPhone 12 and later handsets. That gives you a genuinely fast charge, not the 7.5W to which many third-party “MagSafe-compatible” chargers are limited.

“Both the Alti and Trio Ultra seamlessly integrate Apple’s MagSafe technology,” Journey said. “The Ultra products pull double duty as screen displays, desk space organizers and more. Their versatility makes a big difference to the advancement of charging culture.”

Alti Ultra desk mat

The Alti Ultra Wireless Charging Desk Mat is a MagSafe version of the company’s well-established Alti mat. That’s not to be confused with the Nexa 4-in-1 charging desk mat I recently reviewed. Charging desk mats seem to be on the rise.

Here’s Journey’s description of the new mat:

The Ultra version features a thicker soft felt mat surface (as part of its double-sided design), wider design and exclusive midnight color. It also retains all the best features of the original Alti, which earned Best Desk Pad in the Home Office section of the 2023 GQ Home Awards.

Price: $169.99

Where to buy: Journey

Trio Ultra charger

Journey Trio Ultra 3-in-1 charger
Journey’s Trio Ultra 3-in-1 charger is certified to fast charge iPhone and Apple Watch, plus it charges AirPods.
Photo: Journey

The Trio Ultra — a MagSafe version of the Rapid Trio charger — wirelessly charges iPhone, Apple Watch and an AirPods charging case. You can juice them up separately or at the same time. Trio Ultra fast-charges MagSafe iPhones and Apple Watch. The wearables capable of fast charging are Series 7 and later and as well as Ultra and Ultra 2.

The charger’s compact size makes it suitable for a small space, like a bedside table or a corner of a desk.

“Consumers who have access to Apple-certified chargers and accessories have what they need to organize their desk, reduce device downtime, and even protect the longevity and safety of their Apple devices,” Journey said.

Price: $169.99

Where to buy: Journey




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