Written by Sama Labib
Thursday, December 21, 2023 at 02:00 AM
MagSafe is a wireless charging technology exclusive to Apple iPhone devices, but with a workaround, some PC-powered phones Android The likes of Google Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro support it.
Apple released MagSafe wireless charging with the iPhone 12 series in 2020. This feature includes circular magnets built into the back of compatible iPhones to allow the attachment of various accessories and devices. Although primarily used for wireless charging, MagSafe technology can also connect to wallets. Car mounts and other items.
At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2023, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) announced a new wireless charging standard called Qi2.
Technically, it doesn’t MagSafeBut it’s a new magnetic power profile that works similarly, and the iPhone 15 series, including the iPhone 15 Pro, became the first mobile devices to support the new standard. Companies like Google and Samsung are also on board and have made promises for the mobile of the future. The devices will support Qi2.
Does the Google Pixel 8 have MagSafe?
The Pixel 8 and Pixel 8 Pro have many features, including better cameras and better software. However, they don’t have official support for MagSafe or Qi2.
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How to Add MagSafe to Pixel 8 (Type)
Fortunately, all hope is not lost for MagSafe on the Pixel 8! You can get the MagSafe effect by using special cases with magnetic rings already on the market with products like the Google Pixel 8 or Pixel 8 Pro.
These cases take many forms and come from a variety of companies, including some very popular ones. If you’re looking for an inexpensive case for the Pixel 8, consider the Cresee Clear Magnetic Case. If you’re looking for more protection, there are more expensive mouse cases.
Cases like MagSafe for the Pixel 8 Pro are also on the rise. Again, checking the position of your mouse is worth your time. The Torras Magnet & Stand is a low-cost option with great reviews. If you’re looking for a wallet case, check out an encased wallet case that includes a magnetic card holder.
It will be interesting to see where the Qi2 standard goes from here, as the coming months will see a lot of compatible products and accessories. Until then, if you have a Pixel 8 and want to use MagSafe on it now, these are your best options.
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