During a livestreamed launch event this evening, Realme has officially unveiled the company’s latest innovation dubbed as MagDart – a magnetic wireless charging solution for Android smartphones.
MagDart, as you can tell from it’s name, is Realme’s version of the MagSafe magnetic wireless charging solution which debuted with Apple’s iPhone 12 series smartphones. This essentially makes Realme the first Android OEM to bring the latest charging tech to their upcoming smartphones.
Realme’s MagDart technology rivals Apple’s MagSafe in several fronts. In terms of charging, Realme’s MagDart has a maximum output rated at 50W as opposed to MagSafe’s 15W charging speed.
This makes the technology way more usable when gaming, since you definitely need a charging solution that recharges the phone faster than the amount of battery it’s draining when playing resource-intensive game titles.
Of course, besides the 50W MagDart charger, Realme had also introduced a slightly toned-down 15W MagDart Charger that looks comparatively sleeker on the outside.
Although Realme’s 15W MagDart charger and Apple’s MagSafe charger are both rated at 15W, but Realme claimed that it’s charger is actually 26.4% slimmer than Apple’s MagSafe in terms of thickness (3.9mm vs 5.3mm). Realme considers that as another achievement for the company.
Moving on, Realme had also announced the much anticipated Realme Flash concept phone – the first Android smartphone with magnetic wireless charging support.
This device, as we already knew beforehand, is a flagship model that’s powered by Snapdragon 888 chipset. Realme doesn’t shares much information pertaining to it’s specs, but did mentioned that the phone will be equipped with a 4,500mAh dual-cell battery.
According to Realme, the 4,500mAh battery on the Realme Flash could be recharged from 0 to 100% in merely 54 minutes using the compatible 50W MagDart charger. Otherwise, it can also be refueled to it’s full capacity in 90 minutes using the 15W MagDart charger as well.
At the moment, there’s no official words whether the Realme Flash flagship will be made available commercially in the global market. Whatever it is, we’re all excited to see the first Realme smartphone that comes with the latest MagDart charging tech.