LGear 3-in-1 Charging Dock Review: A Cat Tree for Your Devices

LGear 3-in-1 Charging Dock Review: A Cat Tree for Your Devices

LGear 3-in-1 Lightning Charging Dock

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LGear’s 3-in-1 Lightning Charging Dock is a charging tree for Apple devices that can help reduce the amount of cables and chargers on anyone’s desk.

LGear has a few charging options available, and the Lightning Charging 3-in-1 dock is one of the company’s products that can recharge multiple devices.

Lightning 3-in-1 Charging Dock Specifications

LGear’s 3-in-1 charging dock has a space to charge a MagSafe iPhone, AirPodsand a apple watch. On the back of the base, there are two USB-C ports for charging input and output.

It is compatible with all models of Apple Watch, the iPhone 12 and later, and AirPods that can be charged wirelessly. That includes both generations of AirPods Prothe second and third generation of AirPods and the first generation AirPods with wireless charging case.

Charging an iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods

Charging an iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods

The designated space for AirPods is compatible with almost any device that uses Qi wireless charging and includes our iPhone 14 we use during testing.

The magnetic charger supports fast charging up to 15W, using what the company calls “Lightning-Charge technology.” Works with compatible MagSafe cases.

A useful feature of the magnetic charging component is its ability to support an iPhone in portrait and landscape mode. It’s easy to turn iPhone in any direction, though doing so can scratch certain cases, like our ultra-thin iPhone case.

But that’s also a testament to how securely it holds the device.

Design and Construction

The 3-in-1 charger ships in two parts: a round plastic base that holds the Qi charger, and the part that easily screws onto the base to hold an iPhone and Apple Watch.

The spring has two parts that are screwed

The spring has two parts that are screwed

Although the part that attaches to the base looks like wood, it is also made of plastic, which makes the product look a bit cheap. However, the faux wood part has visible screws on the back, which could make certain parts available for repair by knowledgeable individuals.

Using the 3-in-1 charging base

The 3-in-1 charger is a suitable device that lives up to the hype. We like that the iPhone component can power devices with up to 15W, making it comparable to Apple’s MagSafe charger.

The AirPods Pro took about two and a half hours to charge from zero to 100% with the 10W Qi charger, while the apple watch series 7 100% charged in about three hours at 7.5W. The 15W magnetic fast charger powered an iPhone 14 to full battery in about two hours.

The USB-C port on the back of the round base is 5W, which charges devices more slowly than wireless options, but it’s still good to have in a pinch.

Landscape mode and portrait mode for the iPhone

Landscape mode and portrait mode for the iPhone

As mentioned, LGear calls the charger Lightning Charging Dock. At first we thought that meant it had a Lightning port, but that’s probably just referring to the fast-charging aspect.

Pros of LGear 3 in 1 dock

  • iPhone fast charge with 15W
  • Landscape and portrait modes for an iPhone
  • Additional USB-C port for wired charging

Cons of the LGear 3 in 1 Dock

  • Not an attractive design

Rating: 2.5 out of 5

Prices and verdict

Overwall, the LGear 3-in-1 Dock is a solid device for charging multiple electronic devices. At the regular price of $129, we expected to see more premium materials, but it’s not a bad product. It is available to purchase through lgear website.

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