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How To Charge Apple Watch: A Quick Look At The Charging Kit

In case you haven’t seen the hundreds of Apple Watch unboxings around the web, Apple’s new wearable ships with an interesting plug and a generously sized 1 metre-long charging cable.

This isn’t your typical charging kit: the plug itself has a very impressive folding design, which reminds me a lot of the MU plug I reviewed way back in 2013. I’ve got the British plug here of course, but it’s such a cool design that it’s worth mentioning.

Next up is the charging cable itself. Unlike Apple’s other supplied cables for the iPhone/iPad the 1 metre cable feels generous, and at the top there’s a circular magnet that connects to the base of your Apple Watch.

Inspired from their MagSafe technology which has been a hit on Apple’s MacBook lineup, this cable means that you’re not physically plugging anything into your Watch — reducing the likelihood of pulling it away by accident while it’s charging, and just making it easier to connect & disconnect.

I’ll be taking a look at some cool docking options for the Apple Watch soon, so stay tuned on Twitter for that!..

By Fabio Virgi

I'm the Founder & Editor of Let's Talk Tech and a travel blog called Fab Meets World. Some people call me a geek, I think they're probably right. I'm fascinated by technology and innovation, love good design and own way too many gadgets for my own good. Want to connect? Get in touch on Twitter and Instagram.