• 3.0 out of 5 stars

    Great, but bends too easily

    I love the overall design of this charger, but I had a problem where it bent too much to get to my outlet and the wires are now exposed. I am disappointed that the new one costs $79 (for a charger?!) as well. I am going to get the old one when I can for $40. I've heard it is better.

    18 of 21 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    not a great adapter, crazy expensive replacement

    From day one this adapter ran super hot, so hot that it made marks in my couch. I have been soooo careful with this cord. I've never bent it and rarely even wrapped it and when I did it was wrapped super loosely. There are no frayed wires, no breaks in the plastic insulation and yet here I am with an adapter that won't work. This means that the problem is entirely the manufacturers fault. The least Apple could do is price the cord in a way that reflects the cheap quality of the product but instead they price the cord at four times what other companies charge for their adapters.

    Apple FAIL.

    35 of 37 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    Worst Product Ever

    I am a 22 year old college student and have been a Mac convert since freshman year. I constantly tell people that Macs are the way to go, and that Apple products are the best on the market. This product STRONGLY makes me reconsider my loyalty. This is the worst product I have ever bought for ANY computer I have owned, Mac & PCs included. In the past 6 months, I have replaced this charger three times. I take care of my computer and the charger, and there is no reason for the product to fail other than the fact that it is poorly constructed. This product has a low rating for a reason, it doesn't work. To pay $80 for a product that will surely fail within a few months is outrageous. Apple seriously needs to redesign this as soon as possible, or it will be losing loyal customers.

    602 of 614 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Its not working

    This product suddenly quit working after 3 months of life . . .
    it is simply worthless . . . and now I need to buy another one
    which is frustrating because I know I am not the only one with
    this problem . .. it should last longer than a few months . . .

    Will this next one be as bad?

    22 of 23 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Love it.

    I like the magnetic ability, I like the light on the cord that tells you whether your MBP is fully charged or not.
    I don't understand everyones complaints. I've had this for a couple months and move it often - bedroom, living room, coffee shop, etc - and it's still in the exact same condition it was in when I opened the box.

    2 of 22 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars


    This is a review of the magnet end only. I got no issues with the rest.
    Because the magnet leaves the computer and 90 degree turns there is more leverage applied from the cord and it pops off very well and often. I think the previous straight out plug design works better at staying attached. The new one is I must say more elegant and streamlined but less functional.

    Lucky for me I still got one.

    2 of 18 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    The replacement chargers from amazon works better.

    I bought this last year and in one month of usage it stopped working. I don't normally leave my laptop plugged in all the time when i'm using it but this product was poorly made. I bought a replacement charger from amazon it lasted for about like 3 months which is still bad but atleast i don't have pay 80 dollars a month, with the replacement i pay about like 20-30 dollars. Times are hard apple! The only reason why I got a macbook was because i always had a problem with windows, please would you do something about this. Or i might just stop buying products from you guys

    28 of 31 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    Okay so i own a macbook pro 13" that i bought in nov. 2010. i la la la love my mac, but HATE HATE HATE the charger for this this thing. since ive owned my mac i have had to replace 2 not one but 2 chargers because they mysteriously stop working! hate it. come on apple get with it, start making some better chargers for this thing, because they are expensive to replace!

    41 of 45 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    my third power adapter in as many years just crapped out. this one stopped working suddenly whereas the last one slowly became unreliable. i just updated all my software and then restarted and i got zilch. infruriating!!!

    16 of 20 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars


    This is a great little charger. If you accidentally trip on it, it comes out and your laptop doesn't come crashing down with it!

    Very happy!

    0 of 1 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    cheap tacky power supply for how many years now?

    most of my friends have had the problem of the wire coming away from supply (the one to the laptop), they are so cheaply made. Now mine gets to hot to touch and doesn't charge the computer so now I have to pay another $80 for a cheap tacky white supply that doesn't even look like it matches my machine, I mean why make a white plastic supply for a gray aluminum laptop?

    form and function supply fail.

    22 of 25 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    About to need my 2nd replacement, or 3rd charger in just over one year. I have not had one physically break yet, but my experience with the original and now this replacement is that the charger gradually becomes more and more unreliable in supplying a charge to the computer until it quits working altogether. What a rip off.

    16 of 17 people found this useful

  • 4.0 out of 5 stars

    Good and ehhh..

    I just got my macbook pro about 4-5 months ago and its great and all but its messed up, like some points were i try to plug it in it wont charge. If i didn't have this problem, i would rate it five stars!

    6 of 14 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Cable detached from magnetic end

    Although the magnetic attachment design is much better, the construction is poor. It started with my charge being randomly interrupted before the cable suddenly detached from the magnetic end. I've always been extra careful with Apple power cables due to their reputation and my previous faulty adapters. This was only purchased on 7.7.10... really inconvenient.

    9 of 10 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    I'm legitimately angry. this is the biggest piece of junk ever. They should not be charging $80 for a charger that breaks like it's its job. I unplug it from my room, bring it to the next dorm over, plug it back in and it's decided not to work.... AGAIN! It's a brand new replacement piece.... do not buy

    16 of 17 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars


    This is the worst charger I have EVER owned. It constantly breaks-Im on my third since August, and I swear I havent done anything. Everyone I know has the same problem, and it's awful since the chargers cost me an arm and a leg every time I need to replace them (thank god for warranty). I am very annoyed.

    20 of 21 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars


    this is a great charger

    1 of 23 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    It came with my MacBook Pro

    And the very reason I'm visiting this page is because it's extremely low quality and I'll have to buy a new one. The metal head got easily squished months ago, and the cable under the head has now started falling apart with light green stuff coming out of it.

    17 of 24 people found this useful

  • 1.0 out of 5 stars

    HORRIBLE piece of junk!! Zero stars

    I'm on my 3rd cord in a year. Super unimpressed with the quality and that they expect you to PAY for this garbage! Apple should be ashamed!! I'm a single mom who needs the laptop for work - I can't be paying $80 every couple of months for a new cord. Apple has a nice little monopoly and you can tell they don't care at all about our complaints - If they did, something would have been done about this by now!!

    24 of 25 people found this useful

  • 2.0 out of 5 stars

    Great Design, Flawed Execution

    I have liked the idea of a magnetic charger because I work long hours on my laptops and have had people, myself included, trip over wires and send my laptop flying. No longer the case. I owned my first MacBook Pro for 3 years. I always buy the 3 year extended warrantee because I work long hours on my laptops and have burned through quite a few pc models. All the cords on my pcs eventually broke and needed replacing but not at the pace the magsafe adapter. In the 3 years since I've owned the macbook, the cord has been replaced 5 times. That would have cost me $440 (with tax) had I not bought the extended warrantee. The previous replacements were on the old style adapter, where cord fatigue played a big role. The newer models might fare differently, we'll see.

    18 of 18 people found this useful