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MagSafe for iPhone 12 uses a magnetic connection to connect a wireless charger and potentiallyYou can secure, for example, cases, docks, mounts and even a wallet.
represent a bold new direction for Apple and a new way for iPhone owners to use their phones.
We are testing MagSafe on the iPhone 12 as soon as possible. In the meantime, here’s a look at what Apple says MagSafe does, how it works and how you can use it after the upgrade. And that’s whythan you think.
How does MagSafe work on the iPhone?
The new iPhone 12 devices are built into what Apple describes as “many magnets” (Apple says they recycle) around a centered charging coil that can get up to 15 watts of power – twice as powerful as the wireless charger on the previous iPhone (but along with phones of other brands).
When you lift the charging end of the power cord close to the back of the iPhone, these magnets will snap it into place. The same goes for other MagSafe accessories, and depending on what you cut, your iPhone will show a short animation associated with the accessory to confirm that it is locked.
Will the new iPhones come with a MagSafe charging cable?
No, Apple will only include a USB-C-to-Lightning cable () in a box with the new iPhone. Apple’s two MagSafe charging cables – one standalone and the other that also charges – will be sold separately, but Apple has confirmed that at least one other manufacturer, Belkin, will also sell MagSafe-compatible charging cables.
How much will Apple MagSafe accessories cost and when will they go on sale?
The standalone MagSafe charger for iPhone is available for pre-order for $ 39, shipping costs two to three weeks. Transparent and silicone covers cost $ 49 with delivery in 7 to 10 business days. A leather wallet costs $ 59 and delivers in five to six weeks. So far no word on the price or availability of a charger for the dual iPhone and Apple Watch.
What accessories does MagSafe use?
In addition to the charger, Apple has announced(wallet can be added on top of cases). Wireless charging will be possible with cases, but not available with a wallet attached.
In addition, you can expect third-party accessory manufacturers to use their imaginations in the coming weeks and months. Features include mounting, for example, a dash in your car, and a dock for your bedside table, desk or desk.
Don’t magnets ruin my bank cards?
Apple claims that the wallet accessory is specially protected to prevent damage to credit cards, debit cards and more.
MagSafe spoils the waterproofing?
No, every iPhone 12 has an IP68 rating, ie water resistance up to 6 meters for 30 minutes. In fact, wireless charging of MagSafe can lead to even greater waterproofing,.
Do I need to use MagSafe to charge my iPhone?
No, every iPhone 12 comes with a USB-C-to-Lightning cable (you’ll need to put a brick block). The Lightning port on the phone itself will be compatible with the Lightning chargers you already have.
Will my current wireless charger work with the new iPhone?
Yes, the new iPhones are backward compatible with existing Qi-enabled wireless chargers. If your old device provides 7.5 watts of power, that’s how much your new iPhone will benefit, but it can pull up to 15 watts.
Interestingly, the new MagSafe charger is also compatible with previous models of older iPhone models (however, it provides only 7.5 watts).
Didn’t Motorola initially have magnetic accessories?
So. In 2016, the Moto Z series introduced a phone that magnetically connected to Moto Mods: cases,, a , a and even fantasy .
Although Motorola has been releasing Moto Z magnetic phones for several more years, smart modules have never been affected (even Motorola), as well as huge . We’ll see if Apple, with its global status and loyal fans, .
How did MagSafe work on a MacBook?
The original MagSafe on MacBooks was a way to magnetically connect Apple’s own power cord to a laptop designed for tugging. This was included in the name of security.
Accidental tripping on the power cord no longer meant worrying about running the laptop across the room or falling on its own, as the magnet was powerful enough to plug in the cable, but still free enough to free itself in the event of an accident. On the iPhone, MagSafe seems to be more about mobility, making it easier to connect and disconnect to both the mains and accessories.
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