How Apple’s new snap-on magnets work

Apple’s four new iPhone 12 models — two of which are now available to preorder — come with 5G, better cameras and the return of a beloved feature Apple long used on MacBooks: the MagSafe charger. MagSafe for iPhone 12 uses a magnetic connection to attach a wireless charger and a potentially endless supply of magnetic accessories you can snap onto the back of the phone, such as cases, docks, mounts and even a wallet.



MagSafe centers a compatible charger on new iPhones using an array of magnets. Apple


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MagSafe centers a compatible charger on new iPhones using an array of magnets. Apple



icon: Apple revived the MagSafe brand to introduce magnetically-attached accessories, such as cases and chargers.


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Apple revived the MagSafe brand to introduce magnetically-attached accessories, such as cases and chargers.


By embracing a snap-on ethos that has failed other phone makers (more on that below), the iPhone 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max represent a bold new direction for Apple and a new way for iPhone

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