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Apple’slaunches on Friday and comes with one big new addition: . The new feature doubles the power throughput of standard Qi wireless charging on iPhones (15 watts versus 7.5 watts), and a magnetic snap to optimize placement on the phone’s back — similar to how the magnetic charger works on the . (Here’s .)
Of course, if you have a magnet that can center a snap-on charger, that same magnet can be used to attach other types of accessories to the iPhone 12, too (shades of the late — and not so great —). Does that mean Apple is skipping a presumed , and opting to jump straight