iPhone 12 wireless charging: Here’s how it works
Theand iPhone 12 Pro are on sale now, and the and the iPhone 12 Pro Max will be available in stores in November. Got the new phones and a and start at $ 699 for the Mini. All iPhone 12 models have wireless charging, as has every iPhone since . But with the iPhone 12, Apple introduced one too that uses magnetic pins to connect the charging cable to the device.
The MagSafe charger delivers up to 15 watts of power to your phone. It is a magnetic attachment system for various accessories, including cases that can snap into place on the back of your phone. Apple also showed off a MagSafe Duo charger that allows you to charge both your Apple Watch and iPhone at the same time while chargingin October. Third-party accessories from Belkin will also be available soon, including a car mount and a dock with multiple chargers, Apple executives said during the event.
The iPhone 12 also has magnetic positioning that positions the phone in the correct position on the charging pad. You canand learn more about .
Another area of speculation was whether the new iPhones could be reverse charged – when a phone that can be charged wirelessly can also act as a charging station and be used to wirelessly charge another device. Competitors like that, the and the have wireless and reverse wireless charging. However, this function is not included in the iPhone 12.
Although it wasn’t discussed at the iPhone event, asuggest that the iPhone 12 actually has wireless power transfer capabilities – but that this charging power is currently only used for other Apple accessories like sometime in the future.
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