MagSafe charger limited to 12W for iPhone 12 mini, says Apple

The new 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini is going to launch on November 6 along with 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max. In an updated document, Apple stated that the MagSafe wireless charger will provide 12W power to the smallest new iPhone model.  For other iPhone 12 models, the MagSafe charger supports 15W power. The support page mentions,

“The actual power delivered to the iPhone will vary depending on the wattage of the power adapter and system conditions. For iPhone 12 mini, the MagSafe Charger delivers up to 12W of peak power delivery.”

The users are instructed to first plug in the MagSafe charger in the power socket before placing the iPhone on the charging puck because the charger verifies conditions to safely deliver maximum power. If the iPhone is placed on the charger before it is plugged in, then users should remove their smartphone and wait for 3 seconds. For it is also advised to check for clear metals and foreign objects on the surface of the charger before placing the iPhone on it.

The new MagSafe accessories compatible with the new flagship smartphone series include magnetically attached wallets, iPhone cases, and wireless charger. Apple has also allowed third-party magnetic cases to support MagSafe charger, wallet attachments and has released strict guidelines for wireless chargers. Learn more about the MagSafe Charger with iPhone 12 here.

The iPhone 12 mini

Apple has introduced all the new features and advanced technology in the small 5.4-inch iPhone 12 mini. It has the following features:

  • A14 Bionic chip
  • 5G network support
  • OLED display
  • Ceramic shield protection
  • Dual camera system with Dolby Vision support and more.

Tech reviewer, George Buhnici uploaded a first look video of the smallest iPhone 12 model, but later took it off. Presumably, he uploaded the video accidentally before the launch and then removed it. Starting at $699 the iPhone 12 mini will be available for preorder on apple.com at 5 a.m. on November 6.

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