Belkin Shares Details on First MagSafe Accessories for iPhone 12

Belkin today shared details on its first two accessories that are compatible with Apple’s new MagSafe charging system. Both of the devices, a 3-in-1 charger for iPhone, Apple Watch, and AirPods, and a car vent mount, were briefly shown during the MagSafe portion of Apple’s event yesterday.


Belkin’s BOOST↑CHARGE PRO MagSafe 3-in-1 Wireless Charger includes a flat base with a 5-watt wireless charging spot for ‌AirPods‌ or AirPods Pro, and a chrome stand portion with two arms for charging an ‌iPhone‌ and an Apple Watch.


As with other MagSafe chargers, up to 15 watts of power can be delivered to an ‌iPhone‌, twice what is supported through regular Qi charging. Belkin says the 3-in-1 charger will be available “winter 2020” for $149.99, and it will come in black and white versions.

For traveling in your car, Belkin is introducing MagSafe Car Vent PRO, which offers a slim profile and multiple

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Apple resurrects MagSafe branding for line of iPhone 12 accessories

Apple has brought back its MagSafe name for a new ecosystem of iPhone 12 accessories including cases, chargers, and wallets.

During its “Hi, Speed” October event, Apple debuted a new feature for iPhone 12: MagSafe. The reinvigorated name now refers to an integrated magnet in the back of the iPhone 12 line. Using this new set of magnets, Apple opens up new possibilities for a large ecosystem of accessories that it will be creating, as well as third parties.

Apple MagSafe Duo

Apple MagSafe Duo

Apple debuted its new MagSafe charger that snaps to the back of the iPhone 12 and allows you to hold and use the iPhone while it is being charged at fast speeds. There is also the MagSafe Duo which is a folding charger that can charge both an iPhone 12 as well as an Apple Watch simultaneously.

Other Apple accessories include a magnetically attaching wallet and a new

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iPhone 12 and MagSafe: A new way for Apple to sell expensive accessories

Apple is an interesting company, in that every new product has been engineered so that it becomes a way to sell something else. This has been true for so long, and predates the iPhone.

So, when I saw MagSafe, my first thought was not how this could improve charging, but how it would offer Apple another way to sell expensive — dare I saw, overpriced — accessories.

I was right.

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First, there’s a MagSafe charger. This wireless charger has been designed and built for MagSafe on the iPhone 12, but will work with other iPhones going back to the iPhone 8, along with the AirPods charging case and the AirPods Pro.

And any Android smartphones that you take pity on.

The price for this is $39, which isn’t as much as I

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Apple Introduces New MagSafe Cases and Accessories for iPhone 12

Following the announcement of the iPhone 12 and ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro today, Apple has introduced a new collection of cases and accessories on its online store. The central feature of these accessories is support for MagSafe on ‌iPhone 12‌.


With MagSafe, the new line of cases will automatically snap onto the back of the ‌iPhone 12‌ and ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro, making for super easy application. Charging accessories will do the same, leading to ultra-simple charging of up to 15W.

Shoppers should note that the accessories listed in this article are not available to purchase yet, and will likely launch at the same time that iPhone pre-orders do, starting this Friday for ‌iPhone 12‌ and ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro. On November 6, pre-orders will go up for the ‌iPhone 12‌ mini and ‌iPhone 12‌ Pro Max.

To start, there’s a Silicone Case with MagSafe for the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro.

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Apple launches new ecosystem of accessories and wireless chargers with MagSafe

Apple just announced the iPhone 12, and it features some new capabilities hidden in the rear of the phone. Thanks to alignment magnets, you can snap accessories to the back of your phone. And the company is releasing new accessories that work with this magnetic back, including new cases, a wireless charger and a card holder.

There are many layers tucked in the back of the device, such as a magnetometer, a copper-graphite shield, two shields, multiple layers of magnets, an NFC antenna and more.

But the company isn’t just adding magnets for the sake of adding magnets. It opens up a whole new ecosystem of accessories, including Apple-branded accessories.

Apple is introducing a wireless charger. This is the second time the company is announcing a wireless charger. But Apple had some production issues with its previous attempt, the AirPower charger.

The new MagSafe charger is a simple wireless charger

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‘iPhone 12’ wireless charging accessories said to resurrect ‘MagSafe’ branding

Apple may be reintroducing its old “MagSafe” term, though not the same technology, in peripherals designed to charge the forthcoming “iPhone 12.”

Four years since the last MacBook Pro abandoned Apple’s MagSafe charging connector, Apple is reportedly planning to revive the name. According to a leak from the Chinese site Weibo, which also detailed “HomePod mini” news, and the “iPhone 12” display details, Apple is preparing a pair of “MagSafe” peripherals.

Describing what it calls the “official key accessories,” the leak says, in translation, that the “official magnetic casing comes with Magsafe, two wireless chargers Magsafe Charger, Magsafe Duo Charger.”

There are no further details. However, it’s possible that this may relate to a previous leaked image which purported to show a revised internal charging system for the “iPhone 12.”

At the core of that claimed redesign was a circular arrangement of very many small magnets. These were said to

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Apple to Allegedly Rekindle ‘MagSafe’ Brand for Magnetic iPhone Case and Wireless Charging Accessories

A Chinese Weibo account going by the name “Kang” this morning posted allegedly accurate information for every product set to be announced at the upcoming Apple event on October 13, including details and launch dates for the full iPhone 12 lineup, and the rumored HomePod mini.

In addition, the original post also claims that Apple will announce a new magnetic iPhone case with “MagSafe” and two official Apple wireless chargers called “MagSafe Charger” and “MagSafe Duo Charger,” one or both of which will have a 15-Watt power output.


The “MagSafe” brand name will resonate with readers who remember Apple’s magnetically attached MagSafe power connector, which first appeared on MacBook Pro models in 2006 but despite its popularity was eventually discontinued across all Apple product lines between 2016 and 2019 and replaced with USB-C.

Back in August, images shared on Weibo that were said to be from the ‌iPhone 12‌ depict

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