The new iPhones 12 will be launched in Brazil with prices between R $ 6,999 and R $ 13,999, as revealed by Tecnoblog in first hand. Prepare your pocket, because accessories compatible with MagSafe will also be salty: a leather wallet that fits magnetically on the back of phones will cost R $ 749, while the MagSafe Duo charger will sell for R $ 1,699.
MagSafe was the name given to the magnetic power connector launched on MacBooks in 2006. The brand revived on iPhones 12 as a wireless charging technology that features a series of magnets around the induction coils to optimize alignment and energy efficiency. of the Qi standard, while fixing accessories, such as wallets or supports for car panels.
$ 499 MagSafe charger does not include power adapter
It is possible to charge the iPhones 12 by the Lightning cable (the plug adapter is no longer in the box) or by a wireless charger compatible with the Qi standard, used by several manufacturers. These induction chargers may come with MagSafe compatible magnets. Apple will have two official models: the MagSafe Charger and the MagSafe Duo Charger.
For R $ 499, the MagSafe Charger resembles a stretched version of the Apple Watch charger. It magnetically aligns to the rear of the iPhones 12, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max to charge them up to 15 watts. The iPhone 12 Mini is limited to 12 watts. It is possible to supply other phones compatible with the Qi standard, but the speed will be much slower.
There is another however: the MagSafe Charger does not come with an included plug adapter and you will only be able to reach 15 watts with specific models. Apple’s 20-watt charger, which had its price reduced to R $ 199 in Brazil, is one of them. Power is limited when using third-party adapters or even more powerful chargers from Apple itself (like the 96-watt MacBook Pro).
The MagSafe Duo Charger allows you to charge an iPhone and an Apple Watch at the same time; it folds in half for easy transport, while the Apple Watch connector lifts up to keep the watch’s screen easily visible. The accessory will be sold for R $ 1,699 in Brazil; Apple also recommends purchasing the 20-watt USB-C adapter separately.
MagSafe wallet for iPhone 12 costs $ 749
In addition to MagSafe chargers, Apple has unveiled a series of cases, cases and wallets for the new iPhones 12. Prices for official Apple accessories are often high, but some call attention: leather wallet with MagSafe, with space for three cards and minimalist design, will be sold for R $ 749 in Brazil.
Another novelty that requires money in your pocket is the Leather case with MagSafe: it has a carrying handle, has an internal card pocket and wraps around the entire device, leaving only one space to show the time. Three sizes will be available in Brazil, all with the same suggested price of R $ 1,499.
Apple will also sell the traditional transparent cases (R $ 599), silicone cases (R $ 599) and leather cases (R $ 749) for the new iPhones, which now have MagSafe magnets. The covers have a design similar to that of previous generations, with the exception of the transparent one, which makes the MagSafe contact areas very visible.
The launch date for the accessories has not yet been released. The iPhones 12, 12 Mini, 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max go on pre-sale in Brazil on November 13, with deliveries starting a week later.