Apple has been selling genuine battery cases “Smart Battery Case” for each model since iPhone 7 (excluding iPhone 8 and SE), but for iPhone 12 that adopted MagSafe, “MagSafe battery” that can be used in common with the series “Pack” has been released. The price is 11,800 yen, which is cheaper than the conventional case-integrated type.
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The sticking force is slightly stronger than that of third-party products, but if you apply force to the left or right, it will shift.
Normally, the iPhone is charged with 5W, but if you connect it to a power supply of 20W or more with a Lightning cable, you can charge it with a maximum of 15W. It’s a replacement for the MagSafe charger.
Differences from third-party products
Compare it with Anker’s MagSafe battery (3990 yen) that you had at hand. Apple’s MagSafe battery pack is slimmer and more cohesive.
The charging speed is 5W, so you still have to stick it on for a reasonable amount of time. In addition to the capacity, there are three differences from the genuine product.
Although there is no switch, it could be used as a general-purpose Qi charging stand without connecting to a power supply (I stated that it could not be done when it first appeared, but I apologize for the correction). However, there is no charging port for output, so if you are mobile with various devices, please be aware of this point.
The MagSafe battery pack has a safety mechanism that stops power supply at around 80 percent when it gets hot. The texture is genuine, so it’s recommended for high-end Apple fans. I’d like to expect more color variations in the future.
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