iPhone 12 accessories, KNOW-IT-ALL: What accessories in the iPhone 12 box? What accessories you’ll need to buy?

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A lot of you are probably curious about what comes in the iPhone 12 box? What do you need to buy? As a result, the Internet has bombarded with questions like (few google search queries regarding “iPhone 12 accessories”);

  1. What are the iPhone 12 accessories Apple removed from the iPhone 12 box?
  2. What are the accessories iPhone 12 box contents?
  3. Does the iPhone 12 come with headphones?
  4. What comes in the iPhone 12 pro box?
  5. Will the iPhone 12 come with a charger?
  6. Does the iPhone 12 come with AirPods?

This article will help you to sort out all the question and doubts, let’s find out;

Now we all know Apple launched its new smartphones series iPhone 12 (iPhone 12 Mini, iPhone 12, iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone Pro Max) October 13.

Does iPhone 12 box come with a charger, earpods

According to Apple press release, company want’s to become 100% carbon neutral by 2030. Hence, they remove the charger, earpods from the iPhone 12 box, as a result, they manage to reduce the package size (iPhone 12 box size) by 70%, it helps to reduce e-waste and allow the company to ship more devices eventually reduce the shipping-related emissions.

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Apple’s VP of iPhone marketing said that majority of iPhone users already have charger and earpods from their previous iPhones and this is the reason why the company decided to remove these accessories from the iPhone 12 box.

Kaiann Drance, Apple’s VP of iPhone marketing said during the Good Morning America interview “People often already have all that [charger and earpods]. It’s sitting around in their house. They have multiple ones. And so, it was kind of not the right thing to do in terms of the larger environmental goals and the larger benefits to the environment,

What are the iPhone 12 accessories in box ?

The following items come in your iPhone 12 box;

iPhone 12 phone

Yes of course, iPhone 12 will inside the box!

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Lighting to USB-C cable

Although, lightning to USB-C cable included in the new iPhone 12 box it’s very hard to find USB-C ports in pubic places or similar places. Apple MacBooks and MacBook Air come with USB-C port and some newer laptops. Hence, its might difficult to find wall outlets in cafes, airports.

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What I need to buy ?

The following items don’t come in the iPhone 12 box, however, you will end up buying these.

iPhone 12 wall charger

New iPhone 12 doesn’t come with the wall plug. Apple argues that most people already own several chargers, so shipping more new items is completely unnecessary.

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iPhone 12 headphones

The iPhone 12 doesn’t come with headphones or earpods. If you want to use one you have to use old one or upgrade to wireless headphones.

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With the help of cutting down on both packaging and shipping costs, Apple is trying to sell its phone in the following strategy:

  • 5.4-inch iPhone 12 – $649
  • 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Max – $749
  • 6.1-inch iPhone 12 Pro – $999
  • 6.7-inch iPhone 12 Pro Max – $1,099

The company’s planning to go completely portless on at least one iPhone in 2021 and is readying a range of charging pads.

Apple is planning to go completely portless on latest iPhones in 2021 and these decisions will help the company to design and develop new charging pads.

How Do I Charge the new iPhone 12?

Their are few ways to charge new iPhone 12, lets find out;

1. MagSafe Charger

MagSafe on iPhone 12
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The MagSafe Charger makes wireless charging a snap. The perfectly aligned magnets attach to your iPhone 12 or iPhone 12 Pro and provide faster wireless charging up to 15W.

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Don’t be fooled by the MagSafe-heavy branding for the iPhone 12 by Apple. Any wireless charger based on Qi will work. To be specific, if you’ve already used a wireless charging pad for a while the iPhone 12 will work. It just wasn’t able to charge as fast as the MagSafe mat.

Now we have to clear out what is Qi-based wireless charger ?

Qi (pronounced “chee”) is the wireless-charging standard. The wireless power transfer happens via electromagnetic induction. With the inductive charging, the necessary power gets to the device, not through the conventional cable but instead wirelessly with the use of electromagnetic fields.

ref : https://blog.banggood.com/

2. Regular old charging bricks

12w power brick
Old 12w power brick fast charger for the iPhone
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The fastest, simplest, and most straightforward solution is just buying a USB-C charging block. Actively, this 12w power brick is just a tiny piece of plastic where you can plug into a power outlet with a USB-C port you got with your new iPhone 12.

3. Portable chargers

Anker Portable Charger
Anker PowerCore+ 10000 Pro Portable Charger
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For iPhone 12 owners who want to go outside every now and then, a portable charger is a must. These come in many distinctive sizes, shapes, and capabilities. But we will focus exclusively on iPhone-friendly versions of USB-C for our purposes.

4. Third-party wireless chargers

Anker Wireless Charger
Anker Wireless Charger
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iPhone 12 accessories Apple removed from the iPhone 12 box.

  • Apple no longer bundles free chargers and EarPods with iPhones.
  • To attain its sustainability targets and reduce carbon emissions, Apple will delete the accessories from the iPhone boxes.
  • With each accessory offering a $10 price cut, Apple now offers cheaper USB-C chargers and EarPods in stores than before.

What do you think Apple’s decision to remove free chargers and EarPods from new iPhone 12 box?

Please leave a comment below, and let me know what you think!

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