Why you should keep your bank cards away from an iPhone 12

The introduction of magnets in the new iPhone means wireless chargers magnetically slap into the right position on the back. — Christoph Dernbach/dpa

One of the most significant features in the new iPhone 12 is also one of the most rudimentary: magnets.

By installing three small magnets behind the phone's back cover, Apple has enabled owners to quickly slap on various cases, while the wireless charging pad no longer misaligns and always snaps satisfyingly into place.

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