Get a rare discount on Apple’s official MagSafe Wallet for iPhone 12

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And save $5 on a MagSafe Charger.
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Pick up Apple’s official MagSafe Wallet for iPhone 12 on Amazon today to enjoy a rare discount of up to $9.45. The saddle brown option can be yours for just $49.55 — down from $59. Choose California poppy instead for $54.99.

Amazon is also still offering $5 off the official MagSafe Charger.

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Apple will be world’s biggest purchaser of OLED smartphone screens in 2021

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iPhone 12 Pro Max screen looks great, even from an angle.
The iPhone 12 featured OLED displays on every model.
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Apple will become the world’s leading purchaser of OLED smartphone displays in 2021, snapping up an enormous 169 million panels for use in its iPhones. That’s considerably up for the 114.5 million it bought last year. It also puts Apple ahead of Samsung when it comes to buying these displays.

But don’t feel too bad for Samsung.

iPhone 12 is a monster hit in Japan

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5G has been a killer feature in Japan.
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The iPhone 12 series has led a massive boom in smartphone shipments, particularly 5G models, in Japan.

According to a new report, Japan was the recipient of a 17% boost in smartphone shipments over the past 12 months. There was also a massive 40-fold increase in 5G handset shipments. Of the 5G smartphones, the iPhone 12 series made up almost half.

iPhone’s MagSafe poses low risk to people with implanted medical devices

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According to the FDA, there’s little risk to implanted medical devices from magnets in phones and watches.
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After Apple warned users of implanted medical devices to avoid iPhone 12 and MagSafe accessories, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration weighed in to say that the danger to pacemakers and defibrillators from magnets built into electronic devices is low.

iPhone 12 Pro Max battery solidly beats all other premium phones

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Apple’s premium iOS handset makes very efficient use of the power it stores in its battery.
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The iPhone 12 Pro Max whipped all other top-tier handsets in a rigorous battery test. Doxomark simulated using the handsets over several days, and also factored in how long they took to recharge. In the final score, Apple’s offering came out way ahead.

Want a purple iPhone 12? Sell your old model today for fast upgrade cash

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Find out how much your old iPhone is really worth.
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iPhone 12 and 12 mini is now available to preorder in purple for the first time. If the new color option has encouraged you to upgrade, it’s time to turn your old model into fast upgrade cash.

Sell your old iPhone (and other Apple devices) to Cult of Mac today and we’ll send you a fat stack of cash to make your upgrade more affordable.

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Get your iPhone 12 ready for resale.
Here is how to get your used iPhone 12 ready to sell and get the most value out of it.
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