Iphone 12 Magsafe Case Silicone OutsideSource: Joe Wituschek / iMore

What you need to know

  • We got our hands on some of Apple's new MagSafe accessories.
  • We take a look at the new iPhone 12 Silicone MagSafe case.
  • We also get hands-on with Apple's new MagSafe Charger for iPhone.

Along with the announcement of the iPhone 12 and HomePod mini, Apple also brought back MagSafe - for the iPhone, that is. The new cases, chargers, and wallet are the new go-to accessories that Apple wants you to consider when buying your new iPhone 12. Everything is magnetic, so each accessory satisfyingly snaps to the other. We've got our hands on the new silicone case fo the iPhone 12 and the new MagSafe charger, so let's take our first look at Apple's newest accessories for its new iPhone.

The MagSafe iPhone Case

We specifically got our hands on the new MagSafe Silicone Case for the iPhone 12 in Cyprus Green. The outer packaging is what you would expect from Apple - super simple, super minimal.

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Iphone 12 Magsafe Case Cyprus GreenSource: Joe Wituschek / iMore

Opening up the packaging reveals the outer shell of the case.

Iphone 12 Magsafe Case CaseSource: Joe

When you remove the case from the packaging, there are instructions underneath on how Apple wants you to insert your new iPhone into the case.

Iphone 12 Magsafe Case Internal PackagingSource: Joe Wituschek / iMore

The inside of the new case is where it gets interesting, As you can see, there is a cutout for MagSafe inside the case that will help it attach to the iPhone as well as enable other accessories, like the new MagSafe Wallet and MagSafe Charger, to attach to the back of the case.

Iphone 12 Magsafe Case Internal HeroSource: Joe Wituschek / iMore

Notably, this is Apple's first case in a while that also actually has a bottom to it. The Silicone and Leather cases before it had an open bottom, but Apple is wrapping the iPhone completely this year.

Iphone 12 Magsafe Case BottomSource: Joe Wituschek / iMore

The new MagSafe case, compared to my current iPhone 11 Pro Silicone case, is a little taller, but also slightly thinner. Like all of Apple's cases, it feels great to hold and will be a perfect fit for the iPhone 12.

Iphone 12 Magsafe Case Silicone OutsideSource: Joe Wituschek / iMore

MagSafe Charger

Apple's new MagSafe Charger will attach magnetically to the back of the new iPhone 12 or to a compatible case, like the case above. The packaging is also incredibly simple.

Magsafe Charger PackagingSource: Joe

When you open the packaging, you are greeted with some documentation and a fold-out of the new charger and cable. Notably, the new charging cable does not come with a power adapter. The end is USB-C, so it will work with Apple's USB-C power adapter that was just lowered to $19 after the company announced the removal of the adapter from the packaging of the iPhone during its iPhone 12 event.

Magsafe Charger Internal PackagingSource: Joe Wituschek/iMore

The back of the MagSafe charger is aluminum, much like the non-utilized sides of Apple's accessories.

Magsafe Charger BottomSource: Joe Wituschek//iMore

The new MagSafe charger is compatible with all iPhones that feature wireless charging, so it will work down to the iPhone 8. Only the new iPhone 12 models, however, feature the magnets to enjoy that satisfying snap when they attach together.

Magsafe Charger HeroSource: Joe Wituschek/iMore

We have no yet been able to get our hands on the new MagSafe Wallet but will be sure to cover that as well when we do. If you have any questions about Apple's new MagSafe accessories, leave them in the comments below!