Here's the first look at Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack and it's MUCH thicker than we had imagined | HT Tech

Here's the first look at Apple's MagSafe Battery Pack and it's MUCH thicker than we had imagined

Apple officially rolled out the MagSafe Battery Pack for the iPhone 12 series recently. Someone got a hold of it and shared some pics on Twitter. 

By: HT TECH
| Updated on: Jul 21 2021, 07:06 IST
Apple made its MagSafe Battery Packs official recently. These portable battery packs are compatible with the iPhone 12 series and AirPods that support wireless charging. 
Apple made its MagSafe Battery Packs official recently. These portable battery packs are compatible with the iPhone 12 series and AirPods that support wireless charging.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
1/9 Apple made its MagSafe Battery Packs official recently. These portable battery packs are compatible with the iPhone 12 series and AirPods that support wireless charging.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
Like most other Apple accessories we expected the MagSafe Battery Pack to be thin and sleek. 
Like most other Apple accessories we expected the MagSafe Battery Pack to be thin and sleek.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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2/9 Like most other Apple accessories we expected the MagSafe Battery Pack to be thin and sleek.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
Well. It is not. Pictures shared by Steven Russell on Twitter gives us a close look at the new battery pack and it's quite chunky. 
Well. It is not. Pictures shared by Steven Russell on Twitter gives us a close look at the new battery pack and it's quite chunky.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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3/9 Well. It is not. Pictures shared by Steven Russell on Twitter gives us a close look at the new battery pack and it's quite chunky.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
For all practical purposes, this is a smaller, more compact, power bank that can attach itself to the back of your iPhone instead of you having to carry it around.
For all practical purposes, this is a smaller, more compact, power bank that can attach itself to the back of your iPhone instead of you having to carry it around. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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4/9 For all practical purposes, this is a smaller, more compact, power bank that can attach itself to the back of your iPhone instead of you having to carry it around. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)

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Also, it can charge the AirPods that come with wireless charging support. Russell shared this picture of his AirPods Pro charging with the MagSafe Battery Pack. You should also be able to charge up any other device that support Qi wireless charging. 
Also, it can charge the AirPods that come with wireless charging support. Russell shared this picture of his AirPods Pro charging with the MagSafe Battery Pack. You should also be able to charge up any other device that support Qi wireless charging.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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5/9 Also, it can charge the AirPods that come with wireless charging support. Russell shared this picture of his AirPods Pro charging with the MagSafe Battery Pack. You should also be able to charge up any other device that support Qi wireless charging.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
The iPhone 11 battery cases that Apple had released had a physical camera shortcut button, however, this one does not have anything additional since it is essentially an attachable battery pack that can juice up your phone.
The iPhone 11 battery cases that Apple had released had a physical camera shortcut button, however, this one does not have anything additional since it is essentially an attachable battery pack that can juice up your phone. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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6/9 The iPhone 11 battery cases that Apple had released had a physical camera shortcut button, however, this one does not have anything additional since it is essentially an attachable battery pack that can juice up your phone. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
Apple says that this MagSafe Battery Pack charges up to 5W so it is not going to charge up your phone very fast. 
Apple says that this MagSafe Battery Pack charges up to 5W so it is not going to charge up your phone very fast.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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7/9 Apple says that this MagSafe Battery Pack charges up to 5W so it is not going to charge up your phone very fast.  (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
The MagSafe Battery Pack also requires iOS 14.7, as the support page states, this software update is not out yet. However, given the fact that the battery pack is not getting delivered any time before July 22, we can expect this update to be out by then.
The MagSafe Battery Pack also requires iOS 14.7, as the support page states, this software update is not out yet. However, given the fact that the battery pack is not getting delivered any time before July 22, we can expect this update to be out by then. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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8/9 The MagSafe Battery Pack also requires iOS 14.7, as the support page states, this software update is not out yet. However, given the fact that the battery pack is not getting delivered any time before July 22, we can expect this update to be out by then. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
We here in India do not know when the MagSafe Battery Pack is going to be available for us. It is listed on the site and we know it is going to cost  <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>10,900 but it is “currently unavailable”.
We here in India do not know when the MagSafe Battery Pack is going to be available for us. It is listed on the site and we know it is going to cost 10,900 but it is “currently unavailable”. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
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9/9 We here in India do not know when the MagSafe Battery Pack is going to be available for us. It is listed on the site and we know it is going to cost 10,900 but it is “currently unavailable”. (Twitter/@stevenrussell)
First Published Date: 21 Jul, 07:06 IST
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