iPhone 12 might be hiding a long-awaited feature – could MagSafe unlock its potential? iPhone 12 Pro review

Apple has been rumored to be bringing reverse wireless charging to iPhones for a couple of years now. It’s yet to officially appear, but a regulatory filing suggests the tech is actually inside the iPhone 12 – it’s just not enabled.

Reverse wireless charging, as seen on some Android handsets, is where a phone can itself double up as a wireless charger – drop a pair of wireless earbuds on the back of the phone, for example, and they start charging up.