Apple I phone safety

I want to replace my 6 year old Apple I phone 6 with an Apple I phone 12 or 13 . I have read various conflicting reports about the small magnets in these phones. 

I wondered if any other members have one of these phones and have had problems or have been problem free?


5 Comments

Apple I phone safety

by TAC - 2022-01-10 17:04:41

I had the same questions when I replaced my old Apple iPhone for a new model. My electrophisiologist said it was OK as long as I keep the iPhone at least 6 inches away from my PM. I have had my new iPhone for one year now, and I have had no problems.

Should Be Okay

by MinimeJer05 - 2022-01-10 19:43:13

Hello,

As previous poster said, any sort of "smart" devices should be fine if not kept within 6 inches to the PM and on a consistent basis. I personally use an iPhone 13 Pro Max and I am aware that it has the MagSafe charging rings on the back of it, but my phone never comes within 6 inches.

When I place phone calls, I use my opposite ear (my right ear) and on occasion, I forget and use my left ear and never notice anything different.

I would think as long as you're not laying the device over your PM for extended periods of time, then you should be fine.

I believe worst case, it puts your PM into "safe" mode, which it exits once the device is moved away.

Take care

Jer

I phone safety

by Aberdeen - 2022-01-11 17:42:13

Thank you for your helpful replies, Jer and Tac!

Should be fine

by ccamom - 2022-01-11 18:39:24

I spoke with both my EP and Boston Scientific before I purchased my iPhone 13 Pro.  They both said it was fine and to keep the phone 6 inches away from my device and don't lay my phone on my chest.  I have had it since October and haven't had any problems whatsoever.  Enjoy!  I was replacing an iPhone XR and they said to just use the same precautions I was already using.

I phone safety

by Aberdeen - 2022-01-12 16:15:55

Thank you cca mom!

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