In September 2023, French regulators requested a suspension of sales of the “iPhone 12” released in 2020, but Apple succeeded in avoiding this with a software update.
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On September 12, 2023, France’s National Frequency Agency (ANFR), which regulates wireless communications, announced that the radio waves emitted by Apple’s iPhone 12 released in 2020.Specific absorption rate (SAR)We requested that Apple withdraw the iPhone 12 from the French market, as it significantly exceeds the EU standard value. ANFR warns that if this request is not granted, it may be necessary to recall iPhone 12 devices already on the market.
According to a Reuters report dated September 29, 2023 local time, Apple received the ANFR order and distributed a software update to address this. ANFR, satisfied with this software update, seems to have withdrawn the “injunction to stop the sale of iPhone 12” issued to Apple.
In addition, Apple released the iPhone 15 series on the same day that ANFR’s “iPhone 12 sales injunction” was issued.announcementAt the same time, we are reducing the prices of iPhone 14 and iPhone 13, and reducing the prices of iPhone 12 and iPhone 13 mini.End of saledoing. As a result, the iPhone 12 series lineup will disappear from the iPhone series sold by Apple.
The iPhone 12, released in October 2020, is a model with a significantly changed exterior design, changing from the previous rounded frame to a straight frame. It is also the iPhone’s first 5G compatible device, and the power adapter for charging is no longer included, the included Lightning cable for charging has been changed to one that supports USB-C, and the earphones that were previously included, EarPods, have been replaced. It was also around this time that many accessories began to be removed, some of which were no longer included.
You can find out what the design and accessories of the iPhone 12 are like by reading the photo review below.
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