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Can iPhones interfere with pacemakers and implantable defibrillators? Which devices are affected?
Answer:Apple iPhones with wireless charging, such as the iPhone 12 Pro Max, can interfere with implanted pacemakers and implantable defibrillators according to a recent study. The implantable devices are designed to responded to external magnetic sources, and these phones have an array of magnets that have the capacity to generate a magnet field that can cause this response.
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