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France wants to ban iPhone 12 due to high radiation level concerns

September 13, 2023

Via: BGR

France’s FCC has ordered Apple to remove the iPhone 12 from the local market as the model exceeds the limit for electromagnetic absorption by the body. The information comes from the French blog France24.

ANFR, the French agency that regulates radio frequencies, found that a person would absorb up to 5.74 watts per kilogram when holding the iPhone 12 or having it in the pocket, which is higher than the European standard of 4.0 watts per kilogram.

To BBC, Apple was contesting the ANFR’s review. The company said it had “provided the regulator with lab results from the tech giant itself and third parties which show the device is compliant with all the rules.”

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