In defense of Apple’s iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe

As a thin wallet fan, the idea of ditching my wallet entirely has been appealing for some time. While I don’t yet live in that wallet-less utopia, Apple’s frequently maligned iPhone Leather Wallet with MagSafe is great, despite what you may have heard from critics.

A Magsafe wallet placed on top of an iPhone 12 ProA Magsafe wallet placed on top of an iPhone 12 Pro

I’ve been using Apple’s MagSafe wallet in combination with the iPhone 12 Pro and Apple’s official MagSafe silicon case since they all launched last fall. Depending on the thickness of your cards, it can hold two or three — in my case, a driver’s license, a credit card, and a New York City MetroCard. Since switching to the Apple MagSafe wallet, I’ve also picked up a money clip, for the times when I need cash.

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