Do Galaxy S21 Series affect to medical devices?

Last Update date : Mar 23. 2021


The Galaxy device contains magnets and the magnetic level of device is the range of magnetic forces that can be encountered in usage environments of general mobile device. As it may affect medical devices, such as pacemakers or implantable cardioverter defibrillators, if you are using any of these medical devices, you need to keep your mobile device a safe distance from them and consult with your physician before you use the device.


  • Avoid using your device within a 15 cm range of a pacemaker, if possible, as your device can interfere with the pacemaker.
  • To minimize possible interference with a pacemaker, use your device only on the side of your body that is opposite the pacemaker.
  • Keep a safe distance between your device and objects that are affected by magnets. Objects such as credit cards, passbooks, access cards, boarding passes, or parking passes may be damaged or disabled by the magnets in the device. 

Samsung would like to assure our customers that we always employ strict quality control and safety measures to ensure that our devices meet industry safety standards.

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