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Sketchy Rumor Suggests iPhone 7 Will Feature Faster Charging Speeds

Apple's iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus could feature improved charging speeds, according to information shared by Twitter user The Malignant, citing an unverified Chinese source.

Alongside an image of an iPhone 6s and iPhone 7 logic board comparison that does not seem to divulge any clear info to confirm the rumor, The Malignant says the iPhone 7 will feature "at least" five volt two amp charging.

Apple's iPhone models currently ship with a 1A/5W charger, but are able to charge more quickly with a 2.1A/12W iPad adapter. With the rumored fast charging feature, charging speeds would presumably be even faster than using an iPad charging adapter with a current model iPhone.

Improved charging speed is not an iPhone 7 rumor that we've heard before, nor does it come from a reputable source, so this information should be viewed with some skepticism. Twitter user The Malignant appears to share a variety of rumors and information sourced from Chinese social networking sites, not all of which is reliable.

Apple is expected to introduce the iPhone 7 at an event rumors suggest will be held on Wednesday, September 7. More reliable rumors about the device suggest it will feature a slightly redesigned body with relocated antenna bands, camera improvements, a faster processor, and no headphone jack.

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34 months ago
a thinner battery will always be faster to charge to 100%.
Rating: 22 Votes
34 months ago
How about a bigger battery instead? :p
Rating: 19 Votes
34 months ago

Thank god they removed the headphone jack! Who else is looking forward to this new innovative feature?!

It will be called ':apple:Charge' and you will be charged accordingly.

Rating: 16 Votes
34 months ago
Only if S7 Edge ran iOS... Can't believe I just said that.
Rating: 15 Votes
34 months ago
Oh wow. Fast charging.

If true, welcome to 2014 iPhone 7. :confused:
Rating: 11 Votes
34 months ago

I've seen some people here asking for wireless charging, but what's the point? You don't stick a cable in your phone, that's it?

I'm in bed, I want to check something, I just pick the phone up off the pad, use it, and put it back on, all in the dark, and letting me roll over without ripping the cable out of the phone. Apple made this use case even worse with Lightning because the connector is so small.
Rating: 7 Votes
34 months ago

I've seen some people here asking for wireless charging, but what's the point? You don't stick a cable in your phone, that's it? I just don't see the usefulness in that. I do have something that might be useful: put a bigger battery in it, maybe then we don't have to charge the phone every 4 hours.

Clearly until you have it you won't understand how damn useful it is.

Certainly the standing wireless charger that samsung have out. No need to worry about finding a cable at night and needing to switch the light on to find the port. Just put it on the charger and connects straight away. Even better with Always on display on the samsung phones to see the time at night when you randomly wake up. Most samsung users will tell you it's a feature that you would miss not having.
Rating: 7 Votes
34 months ago

i hope it has better battery capacity my phone get to less than 20% before noon i am always stucked with power banks

That was a painful read.
Rating: 7 Votes
34 months ago

Mods: this is completely false. This myth has been tested, and tested repeatedly, and been busted everytime. Thats not how the circuitry is designed to work. It only draws in as much power as needed. No more.

Please stop spreading this misinformation.

You stop spreading misinformation. iPhone 6:
Your post has been completely disproved.
Rating: 7 Votes
34 months ago
OMG, fast charging, Apple once again revolutionized mobile device.

Watch Samsung copies this
Rating: 7 Votes

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