iPhone 13 May Support 25W Fast Charge Power Adapter

The iPhone 13 may support faster-charging speeds with a 25W power adapter, compared to the current limitation of the iPhone 12, which only supports fast charging at up to 20W, according to a rumor originating from China.

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The ‌iPhone 12‌ supports fast charging with a 20W or higher power adapter; however, even if users use a more powerful wall adapter, the iPhone itself only supports up to 20W. According to the rumor, Apple will provide users with support for a 25W power adapter this fall, and with it, it will release its own 25W power adapter as an accessory for purchase. Apple's current 20W power adapter retails for $19.99.

Compared to 20W, 25W won't bring a drastic change to charging speeds or typical day-to-day charging for users. Many flagship Android smartphones, such as the Samsung Galaxy S21, already support 25W. Support for the faster-charging speeds will come alongside increased battery capacities for each of the ‌iPhone 13‌ models, which will come in handy on the higher-end variants due to more advanced displays.

The iPhone 13 Pro and ‌iPhone 13 Pro‌ Max are expected to benefit from LTPO displays, which will not only provide users with a better viewing experience with ProMotion 120Hz refresh rate but may support always-on functionality.

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Top Rated Comments

Metrosey Avatar
12 months ago
Apple - we’ve removed the power adaptor for environmental reasons since everyone has one at home

Apple - we’ll keep changing the power adapter every year
Score: 49 Votes (Like | Disagree)
autumnpatchouli Avatar
12 months ago
Shameless money grab. But honestly, Apple really cares about their customers….

I know, you don’t HAVE to buy the faster charger. But Apple knows that if they come out with something new, even if it only marginally improves performance, there are those who will buy whatever it is.
Score: 22 Votes (Like | Disagree)
LFC2020 Avatar
12 months ago
18W, 20W, and now 25W, when will this madness end. ??‍♂️
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
contacos Avatar
12 months ago

Apple - we’ve removed the power adaptor for environmental reasons since everyone has one at home

Apple - we’ll keep changing the power adapter every year
The funniest of all of this is that they claim that everyone already has a charger (most likely from previous iPhone purchases) yet they include a cable that does not even work with all these chargers! So either you buy another charger to be able to use this cable OR you have a new cable that becomes more waste because you cannot even use it! environmental my a
Score: 15 Votes (Like | Disagree)
easy4lif Avatar
12 months ago
So apples released an 18w, 20w, and now maybe a 25w power adapter. Guess the real monies in accessories.
Score: 14 Votes (Like | Disagree)
dannyyankou Avatar
12 months ago
A little surprised with these comments honestly, I see people all the time saying they wish the iPhone had faster charging speeds.
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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