Apple to Finally Offer a 18W Fast Charger with New 2019 iPhones
The latest-generation iPhones already support fast charging, but they require Apple’s 18W USB-C power adapter and Lightning to USB-C cable that Apple sells separately.
In other words, in addition to spending a small fortune on a new iPhone, customers also have to pay an extra $50 on these accessories to enable fast charging on their devices. Because as many found out the hard way, Apple still ships the iPhone with the old-school 5W adapter and the same Lightning to USB-A cable that offers painfully slow charging speeds.
But as it turns out, this could all change beginning with the 2019 iPhone generation, if a report from Japanese bloc Macotakara is anything to be believed.
The source indicates that Apple could have a change of mind on the new iPhone models and ship them with the fast charging adapter and the faster cable right in the box. In other words, customers would no longer have to get them s… (read more)