Anticipation is building in the tech world for Apple’s annual fall product launch.
While the tech giant remains tight-lipped about what they have in store, rumours are swirling, and one exciting possibility has captured the attention of enthusiasts: faster charging for the next generation of iPhones.
According to reputable tech blog 9to5Mac, which has earned its stripes by accurately predicting previous Apple announcements, the upcoming iPhone 15 is expected to bring a game-changing upgrade to the charging experience. The whispers suggest that Apple will be ditching its proprietary Lightning charging port in favour of the more universal USB-C connection.
This shift has been long-awaited by users who have been yearning for greater compatibility with a wider range of devices and accessories.
Experts also claim that select models of the iPhone 15 will offer faster charging speeds. This shift is aimed at addressing one of the modern smartphone user’s greatest challenges: the race against time to keep their device powered up and ready for action.
Currently, the iPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max advise against using chargers exceeding 27 watts, while iPhone 14 users are recommended to stick to 20-watt chargers. But Apple’s potential leap to a 35-watt charger with the iPhone 15 hints at a significant leap forward in charging capabilities. Imagine the convenience of fully powering up an iPhone 15 in record time, thanks to the advanced technology that Apple is rumoured to be integrating.
While the iPhone 15’s 35-watt charging capability sounds impressive, some might point out that it still falls short compared to competitors like Samsung’s Galaxy S23 Series, which boasts the capability of “super-fast charging” with 45-watt chargers. The tech world is a competitive arena, and this development might raise eyebrows for those who crave the fastest charging speeds available.