News & Reviews: charger
Sep 28, 2021
If you remember back in May, a Brazillian actually won a lawsuit against Apple for not including a charger in the iPhone 12 series box. This is due to Brazil's consumer protection regulator body, Procon-SP accused Apple of "misleading advertising".
May 31, 2021
Back in late March 2021, Apple was fined by Brazil's authorities for not including a charger adapter in the latest iPhone 12 box. Even though the company had paid $2 million already, they also have to include one now after losing a lawsuit to Mariana Morales Oliveira, from Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil.
Feb 05, 2021
It seems that a new Xiaomi GaN charger has been spotted on weibo, hinting that the new charger is capable of achieving up to 67W charging speed. While not much is known in regards to the release date, it does give us a better idea on what to expect when the charger is officially available in the global market.
Jan 04, 2021
In 2020, the smartphone industry had achieved some remarkable breakthroughs and one of them is allowing chargers to go up to 100W or even surpass it. Now we're in 2021, the companies will only aim higher by increasing the number. It is reported that a HUAWEI charger that supports 135W fast charging has been certified by China's 3C Agency.
Dec 10, 2020
This year, Apple has decided not to include the charger and EarPods in the box of the iPhone 12 series for environmental goals. Although it was first doubted by the consumers, the sale of the series is still going more than just well with the iPhone 12 Pro being out of stock globally. Now, it appears that the tech giant might take out another thing from the box for the iPhone 13 series.
Dec 08, 2020
When Apple first officially revealed that they weren't going to include a charging brick in the iPhone 12 series boxes, it was only natural that many people made fun of their choices. Samsung was among one of them which prompted them to make a post indirectly poking fun at their rival by including a charging brick. However, there were rumours about the Korean tech giant following Apple's footsteps and there's new evidence.
Nov 18, 2020
Based on a statement by Mark Gurman, it seems that Apple’s MagSafe Duo Charger is able to achieve up to 14W per device while requiring a separate 27W USB-C power adapter that’s sold separately. Not only that, but if you were to hook up a 20W USB-C power adapter to the Apple MagSafe Duo Charge, it's able to achieve charging speeds of up to 11W.
Aug 05, 2020
Apple's iPhones have been supporting wireless charging but the company hasn't launched any accessories to cater to the feature yet. Earlier, it was rumoured that Apple would launch a small wireless charging mat in the first half of 2020 and it didn't happen. Now, it looks like these leaked images of the circular array of magnets on the iPhone 12 is telling us something.
Jul 24, 2020
Most of you guys might have freaked out a little when the news about Samsung not including chargers in the box came out earlier. However, we are here to announce that the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Note 20 will come with a charger in the box! It's sad that we're actually discussing this.
Feb 12, 2020
Based on a statement by Apple Developer Forrest Heller, USB chargers these days carry more processing power as compared to the guidance computer found on the Apollo 11 spacecraft. The way the aforementioned developer proved his statement is by analyzing the hardware found in the USB chargers and compared them to Apollo 11’s computers.