These photos of an 18-watt Apple USB-C charger may herald fast charging coming to iPhones without people having to resort to buying third-party adapters.
Photos of an adapter labeled "engineering sample" surfaced this weekend on Chongdiantou.com (Google Translate version), as spotted by Macotakara, and were reportedly taken by someone in Apple's supply chain.
One of the photos provides an (almost unreadable) close-up of the specs printed on it, which are model A1720; 100-240V, 50/60Hz 0.45A and output 5V/3A, 9V/2A. From that, the site calculated the 18-watt output.
While some might think a USB-C adapter points to thehaving USB-C connectors, that they'll ship with a USB-C-to-Lightning cable -- and maybe this adapter -- instead.
Apple did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
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