How to Charge iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus Faster Wired or Wirelessly
This relatively newer generation of the iPhone family comprising iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are equipped with a stound battery life with their battery capacity that is relatively small. Nevertheless, nowadays amazing battery life is not the only thing that is important, it is also necessary that a mobile phone should charge quickly also.
You will be glad to know that the iPhone X along with iPhone 8 have the fast charging support feature. They can charge till 50 percent within only 30 minutes. But there is an issue here, i.e. Apple still has the regular 5W charger present for these smartphones. Therefore despite fast charging support, these new smartphones will still charge as slow as the old ones did.
If you wish to charge the above iPhones faster, continue reading on to find out how this is possible.
Fast Charging Compatible Charger
You can purchase one of these. It is not possible to buy a 2A charger from Amazon. It needs to be a USB Power Delivery or PD compliant one because the iPhone X and iPhone 8 actually support fast charging particularly over USB PD.
Below is USB Power Delivery type of compatible chargers which you can get to charge the iPhone faster:
- Anker USB-C Wall Charger
- Nekteck USB-C PD charger station, and the
- ZeroLemon multi-port USB-C PD charger
- 29W USB-C wall adapter.
It is not only necessary to get a USB-C PD charger only. You will also need to get a USB-C to the lightning type of cable. This can be quite expensive. Remember that this cable you get should be fast charging compatible.
How To Charge The Above iPhone’s Faster Wirelessly
You should know that the iPhone X and 8 support wireless charging as well. Wireless charging will never be as fast as wired charging is, you can nevertheless improve wireless charging speeds of the iPhone 8 and X. This improvement will be quiet modest nevertheless.
The iPhone 8, as well as, X initially had 5W wireless charging type of support. The iOS 11.2 update improved the speed of wireless charging specifically to 7.5W. It seems impressive but the difference is not that much in real life. Nevertheless, support for 7.5 W charging will not automatically result in the iPhone charging quicker. The wireless charging needs to be able to output 7.5W power wirelessly as well.
The wireless chargers which support fast charging will state this clearly on their product page. Therefore if you have a wireless charger for the iPhone then proceed to its product page so as to be able to view the wireless charging output it has. If you need to get a wireless charger then buy one which outputs a minimum 7.5W of power.
You can consider getting the Yootech Qi wireless charger, or the Seneo 10W wireless charger, or the Anker PowerPort Wireless 10 if you are looking for a fast charger.
Remember that fast charging functions best when the iPhone X and 8 charge from 0-50 percent. When this has been reached then the charging speed will slow down so as to increase the battery lifespan.