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Here's why Apple's iPhone charger is so expensive

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Here's why Apple's iPhone charger is so expensive
Ever wondered why something as small and as simple as the iPhone charger can cost around $30? You’re, of course, right to notice it’s small, but it’s not as simple as it looks on the inside and that’s one reason justifying Apple’s pricing policy - its adapter is much safer than what many other manufacturers offer and even goes atop some technical requirements to bring even better quality and safety.

Ken Shirriff tore down one of those adapters to get a deeper understanding of what drives the price and found out some interesting things, and an in-depth analysis you can check out on his site at the source below. And here are the technical details about the iPhone charger:


Still, there’s a hefty premium on the price as you’d expect, but at least now you know what justifies it, right?

source: Ken Shirriff via Gizmodo


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