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You might need a $50 charger and a $25 cable to use Fast Charge on Apple's new iPhones

0. phoneArena posted on 14 Sep 2017, 02:43

Apple's iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus are the first crop of iPhones that support fast charging, a feature sorely missing on all previous iPhone models...

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posted on 14 Sep 2017, 02:49 2

1. seret6 (Posts: 225; Member since: 14 Aug 2013)


I have 2 of these and 2 cables for my ipads

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 02:55 18

3. SIGPRO (Posts: 1932; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


Wow you are the man!

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 04:03 18

12. submar (Posts: 607; Member since: 19 Sep 2014)


Not surprise.
Apple being Apple, sheep being sheep.

posted on 15 Sep 2017, 05:47

37. seret6 (Posts: 225; Member since: 14 Aug 2013)


Well in my defence charging times on 12.9 inch 2015 ipad pro were a good 5-6 hours using out of box 12w charger so i wa dforced to buy faster alternate
Plus i dont use apple products because im sheep and addicted to whatever apple churns out
I had been waiting for a bigger sized tablets for 2 3 years and finally they launched it in 2015
Android tablets are largely useless
I hope an even bigger 14, 15 or 17 inch ipad i launched in coming years
U can check the reviews of samsung view 18 inch tablet which was designed by morons in my opinion
I gave up using iphones back in 2015 when insold my iphone 6 plus

posted on 15 Sep 2017, 05:44

36. seret6 (Posts: 225; Member since: 14 Aug 2013)


Hahaha i have been visiting this website multpiple times a day for more than half a decade
I have never read a more better and hillarious comment
Actually charging ipad pro with out of box 12w adapter takes around 6 hours, so i got annoyed and bought faster chargers

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 02:54 14

2. SIGPRO (Posts: 1932; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


Truly Pathetic!

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:01 27

4. Back_from_beyond (Posts: 163; Member since: 04 Sep 2015)


If this is true, than that's absolutely ridiculous. Greedy bastards. What an absolute s**t company it is.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:13 24

5. SIGPRO (Posts: 1932; Member since: 03 Oct 2012)


That's why apple is called the Cable&Dongle company.
They love ripping off Sheep!

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 05:06

17. Mr.Pussy (Posts: 166; Member since: 16 Feb 2017)


Nothing is free in Merica.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:14 1

6. ibend2 (Posts: 66; Member since: 16 Mar 2016)


That's macbook's charger right? that thing is brick..
And even if it can charge iPhone, how much power it can actually transfer to iPhone? 10W?

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:22 20

7. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 2431; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)


This is absolutely ridiculous. Announcing a fast charge feature for a 999$ phone and it doesn't come bundled in the box? Are they really desperate to gobble up money so bad? And the idiot sheep still buying their s**t? Unbelievable.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 06:52

24. LumiaLover (Posts: 211; Member since: 27 Sep 2012)


We don't know for certain that it won't be in the box the the X. It may be the 8 & 8 Plus where the extra cost comes in, thus pushing punters even closer to shelling out a bit more for the X.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 07:19 1

26. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 2431; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)


What is it there to shell out? The freakin' phones are 700+. The fast charger should be included in the box like every oem out there but they are milking there own sheep to no end. Greedy bastards.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:51 2

8. Anchor (Posts: 101; Member since: 16 Jun 2017)


Ah the magic of the 'Shephard' on the sheep

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 10:52

33. Ikechukwu (Posts: 206; Member since: 03 Oct 2011)


Haaahaaa man the comments are really comedy worthy.

Once some of these companies get a grip on some 'loyal' customers, they buy anything

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:54 3

9. Achilis (Posts: 56; Member since: 05 Oct 2013)


WOW..JUST WOW..AMAZING, YOU INTRODUCE AN INDUSTRY STANDARD FEATURE AFTER SEVERAL YEARS AND MAKE YOUR COSTUMER PAY HEAVILY FOR THAT. AMAZING

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:55

10. theunspoken (Posts: 44; Member since: 06 Jul 2017)


I get dash charger with my one plus 3t, which costs half the price of iPhone

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 03:57 1

11. youssef44 (Posts: 219; Member since: 29 Apr 2014)


I think this chargers for MacBook ? because I have one like them for my macbook pro 2017

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 04:30 4

13. YeahYeah (Posts: 62; Member since: 16 Mar 2016)


Greedy.. rubbish..

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 04:47

14. sssbeesss (Posts: 18; Member since: 04 May 2014)


And I thought Samsung was greedy

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 04:59 9

16. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 2431; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)


All companies are greedy but Apple reached a new low.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 04:53

15. gigicoaste (Posts: 222; Member since: 21 Feb 2016)


999$ is the base price actually. All new features are more like a.. demo. You want fast charge, pay extra! You want wireless charge, pay extra. Good marketing strategy because they know, if you plan to buy the phone you will want all those "new" features.. so you will pay for it! 80$ a charger?? In EU will be 100 euros!! Along to current price 1400 euros! With stripped down battery capacity, less sensors.. price is higher and higher. LOL

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 05:07

18. SailfishOS (Posts: 105; Member since: 06 Nov 2016)


How does one pay for an iphone costing 1000 usd just to buy a charger?!

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 05:21 2

19. Cyberchum (Posts: 794; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


It an Apple device, ain't it? How in gawd's name is this kinda shortchange not expected? You guys be acting like it's a new thing, tell me, again, how you expected the leopard to lose its spots.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 06:22

20. izim1 (Posts: 1301; Member since: 04 Feb 2013)


Sounds about right...

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 06:43 6

21. kiko007 (Posts: 5689; Member since: 17 Feb 2016)


Do they really need to nickel and dime you every step of the f**king way? The damn phone is already a grand on it's own, throw in some incentive to buy that model by including these chargers. S **t is unreal how greedy they have gotten under Tim.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 07:24 3

27. Plasticsh1t (Posts: 2431; Member since: 01 Sep 2014)


Because their target are the clueless ones who don't know any better and don't bother to research and they're taking advantage of them. Poor fellas.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 06:45

22. epic_ninja420 (Posts: 103; Member since: 18 Nov 2014)


Because there wont be aftermarket solutions for a 3rd of the cost? Wouldn't be surprised if existing QC chargers work just fine to fast charge the new iPhones. That being said the Apple Tax is real....I wonder if the new pricing will backfire on them....$50 more for the base model to get features that other phones have had for years.....

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 06:49

23. LumiaLover (Posts: 211; Member since: 27 Sep 2012)


Typical, and the headphones are cheap s**t too!!

Mind you, there will be plenty of cheaper options available on Amazon in due course.

posted on 14 Sep 2017, 06:53

25. Iodine (Posts: 1416; Member since: 19 Jun 2014)


The 12W iPad charger should suffice for the bigger part of the fast charging, should not be a big difference to a 29W one.

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