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Improved Wireless Charging Coming With iOS 11.2

Improved Wireless Charging Coming With iOS 11.2

Apple's iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus are about to get a little bit quicker about it, though, with the release of iOS 11.2.

As a reminder, all new iPhones support wireless charging, but as of iOS 11.1.1, which is the latest official software, only 5W Qi wireless chargers are supported. However, while convenient, it did have some drawbacks compared to plugging in an old-fashioned Lighting cable.

The Mophie Wireless Charging Base and Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad (both $59) should deliver fast wireless charging to the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.

MacRumors' testing suggested a slightly faster charge.

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If you're about to buy wireless chargers for the iPhone, make sure they support at least 7.5W speeds.

Since iOS 11.2 is now in beta, available to developers and those enrolled in Apple's public beta, tests on the upgraded charging speeds have already been possible. It looks like the feature is already part and parcel of the iOS 11.2 beta, which is available to developers and adventurous folk alike, and is enabling all three iOS devices to get topped up by at 7.5W by compatible Qi wireless chargers.

The same iPhone charged from 46 percent to 60 percent over 30 minutes when using a wireless charging accessory that does not offer 7.5W charging speeds. Apple has been coy about the wireless charging tech inside its devices.


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