iPhone 15 will support 15W Qi2 wireless charging on cheaper non-MagSafe chargers

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Jun 1, 2023

The iPhone 15 has been in talks for a while now and is expected to launch later this year. And for a change, a new leak has suggested more details about wireless charging support for the iPhone 15. 

The iPhone 15 will still have the 15W wireless charger but it will be compatible with the new Qi2 wireless charging standard. What is this new wireless charging standard? How is it better than Qi wireless charging? How will it enhance your iPhone user experience? All that and more answered below…

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Qi2 wireless charging standard

It is the upgraded version of the Qi charging standard. It was announced earlier in 2023 by the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC). Qi2 works the same way as the MagSafe which uses a magnetic support for proper and efficient wireless charging. 

Qi2 will be following the same method as well. This results in better energy consumption as the phone receives maximum power. Hence, the iPhone 15 series will be compatible with the Qi2 charging standard which is expected to be significantly cheaper than MagSafe. It is almost one-third the cost compared to Apple’s MagSafe charger. Currently the MagSafe charger costs around ₹4,900. 

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The Qi2 is compatible with any iPhone that supports wireless charging. So, even if you have an old iPhone you can opt for this charging support.