How Long Should it Take to Charge the 6S Pkus battery?

Discussion in 'iPhone' started by jaybar, Oct 8, 2015.

  1. jaybar macrumors 6502

    jaybar

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    Hi

    Using the charger that came with the 6S Plus phone, it's taking 2-3 hours. Is that to be expected?

    Thanks
     
  2. Gathomblipoob macrumors 68040

    Gathomblipoob

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    Try to get an iPad charger or a charger that puts out at least 2.1A. That will charge it much faster.

    Apple should have included the higher capacity charger in the box, in my opinion.
     
  3. riomp300 macrumors newbie

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    With an Ipad charger, from 10% to full it should take less than 2 hours. The included charger will take longer.
     
  4. DynamicSausage macrumors 6502

    DynamicSausage

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    Perfect answers above already but I also noticed that my charge time became a lot quicker after 3 days or so. I'm not sure if this was some kind of break-in period for the battery but I thought it was noteworthy.
     
  5. sunking101 macrumors 603

    sunking101

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    Four hours for a Plus model using the standard charger.
     
  6. ajm222 macrumors 6502a

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    any danger in routinely charging with an ipad charger? i would imagine not given that the batteries are probably exactly the same, just different capacities.
     
  7. magbarn macrumors 68000

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    Nope. None whatsoever. Modern Lithium ion batteries can be charged at 1C rates (means charge in 1 hour) without any damage. We're being limited by the Lightning port at this point... I fly drive RC vehicles on lithium batteries and I routinely charge them at 4C all the time (means 1/4 of 1C so 15 minutes!). Some android phones are Qualcomm fast charge capable which means if both the phone and charger are compatible it will raise the voltage much higher than 5 volts which allows the tiny micro usb cable/connector to handle much more current than regular usb/lightning.
     

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