iPad mini Ipad mini 4 with Macbookpro charger

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  1. SaxyIpad macrumors newbie

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    I read that the Ipad Air 2019 can be charged from 0 to 80 % in 75 minutes with a macbookpro charger according to techradar.

    What charger I need for my ipadmini 4 to be able to charge the same amount in the same time ?
     
  2. sracer macrumors G3

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    The same charger will work. I initially bought that MBP (was actually the rMB) charger to charge my 12.9 iPad Pro... but I do use it on occasion to charge my other lightning equipped iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touch. There is talk that using it regularly can shorten the life of the battery. I don't know if that is true (my 12.9 Pro is still going strong 3 years later) but I only use that charger with my other devices when I have an emergency need to charge quickly.
     
  3. AutomaticApple macrumors 65816

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    A MacBook Pro charger will in fact work with your iPad Mini 4.
     
  4. ssledoux macrumors 65816

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    How does this work with the 2018 iPad? I noticed last night that it takes a particularly long time to charge that iPad. I plugged my grandson's iPad in with 20% battery, and a full 6 hours later it was at 88%. That's with the charger it came with. I feel like that is a LONG time.
     
  5. sracer macrumors G3

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    It works fine but I haven't kept a close eye on how quickly it charges because I rarely use it. I DO know that with my 12.9 Pro, it charged in 1/4 the time that it did with the included charger.
     
  6. SaxyIpad thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I bought the macbookpro charger of 87 watts , I see not difference in charging speed , 30% in 1 hour while using the mini , same as with the charger of 15 watts .....
     
  7. MJedi, May 23, 2019
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    MJedi macrumors 6502a

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    Make sure you are using the Apple USB-C to Lightning cable to use fast-charging.

    EDIT: I think the iPad mini 4 does not support fast-charging.

    From https://www.idownloadblog.com/2018/08/29/iphone-fast-charge-chime/
     
  8. SaxyIpad thread starter macrumors newbie

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    I bought the USB C cable new ...probably it is like you say not supported...

    Ipad Air 2019 supports also fast charging according to techradar

    Cant post link to techradar...
     
  9. Newtons Apple macrumors Core

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    I do not think the new Mini supports fast charging.
     
  10. Wokis macrumors regular

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    It does. But the mini 4 doesn’t.
     

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