- Apr 12, 2001
Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ship with higher capacity batteries that deliver exceptional battery life, but as pointed out by iLounge and MacRumors forum members, the two new iPhone models can also charge significantly faster when used with an iPad charging adapter rather than the smaller adapter included with the iPhones.
iPhone 5s (l) versus iPhone 6 Plus (r) charging profiles in OS X system reportThe iPhone 6 and 6 Plus include the standard square 1A/5W charging block that shipped with previous iPhone models. To obtain these faster charging rates, iPhone 6 and 6 Plus owners may use the 2.1A/12W charger from the iPad or the high-power USB port of a newer model Mac.
Article Link: iPhone 6 and 6 Plus Capable of Faster Charging Using iPad 2.1A Adapter