Apple’s new flagship phones, the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and upcoming iPhone X, sport a new function called fast charging. This is an entirely new feature compared to the iPhone 7’s normal charging. This article explains fast charging vs. standard charging.
It is nice to see that Apple finally implemented the fast charging feature. Competing Android-based phones had this function for years, and it proved to be useful for customers who are in a hurry. The vast majority of users were probably thrilled that they won’t have to switch to Android to get fast charging because this year Apple has finally included it in the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X. Thanks to this function, phones can charge past 50% within 30 minutes. The question now is how different fast charging on the iPhone 8/X is from standard charging on last year’s flagship model iPhone 7/Plus.
Here’s how fast charging compares to standard charging