chinese website chongdiantou Have tested a variety of Apple power adapters with iphone 14 And this iphone 14 pro maxProviding useful data about charging speed and telling which charger is most valuable for fast charging.
The short answer is Apple’s pick 30W USB-C Power Adapter, which at $39 is the company’s lowest priced charger that can charge the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Pro Max at maximum supported charging speeds of 25W and 27W respectively. All the other high-priced Apple chargers, like the new 35W adapter with dual USB-C ports for $59, charge devices at par with negligibly fast speeds.
The chart below is in Chinese, but it shows that all 29W or higher Apple adapters charged the iPhone 14 Pro Max from 26W to about 27W.
While the charging speed for the iPhone 14 Plus and iPhone 14 Pro is yet to be seen, the 30W adapter should be the best option for those devices as well.
interesting, chongdiantou found that the iPhone 14 Pro Max could achieve peak charging speeds of around 29W with Apple’s older 29W power adapter, which was designed for 12-inch MacBooks and was discontinued in June 2018.
In comparison, the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 Pro Max are capable of up to 23W and 27W charging speeds, respectively. chongdiantousister website of chargerlabSo Lightning charging speeds for all iPhone 14 models are roughly the same this year, ahead of Apple’s expected switch to USB-C for the iPhone 15 models next year.
Apple no longer includes a charger in the box with any iPhone. For all four iPhone 14 models, the company says users can charge the device up to 50% in about 30 to 35 minutes with a supported 20W or higher power adapter.