Recently, many analysts have issued a document saying that the 2018 iPhone will eventually replace the ancestral 5V/1A charging head, and will replace it with a USB Type-C fast charging head with a power of 18W. So is this speculation really reliable? Now it seems that the possibility is really getting bigger because the supplier of the charging head is slowly emerging.
Foreign media Apple Insider put together a number of research reports. For this 18-watt rechargeable head, Jun Zhang of Rosenblatt Securities believes that it will have 9V 2A and 5V 3A fast charge modes, which will enable the iPhone's fast charge to support more Application scenarios and better competition with Android vendors.
As for the supplier of the charging head, he said that Power Integrations will become the exclusive supplier of the fast charging chipset in the new charger. In the short term, Flextronics and Artesyn will continue to be providers of iPad Pro and iPhone charging solutions, but after Power Integrations solves their quality problems, it will provide charging solutions for all new iPhones and iPads. Suppliers such as ON Semiconductor and NXP.
Power Integrations is a supplier of high-voltage integrated circuits in the US Silicon Valley. People often refer to him as PI. They focus on designing high-efficiency power supplies for various electronic products. Their EcoSmart technology saves billions of dollars in standby power consumption. .
In addition to wired charging, the report also pointed out that in terms of wireless charging, Apple will use Texas Instruments to replace Broadcom, to provide wireless charging modules for the new LCD screen iPhone to reduce costs.
Finally, let's review the new iPhone this year. Jun Zhang stated that because the demand for the LCD models in the three new iPhones will be significantly higher, Apple has arranged Hon Hai Precision (Foxconn) to start volume production one month ahead of time, and three On the iPhone, there is a colorful color that will reproduce the iPhone 5c.