Apple Mandates Quick Charging For Apple Watch Accent Makers, Insiders Say

Apple has reportedly advised accent producers that they’ve till August 31, 2023, to ship over product plans that also embody the older C162 charging module, and can cease accepting orders for a similar by September 30. That is across the similar window that the Apple Watch Collection 9 comes out. After that, all M-Fi-certified Apple Watch chargers will come armed with a sooner charging puck.

Whereas that looks as if nice information on the floor, it could doubtless end in a worth bump for third-party charging equipment. Furthermore, not all smartwatches will be capable of benefit from the perks of quick charging, as solely the Apple Watch Collection 7 and newer fashions help it.

So far as the Apple Watch Collection 9 goes, it can reportedly look the identical because the Apple Watch Collection 8, embracing its slim bezels and curved glass edges. Nevertheless, it’s stated to pack the S9 silicon, which is noticeably sooner and never only a repackaged previous processor with a brand new title. In response to Bloomberg, the upcoming smartwatch might be launched at an Apple occasion on September 12 or 13, alongside the iPhone 15 sequence.