87W USB-C Power Adapter

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  • Overview

    The 87W USB-C Power Adapter offers fast, efficient charging at home, in the office or on the go. While this power adapter is compatible with any USB-C–enabled device, Apple recommends pairing it with your 15-inch MacBook Pro with Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) ports for optimal charging performance. USB-C Charge Cable sold separately.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple 87W USB-C Power Adapter

    Tech Specs

    USB-C

  • 2.0 Average
    2 out of 5 stars
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    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Poor design choices + nickel and diming = unhappy customer

      As a longtime Apple enthusiast, I tend to go easy on Apple when it comes to controversial design decisions. However, this is getting out of hand. 1) Apple dropp As a longtime Apple enthusiast, I tend to go easy on Apple when it comes to controversial design decisions. However, this is getting out of hand. 1) Apple dropped all cable management for this new adapter design. This time around, there are no fold out clips to wrap the cable around the adapter and there is no clip on the cable itself to facilitate wrapping it up. I have to use a black Velcro strap every time I'm done using it and want to securely stow it in my bag, which is exactly the opposite of the simple yet functional design aesthetic I thought Apple strived for. 2) There is no charging indicator / status light on the new AC Adapters. As a result, I have to log in to the laptop and check the battery meter to monitor progress. 3) There is no reasonable justification for charging $79 for an "extra" AC adapter AND forcing me to pay another $19 for the required charging cable that used to be included (and permanently affixed) to previous iterations of Apple AC adapters. That's right folks, for $79 you get only the power brick, the charging cable (seems like an obvious requirement) that runs between the brick and the laptop is NOT included! Once you throw that in, you're looking at almost $100 to keep a backup power cord in your laptop bag. Apple somehow managed to ruin every single aspect of what used to be an elegant design. Best of all, they charge more for the privilege of using it.

      • Written by Eric S from Penfield

      1379 of 1480 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Poor design choices + nickel and diming = unhappy customer

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      Too bulky and too overpriced

      This thing works but it's really ridiculous that you need to spend 80 dollars on a power adapter that doesn't even include the charging cable. Also, since the L This thing works but it's really ridiculous that you need to spend 80 dollars on a power adapter that doesn't even include the charging cable. Also, since the LED indicator is gone as well there is no way to know if your laptop is charging unless you heard the sound it makes when you plug it in. Overall, its really not the best but its what you need to power your device.

      • Written by Ori M from El Sobrante

      809 of 881 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Too bulky and too overpriced

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      As if all the dongles weren't enough

      Not including a simple 2 meter USB C cable with an $80 charger is beyond stupid. It's almost as if they have contempt for their own customers. This is nickel Not including a simple 2 meter USB C cable with an $80 charger is beyond stupid. It's almost as if they have contempt for their own customers. This is nickel and diming at it's worst.

      • Written by IT R from Reston

      139 of 152 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?As if all the dongles weren't enough

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Let's See What Happens

      I have no qualms with not getting a cable with the brick, it is expensive, but it is Apple, so I guess I'll pay the Apple tax. My issue is that the 87W power br I have no qualms with not getting a cable with the brick, it is expensive, but it is Apple, so I guess I'll pay the Apple tax. My issue is that the 87W power brick that came with my 2018 MBP stopped working after less than two months. I went in to get it replaced, and when I got to the store it worked. Got home later, didn't work. I will attempt to get it replaced due to spotty performance, however if it doesn't get replaced then 1/5.

      • Written by Justin R from NEW BUFFALO

      1 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Let's See What Happens

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      What is this?

      Why is this thing so dumb? -The heaviest part is stuck to the outlet. Most outlets don't have the strength to hold this silly thing in place. -The largest par Why is this thing so dumb? -The heaviest part is stuck to the outlet. Most outlets don't have the strength to hold this silly thing in place. -The largest part plugs into the outlet. Generally, it would be nice if I could not upset people off by taking up 2 outlet spaces. This is not good for Apple's image, it can be easily fixed, and it isn't progressive/ innovative. Change it.

      • Written by Andrew M from Canton

      2 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?What is this?

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      These don't work.! They don't charge my 2018 MBP.

      I have made sure to test these with 100 w rated usb c cables and I have tried 4 usb c charge cables from Apple but it won't charge. I bought 2 87 w chargers als I have made sure to test these with 100 w rated usb c cables and I have tried 4 usb c charge cables from Apple but it won't charge. I bought 2 87 w chargers also. Neither work. My 61 w adapter works fine. For this much money, this is a joke! This is the most negative review I've done.

      • Written by David A from Danville

      3 of 4 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?These don't work.! They don't charge my 2018 MBP.

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