29W USB‑C Power Adapter

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  • Overview

    The Apple 29W USB‑C Power Adapter offers fast, efficient charging at home, in the office or on the go. While the power adapter is compatible with any USB‑C–enabled device, Apple recommends pairing it with your iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, or iPhone X to take advantage of the fast-charging feature. USB‑C to Lightning Cable sold separately.

    What’s in the Box

    Apple 29W USB‑C Power Adapter

    Tech Specs

    USB-C

  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      The charger I always wanted for my iPad Pro 12.9

      Since the time I first heard the 29W power adapter can be used for the iPad Pro 12.9, I've wanted to try it. Using the 12W adapter is disconcerting when it see Since the time I first heard the 29W power adapter can be used for the iPad Pro 12.9, I've wanted to try it. Using the 12W adapter is disconcerting when it seems to make no headway at all in charging the iPad while I'm using it. Sometimes the battery power has gone DOWN while plugged in...which makes me feel really uneasy if I need to use it a lot later in the day. With the 29W charger, I can use my iPad Pro with the screen at full brightness and watch the battery level climb quickly up. THAT's reassuring. Apart from believing that Apple should have included the 29W adapter and USB-C-Lightning cable in the box with my iPad in the first place, I am thankful and totally satisfied with my purchase.

      • Written by John S from College Station

      121 of 135 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?The charger I always wanted for my iPad Pro 12.9

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Lasted 6 Months

      Mine lasted 6 months, became unstable, then failed. Just when I thought I had it figured out - i.e., unplug cord, remove & replace plug prong - it did not work. Mine lasted 6 months, became unstable, then failed. Just when I thought I had it figured out - i.e., unplug cord, remove & replace plug prong - it did not work. Only solution offered was to go to out of town Apple Store to consult to prove it did not work. Not worth the $49 to replace. So, begrudgingly will purchase a replacement.

      • Written by Dan D from Santa Fe

      129 of 182 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Lasted 6 Months

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Incredible adapter...

      This adapter is overwhelmingly preferable in comparison to the 12 watt variant, as the total charge time for an iPad Pro 12.9" from 0 to 100 % is just over 2 ho This adapter is overwhelmingly preferable in comparison to the 12 watt variant, as the total charge time for an iPad Pro 12.9" from 0 to 100 % is just over 2 hours, assuming you plug the adapter into an AC wall socket, and use the official Apple lightning to usb-c cable. Using the included lightning to usb-a charging cable in concert with the included 12 watt adapter in an AC wall socket, it will take approximately 7+ hours to go from a battery level of 0% to a full 100% charge. I tried using 2 non-Apple lightning to usb-c cable variants with the 29 watt adapter, and while the charge rate did, in fact, increase, and the respective charging time decrease, it is not nearly as fast as the combination of both official Apple products used in concert. I have repeatedly charged my iPad Pro 12.9" from 0 to 100% in approximately 2 hours and 15 minutes, and that includes some minor usage while charging. The cost of the 29 watt adapter and 2 meter lightning to usb-c cable will run you around $85.00, but is absolutely and definitively worth it. That being said, c'mon, Apple...given the price of the top end iPad Pro variant, including both the 29 watt adapter and the 1 meter lightning to usb-c cable as part of the retail package seems not only justified, but necessary, at least regarding the valued areas of customer satisfaction and appreciation.

      • Written by Phillip F from Murrieta

      72 of 85 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Incredible adapter...

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Absolutely awesome!!!

      Just bought this adapter and was well worth the price. Testing out the fast charge capabilities for taking advantage of the USB -C compatibility with IPad Pro 1 Just bought this adapter and was well worth the price. Testing out the fast charge capabilities for taking advantage of the USB -C compatibility with IPad Pro 12.9 and iPhone 8+. Starting from 50% charge on iPad Pro running FULL BRIGHTNESS / WIFI AND BLUETOOTH connected to my HK ONYX STUDIO 3 speaker / playing Vainglory for 15mins and rest video play it took 1hr and 15mins to reach 95% charge. Constantly increasing charge without a sign of loss of power. Need I say more. Well worth the price vs my 12W adapter that came with iPad. Strongly suggest purchasing it. Just texted iPhone 8+ running FULL BRIGHTNESS and video playback from 44% to 94% in 1hr 10mins. May not seem like much but when you’re having to wait long periods of time to charge your device with factory adapters, it’s a drastic change.

      • Written by Pete S from Atascosa

      9 of 9 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Absolutely awesome!!!

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      From 0 to 50% in 28 mins. Works better than expected

      Hello. I bought this one and the USB c - lighting cable. I made the test from 0% battery. So you should get similar results wit this combination: charger 29W + Hello. I bought this one and the USB c - lighting cable. I made the test from 0% battery. So you should get similar results wit this combination: charger 29W + cable USB c + iPhone X 256GB: 50% at 28mins (fast charge) 80% at 49mins (fast charge) 100% at 110mins (normal charge)

      • Written by Angel C from 目黒区

      7 of 8 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?From 0 to 50% in 28 mins. Works better than expected

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      won't work for MacBook Pro anymore

      I was using 29W adapter for my MacBook Pro 13" since first day. It charges a little bit slow than the original one but the size is small and easy to carry on. I was using 29W adapter for my MacBook Pro 13" since first day. It charges a little bit slow than the original one but the size is small and easy to carry on. One day in Oct 17 I found it stop working with my Mackbook pro 13". It works fine for other devices like Nintendo switch or iPhone but will not charge my MacBook Pro any more. I believe apple has update something to block it charging. Really sad for that.

      • Written by Lei G from 长沙

      9 of 20 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?won't work for MacBook Pro anymore

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