Apple's new 35W compact charger gets the teardown treatment

Apple 35w Charger Teardown
Apple 35w Charger Teardown (Image credit: ChargerLAB)

What you need to know

  • ChargerLAB has released a teardown of the new 35-watt dual USB-C port compact charger.
  • The teardown reveals some interesting tidbits about Apple's new charger for the Mac.
  • Apple also released a new 35-watt non-compact charger.

It's about time we get a teardown of a new Apple product.

Along with the new MacBook Air, Apple revealed a number of new chargers for the Mac at WWDC 2022 earlier this month. One of those chargers was the 35W Dual USB-C Port Compact Power Adapter.

Apple Dual Port 35 watt Chargers

Apple Dual Port 35 watt Chargers (Image credit: Apple)

ChargerLAB, which is known for tearing down all sorts of Apple products, has posted a teardown video of the new compact charger. You can check it out below:

Apple announced two brand new 35W dual-port USB-C charger at WWDC22. Many people are curious about the internal design and architecture. And today, we've got the compact version. I know you've been waiting for the teardown of this charger. So, let's take it apart and check what's inside.

The new 35W chargers offer to charge two devices at once. As Apple explains in its new support document, the amount of charge each device gets depends on the devices you connect to it.

If you connect a Mac notebook and an iPhone or iPad, each device receives up to 17.5W.If you connect an iPhone and an iPad, each device receives up to 17.5W.If you connect a Mac notebook or iPhone and an Apple Watch or AirPods, the Mac notebook or iPhone receives up to 27.5W and the Apple Watch or AirPods receive up to 7.5W.

The new chargers are available for purchase now on their own and will also be available as options when preorders for Apple's new MacBook Air launch.

Joe Wituschek

Joe Wituschek is a Contributor at iMore. With over ten years in the technology industry, one of them being at Apple, Joe now covers the company for the website. In addition to covering breaking news, Joe also writes editorials and reviews for a range of products. He fell in love with Apple products when he got an iPod nano for Christmas almost twenty years ago. Despite being considered a "heavy" user, he has always preferred the consumer-focused products like the MacBook Air, iPad mini, and iPhone 13 mini. He will fight to the death to keep a mini iPhone in the lineup. In his free time, Joe enjoys video games, movies, photography, running, and basically everything outdoors.