About Apple USB power adapters

This overview will help you identify Apple USB power adapters. Apple USB power adapters and cables are included with many products, and are also available separately from Apple and authorised Apple resellers.

Customer safety is a top priority at Apple. That’s why all of our products, including USB power adapters, undergo rigorous safety and reliability testing and are designed to meet government safety standards around the world.

You can use any of the adapters listed below to charge your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or iPod. You can also use third-party adapters that comply with applicable safety standards. For more information about charging your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or iPod, refer to the Safety, Handling and Support section of the iPhone User GuideiPad User Guide, Apple Watch User Guide or iPod User Guide.

5W USB power adapter

Most iPhone models earlier than iPhone 11 came with a 5W power adapter in the box.

10W USB power adapter

These devices come with a 10W power adapter in the box:

  • iPad Air 2
  • iPad Air
  • iPad mini 4
  • iPad mini 3
  • iPad mini 2
  • iPad 2

 

12W USB power adapter

These devices come with a 12W power adapter in the box:

  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st generation)
  • iPad Pro (10.5-inch)
  • iPad Pro (9.7-inch)*
  • iPad Air (3rd generation)*
  • iPad mini (5th generation)*
  • iPad (7th generation)*
  • iPad (6th generation)*
  • iPad (5th generation)*

* In some countries and regions, this model comes with a 10W power adapter.

18W USB-C power adapter

These devices come with an 18W power adapter in the box:

  • iPhone 11 Pro
  • iPhone 11 Pro Max
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (4th generation)
  • iPad Pro 12.9 inch (3rd generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch (2nd generation)
  • iPad Pro 11-inch

The Apple 18W USB-C power adapter can fast charge your iPhone 8 or later.

20W USB-C power adapter

iPad (8th generation) and iPad Air (4th generation) come with a 20W power adapter in the box.

Find out more about USB power adapter certifications

When an iOS or iPadOS device comes with an Apple USB power adapter, that adapter is certified to meet government safety standards in countries and regions where the device is available. Many of these countries and regions, including the United States, have adopted the Safety of Information Technology Equipment standard, IEC/UL 60950-1.

Apple USB power adapters are designed to be used with power sources rated to provide 100V AC to 240V AC at 50 Hz to 60 Hz. The Type A (flat parallel blade design) Apple 5W USB, 18W and 20W USB-C power adapters, as well as the 10W and 12W USB power adapters (with Type A AC plug attached) also comply with the IEC/UL 60950-1 and IEC/UL 62368-1 standards for use with power sources rated to provide 115V AC at 400 Hz.

Find out more about USB power adapters

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