iPhone 12 fashions is not going to embody EarPods or an influence adapter within the field, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo mentioned as we speak in a analysis observe obtained by MacRumors. This strains up with a prediction shared by analysts at Barclays earlier this week.

Kuo mentioned that Apple will as a substitute launch a brand new 20W energy adapter as an non-compulsory accent for iPhones and finish manufacturing of its current 5W and 18W energy adapters later this yr. The type issue of the brand new 20W energy adapter is claimed to be much like the 18W model, with USB-C Power Delivery for quick charging, as seen within the leaked picture beneath.


Kuo believes that iPhone 12 manufacturing prices will considerably improve attributable to 5G help, however he expects Apple to promote the brand new fashions at a comparable worth to its iPhone 11 lineup, and eradicating the EarPods and energy adapter from the field is one solution to scale back prices. Apple would seemingly additionally tout the environmental advantages of such a transfer.

Barclays nonetheless expects Apple to incorporate a Lightning to USB-C cable within the field as the one accent included with iPhone 12 fashions.

Kuo additionally expects that Apple will cease together with a 5W energy adapter with the second-generation iPhone SE later this yr, however he mentioned {that a} 12W energy adapter will proceed to be included with present generations of the ten.2-inch iPad, iPad Air, and iPad mini.