Apple may release a new 30W power adapter with a new form factor design in 2022, famous analyst Ming-Chi Kuo He said in a tweet today.


Kuo said the transducer will use gallium nitride or “GaN” technology, which allows for chargers that are smaller, lighter and more energy-efficient than silicon-based chargers. The new 30W adapter is likely a smaller and lighter version of Apple’s current 30W USB-C Power Adapter that was included with the latest MacBook Air.

Apple released its first GaN power adapter last year in the form of a 140W USB-C power adapter for the redesigned 16-inch MacBook Pro.

Several third-party brands such as Anker and Belkin have introduced GaN-based chargers over the past few years for use with Apple products.

Apple will host a “Peek Performance” event tomorrow at 10am PST, with rumored announcements including a new iPhone SE, a new iPad Air, and possibly a so-called “Mac Studio” desktop computer that can be paired with a new external display. from Apple. A new green color option for the iPhone 13 and iPhone 13 mini has also been rumored.

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