IPhone 3GS vs iPad power adapter

Went out for lunch and left my old iPhone 3GS charging with the iPad adapter. The result can be seen on the picture below.

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As you can see, the 10w iPad power adapter was not nice to the iPhone battery (which should be using a 2.5w power adapter).

That’s why one should always read the device specifications before connecting things to the power outlet.

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About Anderson Passos

Anderson teaches ICT and career related courses and is always searching for new ways of using technology in the classroom (for good or bad). His research interests include CRS, CALL and signal processing, among others.
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4 Responses to IPhone 3GS vs iPad power adapter

  1. dns says:

    ha! luckily it didnt explode! it could have serious devastating results…
    but good point, i’m not going to use my ipads’ charger on the phone! although it’s a iphone4, but i dont know what can happen.

  2. Miquel says:

    I’ve charged my iPhone 4 with the power adapter that came with an iPad (1st gen), and had n problem so far

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