Leading into this fall, lots of rumors swirled around Apple shipping its next iPhones without a power adapter brick. We do not yet know if that’ll be the case, however today’s Apple event provided us a respectable indication: all models of the Apple Watch, including the brand-new Series 6, are being sold without the conventional 5W USB power adapter in package. If you need one, Apple is still delighted to offer you one for $19, and the Watch still comes with the magnetic charging cable you’ll need to power it up. Generally, if you’ve purchased an iPhone or Apple Watch in the last decade or two, you ought to have the power adapter you’ll require currently.
With that in mind, Apple said throughout its presentation that eliminating the power adapter would assist it meet its ecological sustainability goals. It’s a valid point, as producing countless these things to enter the boxes of everyone iPhone or Watch that gets sold certainly builds up. Considerably reducing the variety of power adapters that need to be manufactured might make a positive environmental effect.