The Apple Imaginative and prescient Professional opinions are in, and so we lastly know its battery’s specs. Again when pre-orders began, Apple solely revealed that the battery was good for 2 hours of “normal use”, and a couple of.5 hours of video watching. It seems these estimates have been fairly correct, even perhaps underpromising a tad.
And but, you will have been left questioning, all this time, what the precise capability of the battery is. Now the thriller is solved: it is 3,166 mAh. That does not sound like a lot, contemplating its dimension and 353g weight, however there is a twist.
Imaginative and prescient Professional Battery specs:
Output 13V 6A max
Mannequin quantity: A2781 pic.twitter.com/XoSbxhHEHA
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And that is that it’s able to 13V 6A max output, and that voltage far exceeds what any 3.8V telephone battery is able to. An equal 35.9 Wh for the everyday telephone battery voltage would lead to a capability of 9,440 mAh, so for those who have been pondering one thing alongside the strains of “that appears similar to a ten,000 mAh energy financial institution” – effectively, sure.
The Imaginative and prescient Professional’s battery is exterior, as you certainly know by now, and it has a proprietary connector to connect it to the headset, in addition to a USB-C port that expenses it utilizing the shockingly-for-Apple bundled 30W wall charger. The proprietary connector makes use of a twist to lock system to connect with the headset with out a lot fumbling about.
Apple does promote additional battery packs for the Imaginative and prescient Professional for $200 every, however notice that these aren’t hot-swappable. When the cable is disconnected, the headset dies after which it reboots when the brand new battery is linked.
The Imaginative and prescient Professional will turn into accessible within the US solely this Friday, on February 2. It’s slated to launch in further nations someday later this yr.