The new iPhone 11, 11 Pro and 11 Pro Max have reverse charging, but Apple turned it off

Even before the presentation of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Pro Max, it was reported that the smartphones would receive reverse charging.

but during the presentation this point was missed. As it turns out, the new products have this feature, but it doesn’t work.

How so?

Reverse charging is a function of reversecharging without wires, that is, the smartphone itself is capable of charging other gadgets, for example, headphones or smart watches. This feature is available on Huawei Mate 20 Pro, Huawei P30 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy S10 and Note 10 families.

Insider Sonny Dickson, citing reliable sources, writes that reverse charging is implemented in hardware, but Apple has disabled it in software. Why is not yet clear.

We'll find out more details after September 20, when the new items go on sale and reach the iFixit specialists' desk for analysis.