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    Know Why Apple Is To Pack The USB Type-C Port On Future Devices

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    By Varushi Yadav | 
    Updated: 15th May 2022 16:35 IST

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      Apple MacBook Pro Features A USB Type-C Port

    Highlights of the Story

    • The lightning connector was first introduced in 2012.
    • Apple MacBook Pro features a USB Type-C port.
    • iPhone 15 is expected to launch in the second half of 2023

    Apple is reportedly planning to include a USB Type-C port on future iPhone models. The Cupertino-based company is planning to replace the old Lightning charging port on handsets with USB Type-C. However, the change may not be implementing until 2023. Apple’s MacBook and iPad models currently have a USB Type-C port. The tech titan is to be working on an adapter that will be allowing future iPhones to work with current Lightning connector accessories.

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    According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Company is working on changing the charging port on the iPhone. The company is testing new iPhones and adapters with USB Type-C connectivity. According to the report, Apple is likely to keep the Lightning connector in this year’s new models, and the transition ‘wouldn’t happen until 2023 at the earliest.’

    Apple’s iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad Mini currently support USB Type-C connectivity. While accessories such as AirPods and the Apple TV remote use the Lightning connector. The European Union’s push to impose a universal charger for smartphones. It is to be the primary motivator for Apple’s decision to consider the change. The European Commission believes that standardising cables for all devices will also reduce electronic waste.

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    The report comes just days after Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that the Lightning port. It would be phasing out in the second half of 2023 in favour of USB-C. A USB Type-C port is to include in the rumoring iPhone 15 models.

    Apple MacBook Pro Features A USB Type-C Port

    The company first launched the Charging port with the iPhone 5 in 2012. In 2016, the MacBook Pro obtained a USB Type-C port. According to news stories, the Apple iPhone 14 series is in the works. The line-up will include four models: the iPhone 14, Apple iPhone 14 Max, and Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max

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