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New iPhone Models Reported To Come With USB Type-C Port

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- Updated: 18th May 2022, 23:42 IST
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    More Details about USB Type-C Port in New iPhone’s

According to reports, Apple is planning to include a USB Type-C connector on future iPhone models. On the devices, the Cupertino-based company is planning to replace the old Lightning charging connector with USB Type-C. However, it is possible that this will not occur until 2023. A USB Type-C connector is now available on Apple’s MacBook and iPad devices. Apple is also rumoured to be working on an adaptor that will allow future iPhones to work with peripherals that use the Lightning connector.

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According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple is planning to alter the iPhone’s charging connector. Moreover, the company is testing new iPhones and adapters with USB Type-C connectivity. According to a source, Apple is likely to stick to the Lightning connector for this year’s new models. However, this change will not happen until 2023 at the earliest.

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According to reports, Apple is working on the iPhone 14 series. The Apple iPhone 14, Apple iPhone 14 Pro, Apple iPhone 14 Max, and Apple iPhone 14 Pro Max are likely to be part of the range.

More Details about USB Type-C Port in New iPhone’s

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Apple now offers Type-C connectivity on the iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad Mini, while accessories like AirPods and the Apple TV remote use the Lightning connector. Apple’s decision to examine the modification is influencing by the European Union’s drive to impose a common charger for smartphones. According to the European Commission, a  common wire for all devices will also reduce electronic waste.

The news comes a few days after Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted that the Lightning port will be phased out in favour of USB-C in the second half of 2023. A USB Type-C connector is supposed to be there in the rumoured Apple iPhone 15 versions.

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Apple initially introduced the Lightning port with the iPhone 5 in 2012. In 2016, Apple added the Type-C connector to the MacBook Pro.



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Highlights of the Story

  • Apple is reportedly gearing up to pack the USB Type-C port on its future iPhone models.
  • As per a report by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple is working to change the iPhone’s charging port.
  • The company first introduced the Lightning port with the iPhone 5 in 2012.

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