Apple is working on future models of the iPhone phone. It would replace the ‘Lightning’ port with a USB type Cwho will accompany an adapter continue to use the accessories with the brand’s own connector.
European Union plans to make USB-C common charger for electronic devices to reduce e-waste and increase consumer convenience that only requires a standard charger.
This decision mainly affects Apple, as most of its products (equipment and accessories) include a Lightning port between phones and tablets. Android The use of USB type-C port is common.
Apple already has some iPad and Mac models with USB-Cand is currently working on new iPhone phones that include this charger and not its own charger, as Bloomberg analyst Mark Gurman points out.
This change It won’t happen on the 2022 iPhone lineup, but next year. It is also a fact that coincides with the truth shared by analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Specifically, this person states in a series of tweets that the new iPhone with USB-C will arrive in the second half of 2023 and that the move will increase data transfer and charging speed.
Gurman also said that Apple will still work on an adapter that can be used with accessories that have a ‘Lightning’ port, because as Kuo points out, there will be several years when the two ports will coexist With the new port, the supply of accessories for the technology company’s products is increasing.
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