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Report: Apple bringing USB-C to the iPhone but not the iPhone 14

8 days ago   |   By Tech Radar

Apple might be ending Lightning ports and finally embracing the industry-standard USB-C ports. Recently, industry analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicted on Twitter that the iPhone 15 will have a USB-C port instead of the now decade-old Lightning port, making the iPhone 14 the last of its kind. The prediction might have been right on the money as a recent Bloomberg report reveals that Apple is testing out USB-C ports on iPhones. The information comes from anonymous sources who claim to have insider knowledge of Apple's future iPhone plans. Take this information with a grain of salt as Apple is not...
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Report: Apple is testing USB-C iPhone models for 2023

Report: Apple is testing USB-C iPhone models for 2023

8 days ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / 2021's iPhone 13 still uses Apple's proprietary Lightning port.
Apple is testing iPhones that use the industry-standard USB-C port, according to a new report in Bloomberg citing people with knowledge of the situation.
Since 2012, Apple's smartphones have used the company's proprietary Lightning connector. But more recently, the slightly larger USB-C port has come to dominate consumer electronics, including most of Apple's other products. Consumers, reviewers, and even government regulators have called for Apple to drop Lightning in favor of USB-C in recent years.
This has led...
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Bloomberg Confirms Apple is Testing iPhones With USB-C Ports

Bloomberg Confirms Apple is Testing iPhones With USB-C Ports

8 days ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Apple is indeed testing iPhones that are equipped with USB-C ports instead of Lightning ports, according to Bloomberg 's Mark Gurman. Apple does not plan to make the switch from Lightning to USB-C until 2023 at the earliest, with this year's iPhones continuing to offer a Lightning port.
We first heard about a potential swap to USB-C from Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo , who earlier this week said that Apple was planning to abandon the Lightning port in favor of a USB-C port in the 2023 iPhone 15 models.
There have been endless rumors about Apple adopting USB-C ports over the years, especially...
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Bloomberg: Apple testing USB-C iPhone 15 for 2023

Bloomberg: Apple testing USB-C iPhone 15 for 2023

8 days ago   |   By iMore

"Apple Inc. is testing future iPhone models that replace the current Lightning charging port with the more prevalent USB-C connector, according to people with knowledge of the situation, a move that could help the company conform with looming European regulations."
What you need to know
Another report says USB-C could be coming to iPhone.
Bloomberg's Mark Gurman says Apple is testing the feature for 2023.
It is also working on an adapter for old Lightning accessories.
Apple is indeed working on a USB-C iPhone 15 for 2023, according to Bloomberg's Mark Gurman.
A new report Friday...
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Bloomberg backs report that iPhone 15 may switch to USB-C charging port next year

Bloomberg backs report that iPhone 15 may switch to USB-C charging port next year

8 days ago   |   By 9to5Mac

Supply chain analyst Ming-Chi Kuo shared two days ago that evidence points to Apple replacing its own Lightning charging port with the universal USB-C connection. Today a second report from a reliable source, this time Bloom b erg , adds that Apple is internally testing an iPhone design with USB-C.
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