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Apple Reportedly Testing iPhones With USB-C Instead of Lightning Port

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Apple is testing iPhones that use the industry-standard USB-C port, according to a new report. Since 2012, Apple's smartphones have used the company's proprietary Lightning connector. Consumers, reviewers, and even government regulators have called for Apple to drop Lightning in recent years.
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Apple Reportedly Testing iPhones With USB-C Instead of Lightning Port

Is it almost time to say goodbye to the Lightning port?

3 months ago·New York, United States
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Financial Post

Apple Testing iPhones That Ditch Lightning Ports in Favor of USB-C

(Bloomberg) -- 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. Read More

3 months ago·Canada
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Tech Radar

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

Might we see a USB-C iPhone in 2023?

3 months ago·United Kingdom
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TechCrunch

Apple said to be testing a switch to USB-C for future iPhones – TechCrunch

It’s neither surprising, nor necessarily new scuttlebutt, but one of the most reliable Apple news scoopers of all time has chimed in to say that Apple is indeed at least serious enough about a potential switch from Lightning to USB-C on future iPhones that it’s doing testing with models equipped wi…

3 months ago·United States
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The Verge

Apple is reportedly testing iPhones with USB-C

After a decade of Lightning, it could be replaced next year.

3 months ago·United States
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Ars Technica

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

European Union regulation could force Apple to make the switch.

3 months ago·United States
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