Apple may finally deliver USB-C to iPhone in 2023

Apple may finally ditch the Lightning port in favor of USB-C connectivity in 2023, and the aim is to improve transfer and charging speeds on the rumored iPhone 15, but this could be due to EU legislation.

Many have longed for Apple to finally ship a USB-C iPhone after taking advantage of its niche lightning connectivity since the iPhone 5. In fact, the first custom USB-C iPhone sold for $86,000 in 2021, showing just how much iPhone users prefer USB-C over Lightning.

According to for the notable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, the new iPhone will adopt USB-C in 2023 and abandon Lightning connectivity, with “existing USB-C related vendors of Apple’s ecosystem becoming the focus of the market” in the coming years. Apple already uses USB-C in its iPad Air and iPad Pro models, and the Apple Watch charger also uses USB-C connectivity.

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