Rumor Claims Apple Wanted to Bring USB-C to iPhone 12
Apple is expected to take the wraps off the new-generation iPhone models in September, and one of the biggest changes versus the current models is the addition of 5G.
Rumor has it Apple would bring 5G to at least one model in the entire lineup, but others claim all iPhones launching this year would come with such capabilities.
But as it turns out, Apple was also pondering other changes on the iPhone 12, including giving up on the Lightning connector.
The idea isn’t necessarily new, and people familiar with the matter said earlier this year that the company even planned to remove all connectors entirely. In other words, the idea was creating an iPhone without any ports, which would essentially mean the device could have to rely on wireless charging and transfers going forward.
But the transition to a world without ports isn’t yet ready, and according to a recent rumor, Apple wants to keep Lightning around for one more year.
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