Apple begins testing iPhones with USB-C

14 May 2022
The iPhone 14 lineup will come with Lightning connector, though.

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SShock, 16 May 2022You're new to GSMArena are you? Everyone here is obses... morei made this account 3 months ago. so its barely new, and yet i still have no idea why people like bigger numbers in ram?? its not like phones are like laptops or something

    you have to suffer, 16 May 2022it doesnt make sense why flagships like to put alot of ram ... moreYou're new to GSMArena are you? Everyone here is obsessed with bigger numbers, even if they have no idea what they even mean or do. RAM in particular. They always complain how little iPhone have it and always hype how much Android phone have it. And yet in the end iPhones perform equally well even with half as much RAM...

      Anonymous, 16 May 202218GB RAM Asus ROG 5 Ultimate still prone to thermal throttl... moreit doesnt make sense why flagships like to put alot of ram like, 8gb is enough for a flagship. why bother add more?

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        • Anonymous
        • jIt
        • 16 May 2022

        Another 10 years to introduce fast charging on USB C 😂

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          • Anonymous
          • PWD
          • 16 May 2022

          you have to suffer, 15 May 2022android fanboys when they compare latest iphone with 6gb of... more18GB RAM Asus ROG 5 Ultimate still prone to thermal throttling and slowdowns, and its UFS module is prone to damage as well (probably poorly designed internals and heat management). 12GB RAM Android is more than enough

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            • PWD
            • 16 May 2022

            Anonymous, 15 May 2022i think, just from hardware perspective, lightning is bette... moreThe 4th pin in the lightning port is sometimes susceptible to damage though. So each has their pros and cons. I will still favor USB-C and I use an iPhone.

              Please, make this true in the iPhone 15... Although I still need a complete screen for me to buy it.

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                • StU
                • 16 May 2022

                Anonymous, 15 May 2022Are we finally going to use fast chargers with USB-C iPhones?No , they might be going to type c but I doubt they will go nuts of charging speeds , I’m guessing Samsung type speeds , 25-30w
                I don’t care either way, it won’t change much for people who don’t care much how it charges and don’t connect to a pc via cable.

                Some new androids still use micro usb , and I’m still ok with that too.

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                  • yalim
                  • dW8
                  • 15 May 2022

                  It is not android devices only. Most of any electronic devices are using type C. Laptops,gaming controllers,headphones,bluetooth speakers...

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                    • Anonymous
                    • KgZ
                    • 15 May 2022

                    Are we finally going to use fast chargers with USB-C iPhones?

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                      • Anonymous
                      • rKu
                      • 15 May 2022

                      i think, just from hardware perspective, lightning is better than usb c. For usb c, there is a small metal plate (the male part) placed inside the device, rather than the cable. Due to this, if it gets loose after some time, the user has to get his device opened. In lightning system, the male part is on cable side, so one can just purchase new cable.

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                        • 15 May 2022

                        Akashi Seijuro, 15 May 20221. It can do so, but the process is way too cumbersome, whi... more1. Very few phones actually get their advertised speed in the real world. Just because it's labeled USB3, doesn't mean it'll actually get those speeds (complain to USBIF, not me). The process also isn't that cumbersome, I've tried it (believe me or don't, I don't really care).

                        2. Almost no modern Androids have a microSD card slot. I don't like to use the "the competition doesn't have it, therefore it's fine" argument, but your entire argument is how iPhones are behind, and they really aren't in this regard (no, I don't like it, but it's just the reality we live in). Also, you get 5GB of iCloud storage for free, and $1 a month ups that to 50GB. The subscription argument really shouldn't be used here.

                        3. Fair enough... except even fewer Android phones have a headphone jack now.

                        4. Apple isn't necessarily worse with this than other companies, it's just that they're able to do it more. If a company makes both phones and accessories, it's a fair bet that they're going to lock basic features of their accessories to their phones. Apple is bad with it, but other companies wouldn't be better if they had the choice.

                        5. Yes they can. They're slower, yes, the Lightning port is worse than USB-C (I'm not arguing about that), but you can still transfer video, even to Windows. I don't think it's Apple's fault that you need iTunes to do it on Windows. Also, again, the USB3 label really doesn't mean anything.

                        6. It's still there, you thought it wasn't and tried to use as a major point, and now you're changing to the "it's late so it's bad" argument (which has its own problems) since someone pointed that out to you.

                        7. None of the points we've mentioned here are complicated. They're caused by ignorance. You could've gone after right-to-repair or ecosystem lockdown (you tried to with #4, but went after the wrong thing), which are actual problems with Apple, but no, let's go with the easy targets which Apple isn't even really behind on instead.

                          CptPower, 15 May 2022I really hope EU will force apple to bring USB-C this year.... morecheap usb-c cable manufacturers be like: it's my time to shine

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                            • Anonymous
                            • 63x
                            • 15 May 2022

                            "...slowing down the introduction of beneficial innovations in charging standards..."

                            LOL Apple, we don't need your worthless Lightning port.

                              Khureyigi, 15 May 2022Why’s apple adopting another charging system when the one i... morePlease read the article first.

                                [deleted post]"apple made same product"?? 🤨🤨 look at xiaomi with their redmi note 11. they made alot of rebrands but realme and oppo is the worst. they made the same phone with a different name.

                                  Common Sense, 15 May 2022Bruh, half your arguments against iPhones from Android phon... moreandroid fanboys when they compare latest iphone with 6gb of ram with their android that has 18gb ram:
                                  seriously, who needs that much memory anyway? are they browsing with like 5000 tabs on??

                                    Anonymous, 14 May 2022They could've easily put the USB in iPhone 14Man they could have it since USB-C were invented 10 years ago.

                                      I really hope EU will force apple to bring USB-C this year. or sue and fine them dearly for not doing like they asked long time ago.

                                        Khureyigi, 15 May 2022Why’s apple adopting another charging system when the one i... moreLightning doesn't work perfectly. It's slow and doesn't support high charging speeds. That's why Apple already switched to USB-c charging for iPads and Macbooks.