The parts of the USB-C port of the next iPhone 15 They have been filtered and show how it will be present in all models of the future Apple smartphone. This will be presented at a special event on September 12 or 13, according to the latest information.
The pieces filtered by @lipilipsi and @John011235 on Twitter they show the connector that will be present in all iPhone 15, iPhone 15 Plus, iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max. Virtually all analysts who regularly anticipate future Apple products agree that 2023 will be the year of the transition from Lightning to USB-C.
Apple invented the Lightning port for its devices in the absence of a connector that is symmetrical, reversible, small, and—for the time—fast. The mini-USB ports were very large, and the micro-USBs, which solved that problem, were cumbersome and could only be plugged in on one side. The USB-C port solved all the aforementioned inconveniences and the company has finally made the decision to put it on the next iPhone 15. Partly driven by the European regulation that requires a single connector for all smartphones.
Higher transfer speeds with USB-C, but only on the iPhone 15 Pro
Although all versions of the iPhone 15 will have a USB-C port, the increase in data transfer speed will only be made on the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Pro Max, although it is not clear if it is the maximum 5 Gb per second. theoretical USB 3.0 or the theoretical maximum 10 Gb per second of USB 3.1
The iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Plus will maintain speeds similar to USB 2.0, that is, a theoretical maximum 480 Mb per second. Transfer capabilities depend on many factors, including the cable, ports, the device sending files and the device receiving it.
Now that iPhones are capable of recording high-resolution video, in the ProRes format, which is lightly compressed, a higher transfer rate over a cable will be very welcome for professional users of these devices. The iPhone 15 will arrive loaded with news.
Apple’s transition to USB-C
Apple has been slowly transitioning its devices to USB-C ports for a few years now. started with the Macwho abandoned the USB-A port more than seven years ago, continuing on for the iPad and finally it will come to your smartphones with the iPhone 15. He apple watchsince its first version, has charged the battery wirelessly.
It would only remain that some of Apple’s accessories and peripherals leave the Lightning port. Things like AirPods cases, AirPods Max, or wireless keyboards, mice, and trackpads.