However, there is no clarity regarding whether USB-C will be used on both ends of the iPhone cable, or just the one that goes into the charging adapter.

Apple may finally adopt USB-C in iPhones launched in 2019 Image for representation
Atom Tech Shorts Wednesday, June 13, 2018 - 16:34
Written by  S. Mahadevan

There’s news from China, more in the shape of a rumor that Apple may include the USB- C type jack to its smartphones to be released in 2019. However, there will be no change to the port in the iPhones launched later this year.

The main reason being cited by these sources indicate that the company is still working on the changes to be brought to the charging port on the iPhones and since their devices for the September release this year would already have entered the production phase, there is no way Apple is going to be tinkering with the phone’s design and making major hardware alteration at this late stage.

But those doing the speculations on what Apple will do keep at it hoping that they got it right. The company rarely acknowledges such rumors. And so, the debate rages on with some people saying the company may switch to the C-type connector on both sides of the cable and other claiming it might just be one side. The other end might continue to sport the A-type design. The wait to know who is right and who got it wrong gets to be longer than expected. Once the team at Apple is able to thoroughly test and have made a decision to make the switch only they will share the details on one of the social media posts, before making a formal launch or public disclosure.

One can say with some amount of certainty that the iPhones to be released this year will not see any change in the charging port or charging cable design.

There have also been rumours on features of the upcoming iPhones this year. According to a Chinese website, the iPhones launched this year may come with a triple-lens rear camera with the aim of enhancing the iPhone’s rear zoom capacity and to improve picture quality in dim light environments.

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