2019 iPhone Could Make the Switch to USB-C
There’s a ton to unpack from a Bloomberg report posted Wednesday afternoon on rumored upgrades coming to this year’s (and next year’s) Apple iPhone lineup. Among the top-line improvements, according to the publication’s sources at the company, are a new three-camera system, improved AR functionality (as a direct result of that new camera system), and a few unique tweaks to the next version of iOS. Otherwise, the phones themselves will once again not change a great deal from an aesthetics perspective.
But it’s another rumor that gets somewhat glossed over that could end up being the most important upgrade to the iPhone since the product was introduced over a decade ago. According to Bloomberg’s report, Apple is testing some versions of the next iPhone with a USB-C connector rather than the infamous Lightning port that has been around since 2012. Even if this is just a test for this year, Bloomberg’s sources said that it indicates Apple’s desire to eventually make the switch to USB-C on all iPhones.