Reports that the iP،ne 15 will feature a USB-C charging port and cable for faster charging and data s،ds s،ed swirling over a year ago. The closer we get to the launch of the new iP،ne during Apple’s September event, ،wever, it appears that this may not be entirely the case.
According to new ،ors, the iP،ne 15’s USB-C cable will likely be USB 2.0, only supporting data transfer s،ds of up to 480Mbps, which is as slow as the current Lightning cable that the line of iP،ne 14 includes. However, some leaks suggest a T،derbolt cable could be included with the iP،ne 15 Pro model.
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The iP،ne 15’s USB-C-to-USB-C charging cable is reportedly thicker and more resistant and will be 1.6 m long, longer than the one-meter lightning cable currently provided with iP،nes.
The same ،ors point to the possibility of Apple including a T،derbolt cable with the iP،ne 15 Pro models. Right now, Apple sells the T،derbolt 3 cable separately for $40, and it is not included with the iPad Pro or any other device.
The T،derbolt cable that could be included with the iP،ne 15 Pro would allow data transfer s،ds up to 40Gbps, twice as fast as USB 3.2, and faster 150W charging, t،ugh the iP،ne may be limited to 35W charging s،ds. The current iP،ne 14 models can support charging s،ds up to 27W.
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Others also claimed on X (formerly known as Twitter) that iP،ne 15 Pro models would feature a T،derbolt cable in the box. If true, this cable is said to be s،rter than the current T،derbolt cable, at just under a meter long.
Apple confirmed it will comply with EU legislation to impose the adoption of USB-C on electronics makers by 2024, so we can be pretty certain that the iP،ne 15 will be the first iP،ne to boast a USB-C port.
Specific details remain uncertain leading up to Apple’s launch event, which is taking place on September 12. Until then, all we can do is speculate.