Could the next iPhone come with USB-C?

ZDNet suggests that the iPhone 8 might not have a USB-C port built into it, but rather, the charging cable may have a USB-C bit on the other end (not the one that plugs into the device).

Looks like the latest report from Ming-Chi Kuo (via AppleInsider) claims that all iPhone 8 models are going to receive their power through a "Type-C Power Deliver" system that will take advantage of the Lightning port interface.

However, the speculated wireless charging feature of iPhone 8 could be limited to that model for 2017, so buyers of the iPhone 7S, if it would launch in September, would have to wait until 2018 to get that feature.

Paleontologists find world's oldest fossil
Dodd continued to say that when the structures were developed, both Earth and Mars would have had liquid water on their surfaces. Haematite tubes from the NSB hydrothermal vent deposits that represent the oldest microfossils and evidence of life on Earth.

As noted by 9to5Mac, the respected analyst says all three new 2017 iPhones will retain the proprietary Lightning port.

Kuo notes that while the iPhone 7S, 7S Plus and 8 will all feature the fast charging support, the OLED-equipped iPhone 8 "may have a faster charging speed thanks to a 2-cell L-shaped battery pack design".

The remake could be bad news for Apple fans wallets, however, as OLED displays cost notably more than LCD products. JPMorgan analyst Rod Hall claims that in the iPhone 8, a laser scanner may either work alongside or replace the fingerprint scanner to unlock your phone.

USA stocks surge; Dow marks first time above 21000 points
Additionally, Trump will seek a $54 billion hike in spending on tanks, ships and weapons systems and will trim other priorities. But its decline was slight, falling just 0.1%, buoyed by the president's proposal to increase defense spending by $20 billion.

Kuo's report provides some clarity on why The Wall Street Journal reported that there would be a USB-C "port" (it's actually a connector) for the power cord, but it's clear this connector isn't being used "instead of" the Lightning connector. These two features will create a stir among the iPhone users, the iPhone 8 in particular.

As for data transfers through the Lightning port, Kuo believes Apple isn't prioritizing making data transfers faster.

Apple faced outrage previous year after dropping the headphone cable on iPhone 7 - but users have largely adapted to the change.

Slain SEAL's Father Calls for Expanded Investigation of Yemen Raid
The Defense Department routinely reviews missions that result in death, but a larger formal investigation of combat deaths is rare, and it does not appear that one was started after Owens' death.

This is probably the smartest move for the company as consumers probably aren't ready yet to make the full-on switch to USB-C, even though Apple may want them to. It will reportedly have a 5.8-inch OLED screen, and it could be called the "iPhone X". The remaining areas are for the virtual buttons replacing the home button. It will be interesting to see how iPhone 8 comes with the industry standards to connect other iDevices with iPhone 8.


Related News

  • Men: Chris Claremont Wanted Bob Hoskins To Play Wolverine

    Mangold also made The Wolverine four years ago, the last solo feature for Hugh Jackman's perpetually cranky X-Man. Check out the Easter Eggs you may have missed in Logan, and don't forget our poll below!

    Spotify trialling Hi-Fi music tier, report claims

    The move into Hi-Fi could lure loyalists to Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service back into the Spotify fold. While users have been excited by the new offering, it doesn't appear to be functional yet.
    Hispanic Owned Companies Place Bids To Build Trump's Border Wall

    Hispanic Owned Companies Place Bids To Build Trump's Border Wall

    The notice is light on details, and is meant to give businesses time to prepare for more technical requests and proposals later. President Donald Trump said there would be a "great, great wall" along the Mexican border - but didn't say Mexico would pay.
  • Donald Trump Wants To Kill Protections For Small Streams

    The executive order is one piece of a complicated mosaic that the president is using to dismantle the environmental agenda. But Lehman said we shouldn't get too ahead of ourselves about Trump's executive directive.
    David Haye warns Tony Bellew to 'enjoy last days' before heavyweight bout

    David Haye warns Tony Bellew to 'enjoy last days' before heavyweight bout

    Bellew, who is stepping up from the cruiserweight division, believes Haye will use such an injury as an excuse for defeat. Of course, if Joshua and Hearn never make the fight against Haye, then they don't need to worry about ever losing to him.

    BMW In Which Tupac Was Shot On Sale for $1.5 Million

    Shakur died 20 years ago after being shot four times while the BMW was stopped at a red light in Las Vegas, Nevada. Since then, it has changed hands several times over before making its way to the current anonymous owner.
  • Cleveland Browns open to trading No. 1 pick in 2017 National Football League draft

    He was set to return to the Browns for the fifth game but checked himself into a rehab center in New Hampshire. Pryor finished his first full season as a wide receiver with 77 catches for 1,007 yards and four touchdowns.

    Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (NASDAQ:CY) Upside Stock Technicals at Extreme Strength

    The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website . Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now directly owns 181,606 shares in the company, valued at $2,148,398.98.

    New iPhone 8 rumors point towards USB-C port

    Meanwhile, some of Apple's competitors, including Samsung (ssnlf), have offered curved screens in their high-end handsets. For one, USB-C is capable of transmitting stuff faster than nearly any other standard around - and that includes USB 3.
  • 'Vogue Arabia' debuts with veiled Gigi Hadid on cover

    'Vogue Arabia' debuts with veiled Gigi Hadid on cover

    We're all entitled to live our truths, and this is one that Hadid seems to hold as an important foundation for her self identity. They also bumped into each other last month at Madison Square Garden during a memorial concert for slain rapper for A$AP Yams.

    Crude Stocks Rise For Eighth Straight Week As Exports Ease Off Record

    Angola, among the most compliant members in January, failed to meet its target in February after the start-up of two oil projects. According to the latest data available, at the end of January its production was still 130,000 bpd above this quota.
    Syrian cinematographer blocked from attending the Oscars

    Syrian cinematographer blocked from attending the Oscars

    Khateeb was scheduled to arrive on Saturday in Los Angeles on a Turkish Airlines flight departing from Istanbul. The White Helmets was directed by Orlando von Einsiedel and produced by Joanna Natasegara .