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It has been rumored that Apple intends to switch its lightning charging port to a USB Type-C plug in the near future. Speculations abound about the introduction of the iPhone 15 with the major change.
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However, many of us would be curious as to whether or not this indicates that an iPhone can be charged using a Type-C charger designed for an Android device. On the other hand, this is not happening.
According to Live Hindustan, GSM Arena reports that Apple has built its own USB-C Type port for the upcoming iPhone 15 series. Live Hindustan also revealed this information. There is a possibility that Apple will install a custom built-in chip in the USB-C type port.
This indicates that non-Apple accessories that are not part of the “Made for iPhone” program will not work with the iPhone. However, the precise intentions of the Cupertino giant are unknown at this time.
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Apple was hit hard when the European Union agreed to a single charging port for mobile phones and tablets in June of the previous year, as Apple has a separate charging connector from the rest of the industry.
According to the European Commission, this measure will bring relief to consumers and save them money in the long run.
Apple had already issued a warning that the move would be detrimental to innovation and result in a pile of discarded electrical equipment. Users of iPhone and Android devices have, over the course of several years, expressed their dissatisfaction with having to switch between multiple chargers for their respective devices.
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According to a Reuters report, the European Commission estimated that switching to a single charger can save customers a total of €250 million. According to Alex Saliba, a European Union lawmaker who played a key role in driving reform through the EU Assembly, all mobile phones and other devices placed on the market after autumn 2024 will need to be compatible with a charger only.
Customers will be able to continue using previous models, and old chargers will not be withdrawn from circulation.
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