According to an unnamed insider, Apple is currently testing USB-C ports and functionality for a future iPhone model. It has been 15 years since the iPhone burst onto the scene, and every one of them has had a proprietary charger, starting with the old 30-pin for the first generation and later following up with the Lightning Cable.
Apple has always claimed this was a way for them to ensure optimal quality, but many consumers and governments aren't buying it.
Government pressure seems to be the driving force that have spurred Apple to test USB-C, as the European Union has new legislation in place that it soon plans to enforce, which will require that almost all portable devices charged via a wire must be equipped with a USB Type-C port. Apple, of course, countered this action claiming that this type of legislation could potentially "harm European consumers by slowing down ...
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