Last year, Apple released the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus with the company’s decade-old Lightning port.
Last year, Apple introduced the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus, as well as the iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max. Apple is likely to release the iPhone 15 series, the successors to both phones, in the coming weeks. According to a source, Apple will relaunch the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus this year with a significant hardware change – a USB Type-C port in place of the current Lightning port. Apple is likely to upgrade its smartphone series with the contemporary port in order to comply with EU and California standards.
According to an X (formerly Twitter) user Aaron (@aaronp613), a recent tvOS 17 beta rolled out by Apple to testers ahead of the stable release that is expected to roll out in the coming weeks includes references to two iPhone models that do not currently exist — “iPhone 14,4” and “iPhone 14,5”.
The informant also alleges that four more models included in the original tvOS 17 beta were removed in the latest release – these are thought to be related to the future iPhone 15 series of smartphones. According to multiple sources, Apple’s next iPhone 15 series will be the first phones to use USB Type-C connections.
Last year, Apple’s Greg Joswiak revealed that the company will equip its iPhone models with USB Type-C connections to comply with EU rules. However, at the time, the business did not disclose information or confirm whether it will ship new models with the contemporary port — or whether existing models would Meanwhile, alleged photographs of the redesigned USB.
The iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus would not be the first Apple handsets to be reintroduced with new specifications. Apple will also debut, according to TF Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.