Since Apple switched from a Lightning adapter to USB-C in the latest version of the iPad Pro, rumors have suggested that the next iPhone would do the same.
The clearest evidence comes from the iOS 13 beta itself.
Someone has seen an image of a phone connected to a Mac and has a new cable that looks like a USB-C connector.
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You can see the image in the tweet below, but it clearly looks like a USB-C port instead of a Lightning adapter that has a more distinctive look in earlier animations from Apple.
Since iOS 13 is reportedly launched alongside the iPhone 11 and the company's new iPhones in 2019, we can expect that this will be for a next-gen device from Apple.
Apple switched to USB-C to enable more power on the iPad Pro and more functionality through one port. That includes Thunderbolt 3 and DisplayPort functionality, all via one cable instead of a variety of other ports.
This means that the next generation of iPhones may be able to charge faster, but apart from that, it is currently unclear why Apple intends to bring the functionality to newer devices.
Now that the iPad and Mac are now using USB-C, you may only need one type of charger across the board. We probably don't know anything for sure until September this year, when we expect to hear about the next iPhone.
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Via Phone Arena