Maria Montero

Apple iPhones 2019 will continue to choose Lightning ports through …

Apple’s 2019 iPhones will reportedly continue to sport the Lightning connector instead of the USB-C port.

A 9a5mac report, who found his advantage from a Chinese publication called Mac Otakara, revealed that, unlike previous reports suggesting that Apple was working on some version of the iPhones with USB Type-C ports, Apple would continue with Lightning connectors for all variants of its 2019 iPhones.

It looks like Apple is going to stick with the old Lightning port and 5W USB-A power with the 2019 iPhones as well. Image: Reuters

This means that just like last year and before, if you want to be able to quickly charge your iPhone, you will have to spend a few extra dollars to get a higher wattage charger. If you have a MacBook that uses Type C chargers and you want to use your MacBook adapter to charge your new iPhone, you will need to invest in a Type C to Lightning port cable. Bottom line: Apple wants you to spend to get fast charging in an age where every other Android smartphone maker offers fast charging by default.

When Apple made the switch from the Lightning port to USB-C for the iPad Pro, we were all hoping this would eventually make its way to the next iPhones. But if this new report is to be believed, that will not be the case. It seems like Apple wants to keep clinging to the Lightning port sell many of those numerous adapters and backpacks and make you live the #DongleLife.

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