The new iPhone’s 19-pin mini connector confirmed

by Zaib Ali on June 21, 2012

TechCrunch reports that it has confirmed independently that Apple’s next generation iPhone, that is usually dubbed as the new iPhone will feature a 19-pin mini connector instead of the usual 30-pin connector found on today’s iOS devices. The new port according to TechCrunch will be similar in size to the Macbook’s Thunderbolt port but according to independent manufacturers the pin-out will be different. 

If this report turns out to be true, then it will be a major set back for accessory makers as all current accessories are made by keeping 30-pin connector in mind. For Apple it seems like a logical move to turn to 19-pin connector to save space inside it’s devices though 30-pin connector has served it well and has been there since the days of the third generation iPod, it’s clearly the time to move on.

[TechCrunch / Img Credit: Martin Hajek]

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