The iPhone 15 USB-C port could come with its own limitations with reports claiming approved accessories only.
The iPhone 15 USB-C Port Could Come with Its Own Limitations
The iPhone 15 is being widely rumored to swap the lightning port of previous handsets for USB-C due to regulatory pressure in Europe. But a new rumor however is suggesting that this very port could end up being limited in regards to what it is capable of.
According to a source on Weibo, a Chinese social media website via MacRumors, the USB-C port on the iPhone 15 and iPhone 15 Pro devices will be fitted with an integrated circuit that is holding an authenticator chip so that peripherals can be easily checked for their compatibility.
Only Chargers and Other Accessories of Apple Approval May Actually Work With The iPhone 15
We could in other words get a situation where only chargers and other accessories of apple approval actually work with the iPhone 15. That’s just how current the iPhone lightning port connection also works as it has an authenticator chip embedded in it.
It is however worth noting that the USB-C port that apple has been fitting to its iPads in most recent years does not come with any kind of restrictions, therefore you are free to plug in just whatever it is that you like thus assuming that is has been built to work with these tablets.
This Is All Speculation of the Back of an Unconfirmed Rumor
And as you should know already, this is all speculation and rumors all of the back of an unconfirmed rumor. Therefore you don’t need to take this anywhere near certain just yet. It is something to look out for in September although when the iPhone 15 with USB-C is expected to debut.
iPhone 15 Pro Models Is Going To Offer Faster Data Transfer Speeds According To Rumors
There also have been talks that the USB-C port that will be present on the iPhone 15 Pro models is going to offer faster data transfer speeds than the same port on the cheaper iPhone 15 devices unless apple decides to delay the said transition until 2024 and the iPhone 16.