It might be a dream to use a phone Iphone USB-C port in the near future is dead, according to a research note from trusted analyst (Ming-Chi Kuo).
And it is said: The company has no plans to adopt a USB-C port across future iPhones or to integrate the Touch ID sensor into the power button, two technologies found across iPads, such as the iPad Air for 2020.
The research note outlines the rationale behind Apple’s decision by saying: We believe the USB-C port hurts business profitability. MFi, And its waterproof specifications are lower than the Lightning and MagSafe port.
Instead of bringing the USB-C port to the iPhone, Kuo suggests that Apple go directly to the long-rumored iPhone without ports, which relies exclusively on wireless charging via MagSafe technology.
MagSafe resolves the concerns raised by Ku. By eliminating the ports, MagSafe is even more water resistant than Lightning, and Apple still controls MagSafe through MFi software, ensuring that it can continue to reap the benefits of licensing fees.
However, Kuo also points out that Apple does not believe that the MagSafe ecosystem has reached the point where it can be relied upon as the only charging method for an iPhone.
Instead, the trusted analyst expects Apple to continue using its Lightning port for the foreseeable future.
The Kuo report also drops another persistent rumor about future iPhones: the idea that Apple may introduce the Touch ID sensor in the power button, similar to the one it introduced in the iPad Air update last year.
According to Kuo, there is no time frame for Apple to add this upgrade either, however, he notes report Previous Bloomberg reports that Apple is testing a Touch ID scanner built directly into the screen for this year’s iPhone range.
The full report contains more information about the future iPhone lineup, including a smaller bump and faster update rates for this year’s iPhones, with rumors of an in-hole camera in 2022, and an 8-inch foldable iPhone that could be launched as early as The year is 2023.