The biggest change in this generation of iPhone 15 is the arrival of USB-C connector. This change opens the door to more uses and charging possibilities for our devices, but it has not yet reached all accessories. According to rumours, This is a temporary situation as dates are already being considered for the arrival of the connector for the rest of Apple’s products..
A natural evolution that we will soon take shape
Mark Gurman, in the latest edition of his newsletter “Power On”, has revealed the possible transition dates for these products to USB-C. It’s important to note that this information has not been confirmed by Cupertino, but gives a clear indication of the direction Apple may take in the near future.
First, Gurman notes that we are likely to see USB-C versions of the Magic Mouse, Magic Trackpad, and Magic Keyboard Released with the next iMac. This will not only provide consistency across Apple’s product lineup, but also streamline the user experience by eliminating the need to deal with different cables and connectors.
Secondly, predictions suggest An update for entry-level AirPods. These flagship earphones are expected to include a USB-C charging case by 2024. This transition would be a logical step, especially considering the popularity and demand of these earphones in the market.
On the other hand, Gurman also notes that the The next model of AirPods Max will be equipped with a USB-C port. Although he didn’t specify a specific timeframe for its release, some previous rumors suggest that we could see an update to these over-ear headphones as early as next year.
Last but not least, like accessories MagSafe Battery Pack and MagSafe Duo Charger Might as well make a return with a USB-C port after disappearing from the current store. While Gurman didn’t specify a date, the natural evolution of these accessories to USB-C seems inevitable.
Nevertheless, while Apple still retains the Lightning connector in some products, everything points to an imminent shift to USB-C, even if we don’t even notice it. If these rumors, when confirmed, turn out to be true, they signal another step towards uniformity in the Apple ecosystem, making the user experience easier and making the ecosystem stronger than ever.