Apple will limit iPhone USB-C to USB 2.0 speeds

Unless you fork out for a Pro model

Tom Allen
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The new iPhone cables are said to be much longer than current Lightning connectors, as well as thicker and more robust
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The new iPhone cables are said to be much longer than current Lightning connectors, as well as thicker and more robust

A new rumour claims Apple will build USB-C into the iPhone 15 - but will purposefully limit its speed.

According to a researcher going by Majin Bu - a known Apple leaker - the cables included alongside the new iPhone are USB-C compliant, but limited to a data transfer speed of 480 Mbps. That is the ...

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