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Your next iPhone may have the same charging cable as Android phones


The USB Type-C socket, seen here on an HTC 10, has been seen on more and more Android flagship phones in recent years due to its faster charging capability and the fact that it is easier to plug in to phones. — dpa

The USB Type-C socket, seen here on an HTC 10, has been seen on more and more Android flagship phones in recent years due to its faster charging capability and the fact that it is easier to plug in to phones. — dpa

Could Apple be planning to bundle the next generation of iPhone and iPad with a USB-C charger? If the rumours – and the leaked pictures claiming to be proof – are true, then the times of households littered with different chargers for different devices may be coming to an end – albeit with yet another new charger type for Apple users.

The leaked pictures claim to show a prototype of an Apple 18W charging brick that has a USB-C connection, the same connection that many newer Android devices already use.

   

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