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Apple Is Finally Testing USB-C iPhones

 Evidence is mounting that Apple is finally at least considering a switch to a USB-C connector on next year’s iPhone lineup. Although rumors about this have circulated for years, information from typically reliable sources now suggests that it’s a much more realistic possibility. It all started earlier this week when the venerable Ming-Chi Kuo said that the 2023 iPhone would abandon Lightning and switch to USB-C. Kuo’s information came from surveying his usual supply chain sources, which appear to be ramping up for a significant increase in USB-C components for next year. Now Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman has weighed in with independent confirmation that Apple is conducting internal tests of iPhones with USB-C ports. Gurman’s sources indicate that Apple has yet to make a final decision on whether it’s going to make the switch. There’s no way it’s happening with this year’s iPhone, which already entered trial production months ago, and Gurman confirms that it wouldn’t occur until 2023 “at th