By philip.berne@futurenet.com (Philip Berne)

A new leak suggests that the Apple iPhone 15 family, from the base model through the rumored iPhone 15 Ultra device, would all use USB-C in lieu of Apple’s lightning connector – with one crucial difference between the high- and low-end models.

USB-C ports coming to the iPhone has been a long-rumored and anticipated change, one that may be mandated by European Union laws taking effect in the near future, by 2024. 

But the additional upgrade would see the iPhone 15 Pro and iPhone 15 Ultra using a full Thunderbolt 4 port, which has a much higher bandwidth for faster data transfer and intense graphical output. 

The leak comes from a subscription-based newsletter hosted by Twitter leaker LeaksApplePro, a source with a relatively decent track record of tips on forthcoming phones. 

The leaker rightly suggests that recording high-resolution video, even using Apple’s efficient ProRES format, creates files that are prohibitively large to transfer over an aging connection like Lightning. A 15-minute, 4K-resolution video file would take around 40 minutes to transfer from your iPhone to your laptop. 

Apple has not significantly upgraded Lightning since it was introduced, and now that the phones require more bandwidth for the massive video files Read More

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