The Pro is set to come with powerful cameras, a faster, more modern processor, and better display technology — the “base” model of the iPhone 14 comes with an older CPU and less money-saving cameras where users might not need them. All high-end specifications.
However, recent rumors have given me pause: According to unnamed sources from iDropNewsiPhone 14 Pro and Pro Max will have the same updated Lightning port that first appeared on the original iPad ProThis use USB 3.0 Technology to deliver much faster speeds than the old USB 2.0 port that iPhones still use.
While this is a huge upgrade — it can transfer data up to 10 times faster — it’s still far from the speeds that the USB-C ports used in the current iPad Pro and iPad Air can provide.
Apple has been sticking with the Lightning port since its launch in 2012—while it EU regulations say they will have to start using USB-C ports eventually On its iPhones, there’s no set date for when this will happen and Apple will likely react whenever possible.
why? Because it does a lot in licensing its technology to allow manufacturers to make light-friendly accessories. He has created an ecosystem of compatibility that any brand will be reluctant to shake off. So with that in mind, an iPhone with the same USB-C connector found in the iPad Pro seems highly unlikely.
However, this iteration (if true, which is a big problem if we’re working with “unnamed lines”) would give me a real problem if it did.
It is very likely that this year will be the first to see the release of iPhones on different chipsets (well, you can point to the iPhone 5C, which came with the iPhone 5S, but they were completely different phones) and that would be the clearest indication yet that Apple is trying to distinguish the iPhone 14 Pro For the cheapest model.
That’s fine – and frankly, it makes a lot of sense. The iPhone Pro lineup has been pretty close in performance and specs to entry-level models for many years now, with only the camera and more RAM providing the main differences.
Making an expensive next-gen phone more powerful and desirable for creators and those who need more effort on their hardware, especially if it offers features the iPhone 14 can’t, will make upgrading the Pro much easier for people like filmmakers, who want all the power and versatility of the camera to make their work easier.
So, if the rumors are true, and Apple sticks with the Lightning port, it’s missing a real trick. A USB-C connection will provide much faster speeds for those who need it for their jobs, and it won’t be a temptation for those who just want a good phone – the masses who will continue to buy Lightning accessories.
Those who need USB-C with the iPhone 14 Pro — like the designs mentioned above — will also have the right equipment to take full advantage of the upgraded speeds, as many others won’t take advantage of the higher speeds.
The first was able to transfer a 320MB file at 8.25MB/s, and the second reached 10.5MB/s, both connected to the laptop’s USB-C port.
That’s not a huge difference (although it still saves several minutes to burn a 20-minute 4K file), but the better equipment – with higher-end Macs and better connections, like those creators often invest in – you’ll see more of a difference in read speeds.
Another reason why Apple mimics the iPad Pro and brings the USB-C connector to the iPhone 14 Pro.
Of course not, mostly for the reasons listed above. Which is a shame, because the iPhone 14 Pro with USB-C would have been a real leap forward and would have been a really attractive phone for professionals.
Not to mention the ease it will bring to many people. USB-C has become a popular standard around the world (including iPads, which many iPhone owners have) and losing a Lightning cable will eliminate another headache for users.
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