Apple may not use USB-C for iPhone 8: Ultra Accessory Connector hints

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With rumours making their rounds around the webosphere, of the possibility of Apple iPhone 8 sporting a USB-C port for charging crushed with the latest leaked concept images of the iPhone 8. These images show Apple sticking to it's lighting cable, which maybe disheartening for a few users or prospective users who were hoping for the USB-C port.

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But all is not lost as there might be a UAC (Ultra Accessory Connector) which will serve as middle ground for iPhone users who were waiting for the USB-C charging port. It is more likely for Apple to bend towards wireless charging rather than switching to or incorporating a USB-C port. Though many users and critics might look at it as an impractical and unreasonable move to which most of us would agree, until we see the bigger picture at play.

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Now, we all can think of the pro's from a users point of view and even a few pro's from a manufactures point of view, but most of us might not give Apple credit for their genius move. This move of maintaining a charging port which is not compatible to other phones(USB-C), makes the charging cable for Apple devices exclusive.

The fact that these cables are exclusive to just a single brand curbs their large scale manufacture and sale which simply means lower after-market, replica or non-genuine cables. As we know, Apple also makes a sizable amount of their profits through the accessories so the above mentioned factor adds to their profits.

Now, that's genius -- Apple having its own charging cables and unique port helps them keep a check on quality and make profits through repeat sales all this while actually making it an inconvenience to the user.



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