The next iPhone won't switch to USB-C, but the cable might

According to a research note written by KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo and obtained by MacRumors it comes down to fast charging.

With Apple's clear interest in USB-C Thunderbolt 3 ports, it's no surprise that speculation would arise that the company might turn to it for the upcoming iPhone. The Lightning port's design is a bit slimmer than that of the USB Type-C port, which should help with that.

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TURNS OUT the iPhone 8 probably won't ditch Lightning in favour of USB-C, but could come with the addition of Type-C Power Delivery for faster charging.

The Wall Street Journal reported this past Tuesday that Apple was completely replacing the Lightning port on the new iPhones with a USB-C port. However, he clarified that he doesn't expect Apple to ditch the Lightning port in favor of the industry standard USB-C port. But perhaps most interesting is the suggestion that the new phones will use USB-C instead of Lightning. JPMorgan analyst Rod Hall claims that in the iPhone 8, a laser scanner may either work alongside or replace the fingerprint scanner to unlock your phone. We note the OLED version may have a faster charging speed thanks to a 2-cell L shaped battery pack design.

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To accomplish this, Apple will be sourcing new components from Texas Instruments and Cypress. It will come with a power cord for charging and connect to other peripheral devices. He said transferring files via a cable is a "niche application" as majority of people are now use to syncing through the cloud.

USB-C (v3.1), unlike the larger, rectangular USB-A ports that are so common among devices today, is capable of providing faster data syncing capabilities. The popular rumor making the rounds is that there will be 4.7-inch, 5.5-inch and 5.8-inch iPhone. Apple is expected to unveil its 2017 iPhone line-up during its usual September launch window.

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