Apple exec confirms the switch to USB-C for the future iPhone


What do you want to know

  • Apple’s senior vice president of marketing, Greg Joswiak, confirms that the iPhone will switch to USB-C.
  • This follows an order from the European Parliament which states that all devices in the EU must contain a USB-C charging port.
  • While Joswiak doesn’t quite agree with government being “prescriptive”, Apple will abide by it.

An Apple executive sheds light on the new order set by the European Parliament on USB-C and what it means for the iPhone.

In a discuss Along with Joanna Stern of the Wall Street Journal, Greg Joswiak, Apple’s senior vice president of marketing, confirmed the switch to USB-C for the popular iPhone series. In his speech on the decision, Joswiak said: “We will have to comply [with the EU’s law]…but it would have been better not to have such a prescriptive government.”

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