Apple has confirmed that its new iPhone will have a C-type charging port instead of a Lightning charging port. The company took this step under the pressure of the European Union.
Until now, the iPhone had a separate light charging port from other phones, which was also the identity of the iPhone. But now Apple has decided to change it.
At its annual launch event on Tuesday, the company said it will now use the “universally accepted standard” USB-C cable.
On Tuesday, Apple also released its new series of watches. It will have a more advanced chip than before.
appleHowever, analysts believe that the update that Apple has brought this year is not very remarkable and it will disappoint many people.
Ben Wood, associated with CCS Insight, says, “The iPhone and Apple Watch are now mature products, so this is not surprising.”
“It shows how great the iPhone and Watch products are and how hard it is to deliver a sensational update every year,” says Wood.
The new iPhone will be available in the market from next week. It will be the first iPhone since 2012 to have an optional charging port.
According to the information given by the company, the USB-C type cable, which already works in many Apple laptops and iPad models, will also work in the new versions of AirPods Pro and wired AirPods headphones.
apple_iphone The European Union asked Apple to abandon its separate Lightning charging port for customer convenience. Not only will this save people money, e-waste will also be reduced because chargers can be reused.
However, many have warned that the move will lead to a massive increase in cable waste over the next few years.
Apple also made several environmental promises at its launch event on Tuesday. Apple has announced that its Watch range of products will be carbon neutral for the first time.
iPhone will use more recycled materials in the new iPhone and Watch. It will also include batteries.
The company has said that it does not use leather in any of its goods and products. The company has also promised to become carbon neutral by 2030.
Apple chief Tim Cook has said that the new iPhone 15 will be the best and most powerful iPhone ever made by the company.
iPhone 15 and 15 Plus will have more advanced screen and camera system. While the more expensive iPhone 15 Pro and Pro Max will have a titanium frame that will make the phone more robust.
Instead of a mute switch, the Pro and Pro Max will have an ‘action button’, which can be set for different functions as per your needs.
iPhone__15 The new Apple Watch will also have gesture control. By tapping with two fingers on the hand wearing the watch, the wearer can pick up and hang up the phone.
Many experts also believe that even though there is not much difference between these new products and the old products, customers will be willing to pay higher prices for these new products.
In the UK, the price of the iPhone 15 Pro will be 999 pounds, i.e. one lakh 64 thousand rupees.
iphone_15pp Foresight founder and analyst Paulo Pescatore says, ‘It’s not easy to get customers to spend more when everything is getting expensive.’
“Some people will like the new features, but overall they improve the user experience and Apple’s core customer base likes it a lot,” says Paulo.
Apple’s shares also fell slightly on iwatch Tuesday. The company’s shares fell sharply last week after news broke that Chinese government officials had banned the use of Apple phones. The launch event failed to compensate for this decline.
Huawei has also launched a new smartphone in China, due to which the company’s investors are also confused.
iwatch1 In the second quarter of the financial year 2023, the phone market has declined worldwide. Compared to 29.45 million phones in the previous quarter, only 26.8 million phones were sold in the second quarter.
However, Apple’s sales are lower than other smartphone manufacturers. According to Counterpoint Research, Apple’s sales fell from 4.65 million to 4.53 million.