Short for a universal serial bus, USB (pronounced yoo-es-bee) is a plug-and-play interface that allows a computer to communicate with peripheral and other devices.
Is iPhone USB Type-C?
Apple is also using USB-C across all of its device chargers – including on new iPhones.
Do any iPhones use USB-C? Launch Date. IPhone 14’s 2022 models will continue to use the Lightning port, and the earliest Apple is expected to make the switch to USB-C is 2023. That would see iPhone 15 models adopt a USB-C port, unless Apple decide to suspend its current plans.
Why is USB-C better?
USB-C features a new, smaller connector shape, which can be reversed so that it is easier to plug in. USB-C cables can carry much more power, so they can be used to charge larger devices such as laptops. They also offer up to double USB 3 transmission speeds at 10 Gbps.
Why is USB-C Faster? How does USB-C charge faster? The reason USB-C can help your devices charge faster is because the cables are designed to carry more power than previous versions of USB, which reached a maximum of 7.5W. Beyond the physical design of the cables, USB-C also supports USB Power Delivery which significantly improves charging rates.