New iPhone 5 May Not Support Video Out Over Lightning Connector?

Posted September 13, 2012 at 4:12pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 12798 views

A new iMore report notes that Apple does not list video out in the technical specifications for the new iPhone 5.

Notably, the iPhone 4S did list support for video out in its technical specifications.

iPhone 5: TV and Video
● AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
● AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV (3rd generation) at up to 1080p and Apple TV (2nd generation) at up to 720p

iPhone 4S: TV and Video
● AirPlay Mirroring to Apple TV support at 720p
● AirPlay video streaming to Apple TV (3rd generation) at up to 1080p and Apple TV (2nd generation) at up to 720p
● Video mirroring and video out support: Up to 1080p with Apple Digital AV Adapter or Apple VGA Adapter (adapters sold separately)
● Video out support at 576p and 480p with Apple Component AV Cable; 576i and 480i with Apple Composite AV Cable (cables sold separately)

Hopefully, Apple plans to release a Lightning to HDMI adapter but at this point it appears the only way to get video out from the new iPhone is to purchase an Apple TV.

Read More [via iMore]


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iSwain - September 13, 2012 at 7:31pm
It never made sense listening to music using speakers whilst charging; cable outta the top and one from the bottom. Designing a phone is always a compromise but I think the majority of possible ways of use this pays dividends.
jack - September 13, 2012 at 5:32pm
having the headphone jack on the bottom actually makes lots of sense considering how a majority of users hold their phone as well as placed in their pocket.
Haha. - September 13, 2012 at 4:15pm
Get over it
ROBERT OLIPGANT - September 13, 2012 at 4:43pm
THE IPHONE FIVE LOOKS NICE BUT I DO NOT LIKE THE IDEA HEADCORN JACK BEING AT THE BOTTOM OF THE HANDSET
Haha. - September 13, 2012 at 6:00pm
Headcorn jack? What's that? Hahahahahahahahahaha
mmc - September 13, 2012 at 8:49pm
Stop yelling
Simon - September 13, 2012 at 8:59pm
What's a headcorn jack?
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