New Lightning Dock Connector Can Reportedly Host USB Devices

Posted September 14, 2012 at 3:47pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 10787 views

Apple's new smaller dock connector, Lightning, is capable of hosting USB devices, reports Macotakara.

Since old Dock connector regulation supports 3types of accessories as charging, serial and device, new Lightning supports additionally hosting USB devices.

Until Lightning debut, only iPad had USB device hosting Camera Connection Kit, now iPhone 5 and iPod touch (5th generation) will get new type of accessories.


Apple has also confirmed that it will be offering Lightning to HDMI and Lightning to VGA adapters for those needing video out capabilities.

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Juta14x - September 14, 2012 at 6:09pm
This is something good to hear.
matg - September 14, 2012 at 4:21pm
Lightning to Thunderbolt please!
NoGoodNick - September 14, 2012 at 4:18pm
Don't know what this means? That the iTouch can now connect to your camera, or that mabye we'll eventually be able to attach a USB drive to our iPhone? (One is mostly worthless, while the other is too much to believe.)
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