Apple's New Mini-Dock Connector Leaked? [Photos]

Posted August 10, 2012 at 7:24pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 15990 views

Photos of the much rumored new mini-dock connector have surfaced on The site says its unable to verify the authenticity of the part; however, it lines up with previous reports from iLounge and 9to5Mac.

iLounge had indicated that the connector has 8 pins while 9to5Mac found evidence in iOS of a 9-pin connector. The images show a connector with 8 pins; however, when adding the frame as a grounding pin you get 9 total.

Take a look at the images below!

Read More [via MacRumors]

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Justabrake - August 11, 2012 at 5:45am
I thought all phone manufacturers were going to conform to one size
Stuart - August 10, 2012 at 9:17pm
With a 9 pin connector it wouldn't have been reversible with a plug in type... Go maths! USB pictured is most likely the other end. It's a shame they didn't go for micro USB, I believe that the eu was trying to get phone makers to agree on a standardised port, makes a lot of sense.
ken - August 10, 2012 at 9:02pm
why show the new dock connector next to a usb connector? they should show it next to the old 30-pin dock connector.
Robot - August 11, 2012 at 5:06am
It was showing the other end of the connector that goes into the computer not comparing its size.
Justabrake - August 10, 2012 at 8:55pm
Apple is cheap when it comes to hiring long term employees
Adam - August 10, 2012 at 9:13pm
Back up your statements with facts. The temp agencies they hire have short term employees, not Apple
Justabrake - August 10, 2012 at 9:21pm
If you read how they hired engineers outside to get this smaller connector to work and all of there outsourcing of specially jobs Then you'd understand they don't like too many specialty employees
Hitler had a droid - August 10, 2012 at 7:34pm
Shut up and take my money!
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