New Mini Dock Connector vs. Micro USB [Photo]

Posted September 8, 2012 at 3:52pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 21585 views

New photos of Apple's alleged mini dock connector cable compared to a micro USB cable show that the two connectors are almost identical in size. Apple is expected to debut the connector with the iPhone 5.

Besides being smaller, it reportedly lacks a required orientation allowing you to insert the connector without worrying about which side is right side up.

The new connector has eight visible and likely uses the frame as a ninth grounding pin.

Apple will offer dock connector adapters for those who want to use their old accessories with their new device.

Take a look below...

[via Nowhereelse]

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aussiehits - September 10, 2012 at 12:22pm - new legal highs!
Anonymous - September 9, 2012 at 2:52pm
People just really like to bitch and complain don't they? Don't like the design or the phone go use a piece of shit Android. Stop bitching here.
unklbyl - September 9, 2012 at 7:43am
At least the OTHER end didn't change any, which would require me to buy another adapter for my computer, or worse yet, buy another computer! Maybe that is being saved for the iphone 7. Ya know, can only sync with an apple computr via cyberlink.
Wizzp - September 9, 2012 at 7:05am
Time to look at moving on from apple now.
Gambit86 - September 9, 2012 at 4:43am
To all the naysayers of this u obviously have no knowledge on the inner workings and layouts of these devices, the existing connector is old outdated technology, most of the existing pins on the 4 and 4S no longer serve any purpose. The space being saved by this new connector is also going to offer a much improved loud speaker so we can all hear how important u think u are while on speaker phone. It has nothing to do with $ on accessories, their will be plenty of knock offs ready available for all u cheap skate whiners
sh - September 9, 2012 at 10:47am
Most of us are questioning why it's not micro-usb. Not why it's smaller...
King - September 9, 2012 at 3:15pm
@Sh, New technology nigga
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