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Mini Dock Connector Features Metal Ring for MagSafe-Like Functionality? [Photo]

Mini Dock Connector Features Metal Ring for MagSafe-Like Functionality? [Photo]

Posted August 8, 2012 at 4:44pm by iClarified · 19130 views
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A new photo of the mini dock connector port shows a metal ring that may function as a magnetic attachment mechanism.

iLounge recently reported that the "new connector will feature other design innovations, potentially including the ability to be connected to docks and cables in either orientation (like MagSafe)."

Nowehereelse.fr today posted the photo seen below that shows a metal ring on the inside of the port appearing to corroborate this prediction.

References in iOS 6 may have revealed that the mini dock connector has 9 pins as opposed to 19 or 8 as previously thought.

Take a look...

Read More [via MacRumors]


Mini Dock Connector Features Metal Ring for MagSafe-Like Functionality? [Photo]
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BrandonFuckingM
BrandonFuckingM - August 10, 2012 at 3:42pm
Is it just me who has an issue with the iPhone/ iPod syncing cables where they break on the ends and eventually just stop working.. Why don't they fix this?
Pegasos
Pegasos - August 10, 2012 at 1:23pm
What signals we have in 9 prins connector? For USB 4 pins,an other 5 for audio ,device detection and video signals?
Russell
Russell - August 9, 2012 at 1:50am
Great, another magnet to f'up the magnetic strip on your credit cards.
CrossedEyes
CrossedEyes - August 9, 2012 at 1:41am
Wait a minute! I can't believe my crossed eyes. Isn't the mocked up iPhone 5 wider than the 4/4s?
Russell
Russell - August 9, 2012 at 1:51am
Are they copying Samsung?
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