Reuters looks to confirm circulating rumors and anticipations that Apple will be moving from the traditional 30-pin dock connector to a smaller sized nineteen-pin variation for its subsequent generation iPhone:
The iPhone 5, Apple’s following generation iPhone expected to go on sale all around Oct, will appear with a nineteen-pin connector port at the bottom rather of the proprietary thirty-pin port “to make room for the earphone transferring to the bottom”, two sources common with the make a difference informed Reuters.
Reuters also looks to verify that the headphone jack of the new iPhone will transfer to the bottom of the unit, as demonstrated right here:
This picture displays the new dock-connector and headphone jack area (proper) as in contrast to the currently delivery iPhone 4S (still left).
Reuters notes this will symbolize a huge possibility for accent manufacturers as clients upgrade their active components to new nineteen-pin appropriate kinds. Apple introduced the authentic 30-pin dock connector with the third generation iPod in 2003. Subsequent iPods, iPhones and iPads have delivered with the port and resulted in a huge ecosystem of appropriate accessories. The first record that Apple would be swapping their dock connector with a miniaturized one particular arrived in February 2012 from iMore.