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For its new iPhone, which shall be on sale in a couple of days, Apple has complied with European directives regarding the USB-C charger.

By IM with AFP

iPhone 15 features Europe's universal USB-C charging port for all smartphones, tablets and cameras.
iPhone 15 options Europe’s common USB-C charging port for all smartphones, tablets and cameras.

LThe new iPhone has arrived. Well virtually. Apple unveiled 4 new fashions on Tuesday September 12 throughout its Keynote, the occasion throughout which the American large additionally revealed all the information regarding these gadgets, in addition to the worth. Main novelty? The common charging port referred to as “USB-C”. “USB-C has become the universally accepted standard,” acknowledged Kaiann Drance, a vice chairman of the Californian group, throughout the annual advertising and marketing occasion.

The common port is not the sort of technological innovation Apple likes to promote, however a Brussels legislation requires electronics makers to equip all new smartphones, tablets and cameras with a USB port. C by the finish of 2024. And “now the same cable can charge your Mac (computer), your iPad (tablet), your iPhone and even your second generation AirPods pro (wireless headphones),” added Kaiann Drance . “If the battery in your AirPods is too low, or that of your Apple Watch (watch), you can charge them directly from your iPhone”.

READ ALSOAirTag: the Apple innovation that enables you to monitor ladiesThe leaders of the Apple model unveiled 4 new iPhones on Tuesday with, like yearly, brighter screens, extra subtle lenses and extra superior computing capabilities. The base mannequin, the iPhone 15, shall be bought from 800 {dollars} (round 745 euros), the identical worth as the iPhone 14 offered a 12 months in the past.

The new Apple Watch additionally revealed

They additionally gave many technical particulars on the new watch, the Apple Watch Series 9, whose battery lasts longer and which is “our first neutral product in terms of carbon emissions”, assured Lisa Jackson, vice-president chargeable for the Environment inside the firm.

Integrating the USB-C port extra extensively represents a small revolution for Apple’s ecosystem of services, which is tough to combine with different programs.

Two years in the past, when the European textual content was beneath dialogue, the American group tried to oppose it by arguing that its “Lightning” know-how already outfitted greater than a billion gadgets round the world and that the new regulation would “stifle innovation”, and even “harm consumers”.

READ ALSOApple ordered to withdraw iPhone 12 from sale due to “dangerous waves”For the European Union, on the opposite, it’s about making their lives simpler and decreasing the amount of digital waste created as chargers grow to be out of date.

“The common charger is common sense, and it is within reach,” European Commissioner Thierry Breton welcomed Tuesday in a press release despatched to AFP. The measure is anticipated to save European customers 250 million euros every year.