Ming Chi Ko: iPhone 8 will include a Lightning port and USB-C for fast charging

In a new statement, KGI Securities analyst Min Chi Ko claims that all three options for the upcoming iPhone 8

continue to use the Lightning connector. At the same time, the device will support USB Power Delivery for faster charging.

This means that the charger will haveUSB-C port, and the smartphone will be equipped with a USB-C — Lightning cable. Apple intends to get power management chips from TI, while Cypress will provide chips to support USB-PD.

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Yesterday's WSJ post suggestingthe use of the USB-C port in the iPhone 8 has caused some controversy. However, continued use of Lightning along with support for USB-C Power Delivery would be the most profitable move for Apple. It would also make it possible to connect the iPhone to the MacBook 2016 without using a connector or adapter. Popular Android smartphones, including the Google Pixel and Nexus 5X / 6P, already support USB-PD.

Co also said that the premium version of the iPhone 8 will charge even faster thanks to a dual battery.

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Iphone 7 and 7 Plus have no technologyfast recharging, whereas nowadays this feature is available even in budget Android smartphones. On paper, fast charging support may not look very impressive, but in reality it can easily change user habits regarding charging and using a smartphone. In addition to fast charging, all three iPhone options will also include wireless power.

All three models will receive a new design entirely fromglass, and the premium version is a ceramic case and a curved OLED display without a frame. In addition, according to the latest information, the iPhone 8 will be equipped with an improved front camera with three-dimensional face recognition.