More Evidence Show iPhone 6 and new iPads may ship with fully reversible Lightning cable

In the past few days we've been hearing a storm of news and rumors claiming that Apple's next generation iPhone 6 and new iPads may come with a lighting cable variant featuring a reversible connector on the USB side. Today new photos has just surfed showing that the new lightning cable will feature a brand new, smaller and fully reversible USB 3.1 Type-C connector.

According to a new photos published by, , the latest batch of images for the first time depict a bunch of Lightning to USB cables in their retail boxes, serving as the strongest indication yet that the upcoming new iPhones and iPads will most likely ship with the new cable. One publication was even able to verify that iTunes recognized the cable as an officially sanctioned product…
Hold on ! There is something missing in the above pictures, guess what ? Yeah, the Apple logo..

For comparison, here’s the original Lightning to USB cable retail packaging.
In addition to the fully reversible design akin to Apple’s Lightning connector, the USB 3.1 Type-C standard provides hundred watts of power and promises data transfer speeds of up to 10Gbps.

The Type-C receptacle opening measures just 8.4-by-2.6mm, putting it close to the USB 2.0 Micro-B standard in terms of size.

According to the patent abstract, Apple’s take on the reversible USB works with the standard Type A port on any current or future device.
Embodiments can provide reversible or dual orientation USB plug connectors for mating with standard USB receptacle connectors, e.g., a standard Type A USB receptacle connector.
Accordingly, the present invention may be compatible with any current or future electronic device that includes a standard USB receptacle connector.
USB plug connectors according to the present invention can have a 180 degree symmetrical, double orientation design, which enables the plug connector to be inserted into a corresponding receptacle connector in either of two intuitive orientations. Some embodiments of the present invention may be used with or require a non-standard USB receptacle connector.
What do you think guys ? 


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