Apple's upcoming iPhone 12 model may be shipped with a new lightning to usb-c cable, including woven fabric reinforcement design. Today, serial leaker l0vetodream shared more pictures that are said to be new designs (the image watermark is from Sina microblog @ ibuick). The cable appears to be in black or white.The latest photo depicts a usb-c to lightning cable, which uses a limited amount of braided wire wrapping to increase strength, rather than the rubber material of the current cable.
Apple never made itiPhoneoriPadWe have released braided wire wrapped cables, but we have sold braided thunderbolt Pro cables andMac ProThe attached black braided lightning cable and the power cable of homepod are made of similar materials.
generally, the braided cable design is more durable than the standard rubber coating, which is due to additional reinforcement measures at the end of the cable head positioning, but from the picture, except for the braided wire material is different, the joint part is similar to the existing apple Lightning turn USB-C cable.
Apple shipped a usb-c to lightning cable for the more advanced Pro iPhone in 2019, which can be used with a usb-c power adapter, while the more affordable iPhone 11 comes with a standard usb-a to lightning cable.