Can non-Apple USB cables really be used on the iPhone 15?

 Can non-Apple USB cables really be used on the iPhone 15?

The most significant change in the iPhone 15, the latest series of iPhones, is the replacement of the Lightning port by USB-C. However, since last week, the phones of the series have been officially available in the Apple Store.

But one question still lingers in the minds of many: Will the old USB-C cables work with the new flagship lineup? Apple has introduced USB-C, a global standard used for charging, syncing data, and playing video and audio.

Even the company itself has mentioned that the iPhone can be charged through a USB-C cable and power adapter made of the USB-C standard. "Such cables and power adapters are widely available from Apple and other manufacturers," Apple said.

According to which, other USB-C cables can also be used in iPhone 15 series smartphones. In this way, you don't need a cable made by Apple on the iPhone 15.

Before the iPhone 15 was announced last week, a topic related to the connectivity features of the iPhone 15 series became very popular. According to the rumor, Apple will not allow users to use third-party USB-C cables.

Such rumors gained strength when the company actively encouraged its users to buy only Apple-made accessories. According to Apple Insider, most of the USB-C accessories you already have can be connected to the iPhone 15 to connect various devices.

For example you can connect a camera to capture footage, a microphone for better quality audio. Not only this, devices such as wired gaming controllers, displays, storage devices, wired headphones, carplay in vehicles, Ethernet adapters, card readers can also be connected to the iPhone 15 through a USB cable.

iPhone 15 and 15 Plus have a USB 2.0 Type C port that can transfer 480 Mbps data. Similarly, the iPhone 15 Pro and 15 Pro Max have a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port with a capacity of 10 Gbps. All these models have the ability to support fast charging of 20 watts, even up to 27 watts through the USB PD adapter.

In this way, iPhone users. Lightning and USB-C Beach won't have much of a difference in usability. Although the port is of different size, its capacity is almost the same. The USB 3.3 Gen 2 in the Pro model has increased the data transfer speed. For example, this port can record 60Hz 4K ProRes video directly to an external SSD.