Apple Launched Lighting 30-pin Adapter For iPhone 5 For Sale
Apple had to release iPhone 5 lighting to 30-pin adapter, the familiar format of micro-USB and you buy it right now. The fact is that last year, the European Union adopted a law that every phone must support this standard.
The new Apple dock connector adapter is already available in online stores in Britain and France. Due to Chinese manufacturers and dealers, most likely, this Apple accessory appear in other countries.
The new 8-pin Lighting dock connector replaces its bulky 30-pin predecessor, appeared during the first iPod. Apple states that the speed of the new type of connector increased. However the technology will still be based on USB 2.0, not 3.0. Apple did not create the port to support more modern interface, as this would require major changes to the hardware on the iPhone 5 and the associated costs.
Lighting has high durability and reliability. According to Apple, Lighting cable will tear and fray much less than its predecessor. The new interface pursues more aesthetic rather than technical objectives: it saves space inside the iPhone and iPod, and better suitable for the design and features of iPhone 5, iPod Touch 5G and iPod Nano.
So you can now buy iPhone 5 Lighting to 30-pin adapter for $ 24.99 on Apple official site and it is not cheap as for very tiny adapter. In addition, it is no matter which side of the Lighting adapter is inserted in the connector. This is certainly convenient for most users. Apple engineers believe that the strategic advantages of using this connector justify temporary difficulties, which will go to it.
Apple also announced that the new Lightning to 30-pin adapter will be available now and the usual accessories for iPhone – adapters for HDMI and VGA. And the old adapter doesn’t work with this kind of iPhone 5 accessory. Video streaming is not supported on iPhone 5 Lightning to 30-pin converter which is really sad.