1. scottdoc718's Avatar
    Did we learn if the new iphone 4 can use the same charging/usb cord as the 3G/3GS? Its probably the same, I'd guess.
    06-18-2010 01:55 PM
  2. lungho's Avatar
    I can't find any info to confirm however it does look to be the same. Besides, it wouldn't make much since to change the form factor. This would drive up the cost of the phone.....i.e. slimmer profit margin for Apple.
    06-18-2010 02:00 PM
  3. fresh1's Avatar
    I think it will be very similiar to 3G/3GS models.




    Fresh1
    06-18-2010 02:56 PM
  4. Behshad's Avatar
    it will be the exact same connector
    06-18-2010 02:58 PM
  5. Ivoryplum's Avatar
    Well hopefully they improved the quality of them.
    Obviously don't want them to change the connector again, so we'd have to buy new accessories.
    06-18-2010 03:58 PM
  6. Jellotime91's Avatar
    We know the connector is obviously the exact same, and they're not going to do something other than USB, and it's a phone so it needs to come with AC adapter.

    Their hands are tied, it'll be the same. Imagine if it had a power brick? Hahaha
    06-18-2010 04:04 PM
  7. Behshad's Avatar
    I once read that one of the reasons all the 4 generations of iPhone are similiar in size and looks are mainly cause of all the charger/clock/docks in thousands of hotels and motels across the world......
    06-18-2010 04:14 PM
  8. Jellotime91's Avatar
    I once read that one of the reasons all the 4 generations of iPhone are similiar in size and looks are mainly cause of all the charger/clock/docks in thousands of hotels and motels across the world......
    Well that does make sense. If they did a keyboard slider it would have to be razer thin, and then it could have build quality issues and the keyboard would just suck. If they did a flip phone, again same issue. So yeah I guess they are stuck with the slate form factor, but I think it's the best anyway. No moving parts FTW!
    06-18-2010 04:18 PM
  9. Ivoryplum's Avatar
    Imagine if it had a power brick? Hahaha
    Hahaha, that'd be so hilarious.
    06-18-2010 04:21 PM
  10. thebrain2u's Avatar
    I once read that one of the reasons all the 4 generations of iPhone are similiar in size and looks are mainly cause of all the charger/clock/docks in thousands of hotels and motels across the world......
    On the other hand, it would be incentive to change the size a bit. Imagine, replacing all those old docks with new ones. PROFIT. Although, I imagine most of the docks in the hotels to have the removable plates, so they can just buy new adapters.
    06-18-2010 05:30 PM
  11. pendragyn's Avatar
    When I was ordering mine I overheard one of the salespeople at the AT&T store say that the only accessory that won't work with the new phone is the case. But that didn't make sense to me. I would think the screen protector would also be different. If for nothing else than the front facing camera.
    06-18-2010 05:47 PM
  12. combatdoc's Avatar
    When I was ordering mine I overheard one of the salespeople at the AT&T store say that the only accessory that won't work with the new phone is the case. But that didn't make sense to me. I would think the screen protector would also be different. If for nothing else than the front facing camera.
    Screen protector would be different, but remember the "official" line is that new iOS devices don't need screen protectors.
    06-18-2010 07:12 PM
  13. Rusty Shackelford#IM's Avatar
    Perhaps the only thing "new" about the charging/sync cable will be USB 3.0 compatibility? Maybe?

    It would decrease charging time when connected to your computer/laptop + faster transfer rates. I've never cared for the proprietary connection, but if it worked on USB 3.0, I might warm up to it.
    06-18-2010 07:30 PM
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