Welcome to the world of iPhone port-adapters! If the TechCrunch independent verification “Apple is working on adding a 19-pin port, replacing the current 30-pin port, to the new iPhone” will be officially confirmed, this will surely fire up iPhone accessory manufacturers –users that have multiple accessories utilizing current 30-pin port standard.
If you’ve been monitoring news and rumors for the development of iPhone 5, sure you’ve thought that the mini-port can be the same new port exposed in several leaked photos and a video earlier. The mini port present on the assembled backplate parts seemed to be close to a Thunderbolt port available on many MacBook devices however accordingly Techcrunch reported “I’ve been told by three independent manufacturers that the pin-out will be different”. Interesting points added were the MagSafe 2 port which bring a more space saving internal components for the device, Apple seemed to be more on this side.
Now, TechCrunch’s three independent manufacturers source all agreed that Apple is already prepping for a 19-pin dock port for the new iPhone. All we can do for now is wait until the new port standard gets official.