EU sets 2024 deadline for Apple and other manufacturers to adopt USB-C connector

The USB-C iPhone is coming in the next two years, but maybe not to the UK. The European Union has set a hard December 28 deadline for phone makers to adopt the USB-C charging standard, but the law only applies to EU countries, the BBC (opens in new tab) reports.

From the December deadline, all new portable electronic devices sold within the EU must use USB-C. This includes mobile phones, tablets, wireless headphones, and portable game consoles.

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