Many Apple fans have probably already heard that the sixth generation iPhone will come with a smaller dock connector. It is expected that this docking connector will soon become the standard for manufacturers making accessories and other accessories for Apple mobile products.
In this regard, it will take some time for the assembly lines to meet the new requirements. Until this point, many users of iOS gadgets will need special adapters or adapters that will ensure that the iPhone 5 is compatible with previously purchased accessories.
According to the publication iLounge, Apple will remain the "exclusive supplier" of adapters from a 30-pin connector to a new 8-pin or 9-pin dock connector for some time. According to a source from the Cupertino company, Apple will sell them for $ 10 per unit or $ 29 for a set of three adapters. Apple's new USB cable to connect iPhone 5 to a computer will cost users $ 19.
According to some forecasts, by the end of 2012, Apple plans to sell about 10 million adapters, in which case the sales revenue will reach $ 100 million.