September 29, 2022

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The European Union rejects Apple's justification for not adopting the USB-C standard

The European Union rejects Apple’s justification for not adopting the USB-C standard

European Union (EU) It plans to require manufacturers trading on the continent to adopt a standard For connectors of mobile phones, tablets and other electronic products.

NS The block suggested that all devices should have a USB-C port, present in most Android phones released in recent years. The idea is facing resistance from An apple, which uses Lightning technology on iPhones.

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Apple continues to struggle to try to convince the European Union that adopting a single standard may not be a good idea. The Apple is the only one having problems with the new rules, since the vast majority of OEMs using Android are already on USB-C.

in your argument, Apple claimed it Forcing companies to switch to USB-C will stifle technological innovation. soh, now, The European Union responded to the point raised by the US company with a statement that contradicts this assertion.

According to the response European UnionAnd The new adoption of USB-C as a standard will not stifle manufacturers’ innovation in any wayBecause if something better happens, Nothing will stop companies from developing for a new model.

In a recent interview, deputy head of the bloc’s Consumer Protection Committee, Anna Cavazzini, said the proposal leaves the door open for a different standard to be adopted in the future.