USB-C is already used in other Apple products like MacBooks and iPads. It’s also common in Android phones, gaming consoles, and PC monitors. Now, it’s coming to the iPhone.
Per the new law in the European Union, all phones sold in its member countries must use USB-C for charging. Since then, Apple has acknowledged that it will it will bring USB-C ports to the iPhone. In so doing, USB-C will be mandatory for phones sold in the EU by 2024.
The Lightning connector, which was introduced with the iPhone 5, has been the standard port for all recent iPhone models.