AirPods cases with USB-C could be in the cards for 2023

Emma Roth

The Verge


AirPods cases with USB-C could be in the cards for 2023

AirPods could come with a charging case that supports USB-C in 2023, according to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. It doesn’t look like we should expect USB-C on the AirPods Pro 2 that Apple’s expected to launch later this year, though, as Kuo still believes the case may still feature a Lightning port.

Adding a USB-C port to the AirPods case would be less convenient if you like to swap charging cables with a current iPhone, but would make them more compatible with everything else. It also saves you from going through the trouble of sawing into your existing case and then replacing the Lightning port with USB-C, like this modder did.

I predict Apple will launch USB-C-capable charging cases for all AirPods models in 2023. However, the...

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