The first USB-C iPhone is here thanks to a mod @Apple @verge
Apple hasn’t created a USB-C iPhone despite years of rumors, but that hasn’t stopped a robotics engineering student from creating one. Ken Pillonel has placed a working USB-C port inside an iPhone X, allowing the phone to charge and transfer data over USB-C instead of Lightning.
Pillonel reverse-engineered Apple’s custom C94 connector, creating his own flexible PCB design that fits inside an iPhone. Pillonel revealed the flexible cable in a final teaser video in October, demonstrating how the iPhone X with USB-C charges and transfers data.
Now a GitHub site has been made to provide the KiCad project if you want to order the PCB yourself. For the moment only the schematic and symbols have been released.
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