iPhone 5 features new Lightning connector and cables

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In key with rumors that have circulated in the past month, the iPhone 5 featured an all-new smaller dock connector.

The new port features an 8-signal design, adaptive interface, improved durability.

It is also reversible and 80% smaller than the previous model.

Credit: Apple

As for old equipment, the company is already working on adapters but didn’t give further details.

A direct plug adapter that costs $29 and another one incorporating a short cable for $39 are available for sale in the Apple Store.