Alleged Photo of USB Cable with Smaller Dock Connector Surfaces


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Apr 12, 2001

Earlier this month, photos of what was claimed to be the cable portion of Apple's smaller dock connector surfaced, showing the part next to the traditional USB end of the cable. iLounge now points to a photo of the entire cable, showing what the mini dock plug will look like in its fully-assembled form with cable and strain relief components attached.

The cable contains some text and a scannable code on the USB connector portion of the cable, but those features will almost certainly not be included on the final version of the cable.

Article Link: Alleged Photo of USB Cable with Smaller Dock Connector Surfaces


macrumors 6502a
Jul 27, 2007
Indianapolis, IN
Smaller sync cable = more room for a battery in the nano. Going to need that for all the crazy "apps" that will be available for it. You think the only app is a watch and Nike+?! ;)
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macrumors 68000
Jul 1, 2009
If I did not want to switch from AT&T to Verizon then I would probably upgrade to the next iPhone with AT&T and just sell my 4S. However, I don't want to pay the ETF to AT&T, nor do I want to contract with them for another two years. I think I am going to have to wait it out until next year unless it turns out my FAN discount on the new shared data plans is decent.


macrumors 6502a
Nov 28, 2009
United Kingdom
Looks pretty legit. I'm fairly confident this is the new dock connector. Although I can see it being useful for charging I don't really use the cable for syncing anymore since the iTunes Wifi sync options became available. If maybe they'd have been able to incorporate a thunderbolt interface, I know thats sorta impossible since thunderbolt and USB are not compatible, but it would have been blazing fast.


macrumors 68040
Feb 15, 2010
Boston, MA
I dont like the long white part after the adapter. Kinda like how it was on the older ipod cables before they slimmed it down. they should of slimmed this one down to start since thats kind of the whole reason for the new adapter.