OREANDA-NEWS  The basis for a common standard will be the USB-C connector which is used in most modern smartphones. At the same time, Apple may suffer from such a decision because it continues to use the Lightning connector. 

The company insists that a one-stop solution could hurt technology development and create a ton of e-waste after consumers are forced to switch to new chargers. 

Another attempt to oblige manufacturers to use a universal connector may be made as early as September 2021. The European Commission has been striving for a common smartphone charger for over 10 years. 

So, the new generation of iPhone, the presentation of which is scheduled for 2021, may lose the wired connector. Сustomers are encouraged to purchase the MagSafe magnetic wireless charger  to charge the phone.