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Official Lightning to HDMI and VGA adapter cables will be available "in the coming months", says Apple

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Official Lightning to HDMI and VGA adapter cables will be available
Apple already listed four adapters that will help the transition from the new Lightning connector at the bottom of the iPhone 5, which you can see in the slideshow below, but there will be more, it seems.

Official Lightning to HDMI and Lightning to VGA adapters "will be available in the coming months", an Apple spokesperson confirmed, so you shouldn't worry too much that the Lightning to 30-pin adapter has no video-out, for instance.

As for pricing, it's anyone's guess, but considering that the regular Lightning to USB cable costs $19, these could be at least $29 when they hit stores later this year.






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posted on 14 Sep 2012, 04:51

1. eisenbricher (Posts: 971; Member since: 09 Aug 2012)


Sometimes I really feel like praising Apple's strategy. Just think how much money will they make just by selling new adapters and earphones.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 17:30

6. whothisperson (Posts: 102; Member since: 06 May 2012)


You can call it strategy but I call it scumbag move. I'm certain ANY company can design their own connector and sell adapters for it. It's like them creating an 'A' shaped screwdriver then saying you can only put it into your A-hole to screw. (Ref. King of Queens)

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 04:56 3

2. Evil_SaNz (Posts: 258; Member since: 20 Oct 2011)


I heard that will be soon available a bag to carry all the adapters.

iBag: what you want, when you want.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 08:36

4. Fallout09 (Posts: 414; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)


Nice!

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 07:32 1

3. chemhaz (Posts: 160; Member since: 04 May 2012)


You should be able to get them on eBay in a few weeks for a few dollars. The Chineese already bough out the iPhone5 clone before the Aplle so the adapters will be a cakewalk.

posted on 14 Sep 2012, 09:45

5. jibraihimi (Posts: 695; Member since: 29 Nov 2011)


It's really so revolutionary, and changes everything again............... :) :)
C'mon apple how many adapters will you release, can't one cable do it for your device...... Next they will release adapters for the adapters and then more adapters for those adapters, and people will still buy them..............

posted on 15 Sep 2012, 09:37

7. Peter27 (Posts: 233; Member since: 13 Jul 2012)


the best thing ?

even if you have adapter it still does not solve anything because as it was said it will not work because it does not support analog signal which Wifi and audio devices needs.

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