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Apple promise that iPhone 5-compatible HDMI, VGA cables are coming soon

HDMI, VGA adapters coming for the new iPhone 5 says Apple

| Mobile Devices, Tablets & Phones News | Posted: Sep 15, 2012 10:35 am

Apple's iPhone 5 announcement and launch has caused quite the stir, especially with their new, and very annoying Lighting dock connector. People have voiced concerns over the backwards compatibility of the new Lightning to 30-pin adapter, that it wouldn't pass any video, and might not work at all with audio docks.

 

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But, The Verge has reported that Apple is making a Lightning to HDMI, as well as a Lightning to VGA adapter. The Verge quoted an Apple spokesperson, who said they "will be available in the coming months".

 

The problem here is that without these adapters, iPhone 5 owners' only chance of outputting video from the iPhone 5 would be to use AirPlay. The problem that I have is, Apple knew they were working on the new iPhone 5 probably 1-2 years ago, and they would've solidified these plans for the Lightning connector quite a few months ago, if not more, and we're not seeing adapters for a few months on the biggest smartphone launch, ever?

NEWS SOURCES:Macrumors.com

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