To note, currently almost all the latest Android smartphones already use the port USB-C.
This can be seen from the iPhone 13 series which was released last September 2021, still using the Lightning port.
Instead of Android smartphones such as the Vivo X70 Series, Xiaomi 11T Series, Samsung Galaxy Z Fold3, which were previously released, have used the port USB-C.
Nevertheless, Apple has used USB Type-C on its new iPad lineup.
Quoted from GSMArenapopular analyst Ming-Chi Kuo a few days ago said that Apple will use the USB Type-C port on its newest iPhone for 2023.
However, for this year, iPhone still using the Lightning connector.
Quoted from macrumors.comthe switch from Lightning connector to USB-C because it follows legal requirements that will be applied in Europe.