Lightning lost out to USB-C for universal adoption. This was despite the fact that it offered more versatility and performance than Lightning

Apple's iPhone 5 was introduced 10 years ago in September 2012. It was the most powerful iPhone ever

and also the largest design change for iPhones. There was more.

The Lightning Port has stood the test of time. Apple announced that it would switch from the 30-pin connector

to Lightning, which is smaller and more reversible, and was called by Phil Shiller, executive,

All Apple iPhones and all AirPods wireless headphones, AirPods Max headphones and older iPads Pro and iPad Mini

as well as all AirPods Max earbuds and AirPods Max headphones use the Lightning port.