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The logo of FaceTime is pictured on an Iphone screen in Berlin on January 29, 2019. AFP/Getty Images/Odd Andersen

Apple accessory firms are reportedly currently developing the 2019 iPhone built-in peripherals such as the headset and charger. These companies reportedly confirmed that they’re still working on Lightning ports for these devices. Here’s what we know about the potential iPhone XI release.

According to Mac Otakara’s speculations, Apple has considered switching to USB-C ports for their 2019 devices, but their research and interviews with affiliated Apple peripheral manufacturers say otherwise. These companies reportedly confirmed that they’ll bundle 5W power adapters and Lightning-ported EarPods for upcoming iPhone releases, like the iPhone XI. However, take this with a grain of salt as the report didn’t name these manufacturers and confirm whether or not they are really partnered with Apple.

If this turns out to be true, however, the 5W power adapters are weaker as 18W USB-C chargers for the iPhones are available. While these adapters come in with Lightning ports, these chargers are confirmed to have USB-A adapters with it. Meanwhile, the included EarPods with the package come with the regular Lightning-port Earpods. So far, the manufacturers also revealed none of the upcoming 2019 iPhones and other Apple devices with these package from their talks.

As of now, Apple has yet to announce the full details about the next iPhone generation for this year. As of the past CES 2019, no devices were announced as Apple focuses more on bolstering their existing services on many smart devices. However, many speculations are around talking about Apple’s next move. Potentially, Apple may revive some of their older smartphone series like iPhone SE series. As for their newer releases recently, Apple has been looking back to their previous bigger device designs to create the new generation. While the new designs may sacrifice comfort, these devices can fit in stronger hardware and other additions as Apple doesn’t have to be restrained to constantly minimizing the phone’s size. For now, we’ll have to wait for Apple plans for their new devices, and even talk about any iPhone XI details, for 2019.