Apple may be the exclusive supplier of its new dock adapter

Dan Graziano
BGR News
Apple may be the exclusive supplier of its new dock adapter

Apple (AAPL) will reportedly be the “exclusive initial vendor” of a 9-pin iPhone 5 dock adapter that will allow the smartphone to be compatible with older 30-pin accessories, unnamed sources have told iLounge. Apple’s new “Dock Connector Adapter” reportedly costs $10 when sold separately and $29 when sold in a three-pack, while its new USB cables will sell for $19 each. iLounge’s sources claim that Apple estimates it will sell 10 million Dock Connector Adapters by the end of 2012, generating $100 million in revenue. Apple will announce its next-generation iPhone at a press event on September 12th.

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