Originally Posted by KC Fish
It was necessary to reduce the overall thickness of the phone. The 30 pin connector wouldn't fit the new chasis. Expect something much smaller.
And that's a good thing. The 30 pin connector never was a great fit. It's too wide and bulky, which creates a lot of pressure on the horizontal axis.
They get that phone any thinner people will be able to chop lines with it.
Sounds like some accessories may no longer work?