iPhone 7 without a HeadPhone Jack
Another iPhone might drop the standard 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of Lightning-based headset, according to a new gossip. Picked up by the ever reliable 9to5Mac, it reports that “Apple intends to eliminate the 3.5mm headphone interface from the upcoming iPhone 7, helping to achieve a ‘more than 1mm’ reduction in depth compared to the iPhone 6S. Instead, iPhone owners will have to use an all in one Lightning connector, according to a “trusted source” cited by Japanese site Mac Otakara.
From that point onwards Apple would also require third-party wired headphone manufacturers to bundle Lightning adaptors with its 3.5mm headphones or make them Lightning port simply to acquire Apple MFi certification. The new iPhone should come with Lightning-established EarPods, and can support third-party Bluetooth and Lightning -established headphones.
It is crucial that Apple wouldn’t be the first smartphone maker to drop the headphone jack– the first Android-based, the HTC G1 smartphone, additionally sent without a headphone jack.
So iPhone devotees will soon be doubly angry. Will their present Apple earphones no longer operate using the brand new iPhone, but virtually no present headset will work.
For those against the move, Apple would likewise have the ability to point out Apple might even update the AirPlay specification to create a higher quality Bluetooth choice and that Bluetooth headphones would not be affected. Yet another possible win.
Not to mention, the rumor also says Apple is intending to release its Lightning-equipped EarPods, which would probably ship with the iPhone 7 and presumably be sold individually, as well.
iPhone 7 will be launched without HeadPhone jack ?