1. steven2014's Avatar
    Sorry if there is already a thread on this but I was wondering for those lucky people already with their 7, is there any difference in music quality via the lightning port compared to the 3.5mm headphone jack?
    09-21-2016 01:44 PM
  2. firstborn80's Avatar
    I haven't noticed any difference on my 7 plus.
    09-21-2016 01:49 PM
  3. AustinIllini's Avatar
    It's exactly the same.
    09-21-2016 02:01 PM
  4. BenitoC's Avatar
    No difference that I can ascertain.
    09-21-2016 02:04 PM
  5. aidmyaim's Avatar
    No difference that I can tell.
    09-21-2016 02:49 PM
  6. Madscotsman's Avatar
    Sounds the same to me
    09-21-2016 04:19 PM
  7. Evilguppy's Avatar
    Sounds good to me, I hear no issues.
    09-21-2016 04:21 PM
  8. AndrewMelder's Avatar
    PocketNow did some good videos specifically on the headphone output through the adapter against the 6s. In short: technically slightly lower quality but users won't be able to tell.


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    09-21-2016 07:19 PM
  9. jenmeow78's Avatar
    Even sounded good with the doggle
    09-21-2016 07:28 PM
  10. applefan4515's Avatar
    I just used mine for the first time. Sounded the same. All controls worked flawlessly
    09-22-2016 04:28 PM
  11. AustinIllini's Avatar
    I just used mine for the first time. Sounded the same. All controls worked flawlessly
    My controls occasionally quit. That being said, the sound is fine.
    09-22-2016 04:55 PM
  12. Rocket_Girl's Avatar
    My controls occasionally quit. That being said, the sound is fine.
    Same. Sounds great. Inline controls work intermittently. Bose noise-canceling earbuds.
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    09-24-2016 08:15 AM
  13. Just_Me_D's Avatar
    PocketNow did some good videos specifically on the headphone output through the adapter against the 6s. In short: technically slightly lower quality but users won't be able to tell.


    The video was excellent, and the reviewer was quite knowledgeable about audio. Still, to people who are not audiophiles or are obsessed with Apple's courage statement, the difference in audio quality will be undetected. Anyway, thanks for sharing the video...
    09-24-2016 08:41 AM
  14. BenitoC's Avatar
    I had absolutely no problems with the controls for the lightning today while using them for 3 hours. iOS 10.0.2 installed.
    09-24-2016 04:45 PM
  15. anon(9733642)'s Avatar
    I don't use them for music only talking really as pace back and forth on business calls. Probably my imagination but I feel it's a better connection. Probably my habit of spinning the cord on the 3.5mm ones though.
    09-24-2016 04:59 PM

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