1. iMore.com's Avatar
    A new rumor is once again claiming that Apple will ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7.

    Full story from the iMore Blog...
    01-07-2016 05:22 PM
  2. Ricktye's Avatar
    Yeah, not sure why they would want to stay with the industry standard, especially when everyone has expensive headphones with that plug? Yup, real smart....
    01-07-2016 08:52 PM
  3. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Yeah, not sure why they would want to stay with the industry standard, especially when everyone has expensive headphones with that plug? Yup, real smart....
    I'm sure it'll come with some sort of adapter that plugs into the Lightning port, much like the MacBook's USB-C port.
    01-07-2016 09:06 PM
  4. Ricktye's Avatar
    I'm sure it'll come with some sort of adapter that plugs into the Lightning port, much like the MacBook's USB-C port.
    Well won't that be just a pain! And what benefit will the general public derive from an odd sized Apple plug or having to use an adapter? Yeah, that's sorta what I thought...... Nothing! LOL. Would Apple really be that dumb? I would hope not!
    01-07-2016 09:15 PM
  5. Rob Phillips's Avatar
    Well won't that be just a pain! And what benefit will the general public derive from an odd sized Apple plug or having to use an adapter? Yeah, that's sorta what I thought...... Nothing! LOL. Would Apple really be that dumb? I would hope not!
    It's not unlike what they did with the MacBook. Everything is a give and a take though. Removing the headphone jack allows them to utilize that space for other components (i.e. battery) or a smaller bezel. I'm not saying I agree with it but I'll get used to it just like everything else. The iPhone is way too popular an audio device for them to make listening with headphones too inconvenient.
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    01-07-2016 09:20 PM
  6. Ricktye's Avatar
    It's not unlike what they did with the MacBook. Everything is a give and a take though. Removing the headphone jack allows them to utilize that space for other components (i.e. battery) or a smaller bezel. I'm not saying I agree with it but I'll get used to it just like everything else. The iPhone is way too popular an audio device for them to make listening with headphones too inconvenient.
    Like I said earlier, they do it while running the risk of ticking a lot of users off. Typical? Maybe...
    01-07-2016 09:23 PM
  7. Bane310's Avatar
    Change is inevitable I knew this day would come sooner or later as 3.5 mm jack is rather old tech , ehhh it sucks but what can you do but embrace it lol.
    01-10-2016 12:49 PM
  8. Highrisedrifter's Avatar
    My biggest hope is that in doing so, they don't make the phone any thinner than it already is. I actually think the iPhone 6 is somewhat slippery in my big spade-claw hands and I have to put a bigger case on it just to be able to grip it properly...
    01-10-2016 01:23 PM
  9. iwoodland's Avatar
    I think it's a great idea! And I hope the iPhone is much thinner!! With wireless charging and Bluetooth earphones, this isn't a problem!
    01-10-2016 01:41 PM
  10. EdwardSmith36's Avatar
    I'm damn sure that 3.5mm headphone jack will be available soon.
    01-11-2016 08:12 AM

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