Leaked Video Shows the iPhone 7 Without a Headphone Jack
We’ve known for a while that Apple plans to remove the headphone jack on the next iPhone, and a video that has gotten leaked earlier today seems to confirm that the company is indeed aiming for an all-purpose Lightning connector for the 2016 model.
Basically, what Apple is planning to do is remove the headphone jack and offer just a single Lightning connector that would be used for charging, data transfers, and listening to music. But the biggest question is “why is Apple planning to get rid of the 3.5mm port?”
Previous reports indicated that Apple was considering the removal of the headphone port because it wanted the iPhone 7 to be thinner, and getting rid of the old-school module was the easiest way to do that. And yet, what we’re hearing is that the iPhone 7 will be just 1mm thinner than the current 6s model, so it’s pretty clear that … (read more)