Since the first model debuted in 2007, the iPhone, like other devices, equipped with 3.5 mm audio Jack for wired headsets. However, apparently, the iPhone 6s may be the last with this type of connection. As announced separately two resources anzhuo.cn and feng.com citing its own sources at Apple, the company intends to remove from the iPhone 7 traditional headphone Jack, replacing it with a universal port.
November 28, 2015 media first reported that Apple plans to remove from the new iPhone 3.5-mm audiojack. On the body next smartphone, which supposedly will debut in the fall, there will be only one Lightning universal connector, it will be used including for audio output.
“A source at Apple confirmed that the company decided not to use the 3.5 mm headphone Jack in the next iPhone, replacing it with a wireless headset,” writes Anzhuo.
“Apple really has no plans to use the standard audio Jack on Apple’s next iPhone. This year the company will complete iPhone wireless headphones Bluetooth,” notes Feng.
This means that without special adapter to connect headphones with a traditional plug “mini-Jack” to the new iPhone, which will surely upset those who don’t want to limit yourself to a standard headset. The good news is that Apple will equip the gadget its own wireless headphones.
Of course, the market probably will react quickly, and is compatible with iPhone models of headphones will appear in the range of all leading brands of audio equipment, the more that models with a Lightning connection already present in the model series of companies such as Philips, Sony, and Harman. However, at first consumers will likely still have to put up with limited choices and high prices.
Source : anzhuo.cn and feng.com