Here’s another one from the rumor mills that are busy churning out specs that Apple loyalists may probably witness when the iPhone 7 is unveiled at the company’s annual fall event. And as we know for a fact, a note from KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo revealed that the work on the flagship device is on schedule.
So, there have been whispers about Apple wanting to do away with the 3.5mm headphone jack for a long time now. The elimination of the jack will give the company the liberty to push boundaries when it comes to the sleekness of the device. Word has it that replacing the jack would mean shaving off 1mm thickness from the current iPhone models, which would make the upcoming handset the thinnest iPhone ever.
As per report on Chinese website Anzhuo, the handset is said to be arriving with wireless headphones. So, the iPhone may make it on the scene bundled with wireless airpods and since Apple acquired Beats, fans can indulge in the option to have a wireless Beats headphones as an add on to pair with their device.
As noted by 9to5 Mac, Apple has been producing it all — 3.5mm, Lightning as well as wireless headphones through Beats.
Earlier reports suggested that ditching the headphone jack could mean Apple will be replacing it with an in the all-in-one Lightning connector. The rumors found root in Apple’s interest towards Lightning-enabled headphones. It was at the “Designing Accessories for iOS and OS X” session in 2014 at WWDC where many tech-aficionados picked up hints at the company turning towards Lightning-enabled headphones.
Radical changes on the internals as well as in the design are expected for the iPhone 7 as well as a new addition to the lineup in its Mini avatar.
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