Apple to Include Lightning to 3.5mm Adapter With iPhone 7, Not Lightning EarPods?

Apple to Include Lightning to 3.5mm Adapter With iPhone 7, Not Lightning EarPods?

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Apple is reportedly planning to include a Lightning to 3.5 mm adapter with the iPhone 7 rather than releasing a new pair of Lightning EarPods, reports Deutsche Bank.

The prediction comes via research note in which Deutsche Bank analysts reveal what they are expecting from the iPhone 7 based on supply chain checks.

Here's a look at what they are anticipating:
● A “Plus” model with a dual-camera for better zoom and 3GB of RAM
● A standard model with an improved camera and optical image stabilisation
● Better sound, possibly stereo sound
● “Professional class water-proofing
● A home button that uses motors to simulate a click, which would last longer than the current home button
● A new colour, so there’s a version that looks different than current iPhones
● The elimination of the 3.5mm headphone jack, as has been discussed endlessly. Headphones will instead plug in through Apple’s lightning charging port
● Deutsche Bank expects Apple to include a Lightning-to-audio dongle with the iPhone 7, not a pair of Lightning headphones

This isn't the first time we've heard that Apple plans to ship the iPhone 7 with an adapter rather than Lightning headphones. Back in June, Macotakara made the same prediction.

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[via Business Insider]


Apple to Include Lightning to 3.5mm Adapter With iPhone 7, Not Lightning EarPods?
hamood_d10 - July 26, 2016 at 11:22am
This is shitty WTF , if iphone 7 like that f*** it i will not buy it
beefriendly_g6 - July 26, 2016 at 2:26pm
I wouldn't say shitty because we do t k ow if this is the final look or if it will really happen, but knew thing's for sure is we live in a world with wireless Bluetooth headphones. Why can't you just do that!?
mcoid - July 24, 2016 at 10:26am
If apple does this shit to its upcoming product. YOU ARE GOING TO BE CLOSED FOREVER. Apple is purposely irritating its customers, "Nothing lasts forever" - Avengers - Age of Ultron.
. - July 24, 2016 at 11:43am
What do you mean we're going to be closed? Nothing will last forever unless there is a way that's going to happen. I don't see how this could irritate customers. If people don't like this, they can just use wireless headphones, plus it's also mentioned apple is making it, just not mentioned here.
SayingWhatEveryonesThinking - July 23, 2016 at 8:45am
I charge while using headphones all the time. Why would they do this...water proofing - too much of a sacrifice.
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