According to rumors, Apple will refuse headphone jack in the next iPhone
Japanese site Mac Otakara published unconfirmed reports that at the seventh series next iPhone will not be a headphone jack.IPhone develop toward reducing the thickness, and the connector to plug in the 3.5 mm is the international standard – so it impedes the process of miniaturization. Transfer music can take Bluetooth and Lightning. Japanese source claims that the new connector Lightning will be the same size as the current one, will support special headphones, and have the converter from digital to analog, to him it was possible to use an adapter on standard headphones. It is expected that the 7th iPhone is a millimeter thinner than the current flagship of Apple, iPhone 6s with its 7.1 mm. the sixth generation iPod touch will also be a thickness of about 6.1 mm, but the headphone jack him promise to keep. To support the new standard Apple reportedly will release a new version of the branded headphones EarPods, with connector Lightning. It is interesting that Apple in the summer of last year released the specifications for the program MFi, which allowed third-party manufacturers to produce headphones, connect the cable Lightning. Can not say that manufacturers enthusiastically began to rivet such equipment – for example, Philips has released 14 months only two models of headphones with the jack.
You believe the rumors or not – a private matter. But there are examples of deliverance smartphone from a standard plug for headphones. The Chinese manufacturer Oppo has released the thinnest smartphone in the world: Oppo R5 has a thickness ofjust 4.85 mm. Listen to music with it is possible through the microUSB-adapter or via Bluetooth. Connector Lightning was presented during a special Apple event to the media September 12, 2012. He became more compact replacement for previously used the 30-pin connector. Connector allows you to transmit only digital signals. Unlike the 30-pin connector may be inserted into the two sides.