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Apple EarPods pictured with Lightning connector?

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Apple EarPods pictured with Lightning connector?
Late last month, we passed along a series of photographs that showed off a pair of Apple's EarPodssporting a Lightning connector. Today, more pictures in that vein have been discovered on Weibo, The importance of the images is that they are supposed to confirm that the 3.5mm earphone jacks on the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus have been removed.

This is one of the earliest rumors that was disseminated about the next iteration of the iPhone, along with the possibility that the phone will be given an IP certification for water resistance. Since then, there have been reports claiming that the 3.5mm jack has been removed, followed by other reports claiming that the jack is still on the bottom of the handset

Motorola actually beat Apple to the punch by removing the 3.5mm jack on the Motorola Moto Z and Motorola Moto Z Force. Earphones for these two models plug directly into the USB-C port on the bottom of each device. And that is similar to what Apple apparently has in mind with the EarPods that come out of the box with the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. Obviously, these have the Lightning connector on bottom, along with the volume remote control on the wire.

We expect that the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus will both be unveiled close to two months from now. You can check out the latest visual evidence that the 3.5mm jack has been removed on the new iPhone models by clicking on the slideshow below. And yes, you should take these photos with the proverbial grain of salt.


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source: Weibo via Playfuldroid!

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