Apple to bundle 3.5mm jack-to-Lightning port adapter along with EarPods in iPhone 7 box?

Apple to bundle 3.5mm jack-to-Lightning port adapter along with EarPods in iPhone 7 box?
The latest rumor involving the Apple iPhone 7 once again addresses the possibility that Apple will remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the phone. The purpose would be to make the phone thinner, and perhaps to make it easier for Apple to waterproof the handset. Removing the 3.5mm opening erases one port where water can enter the device. Last month, China's Tama Electric showed off its 3.5mm earphone jack-to-Lightning port adapters that it hopes to sell to iPhone 7 owners.

A rumor making the rounds today at Computex Taipei 2016 says that Apple plans on including a similar 3.5mm-to-Lightning port adapter in the iPhone 7 box, along with a pair of its EarPods. Apple will allegedly use the extra space created by removing the 3.5mm jack by adding another speaker. Still, the sound system on the iPhone 7 will remain mono and the speaker grilles will be round like the ones found on the Apple iPhone 6, Apple iPhone 6 Plus, Apple iPhone 6s and Apple iPhone 6s Plus.

The rumor also deals with the amount of internal storage on both the iPhone 7 and the Apple iPhone 7 Plus. The buzz around the water cooler is that both models will be available with as much as 256GB of internal memory on board. Just the other day, we showed you pictures of a SanDisk 256GB flash memory chip that is supposedly earmarked for the iPhone 7 Plus.

source: MacOtakara (translated) via AppleInsider

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18 Comments

2. TechieXP1696

Posts: 32; Member since: Jun 19, 2016

I can plug whatever I want into my Samsung. I plugged myself into it once. I was one with Samsung. It was amazing.

3. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

try harder fake clone... lol..

10. Mxyzptlk unregistered

Lol better than the real one.

22. darkkjedii

Posts: 31030; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Lol, yes he is. He's got 1969 pissed lol.

18. GreenMan

Posts: 2697; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Woah! Yup, a clone! I was wondering why in the world Teachie, our good old beloved (or hated?) Teachie say something like that... Imposter Teachie, eh? Nice observation, ibend... Lets hope we don't see a GreenMan Mark. 2 in future... Cause that would be just cruel... Too much to take for an old man! G'Day!™ (G'Day! is a Trademark of GreenMan™, all rights reserved).

20. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

Sir, you are the only Old Man in this forum.

9. darkkjedii

Posts: 31030; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

LMAOOOOO! I'm on the floor.

16. RebelwithoutaClue unregistered

At least this one sticks to short comments... what a relief

19. catze86

Posts: 731; Member since: Dec 07, 2015

You are not Techie

5. sissy246

Posts: 7111; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

If they make it thinner apple will use your name for the new iPhone. Ibend 7

6. jeroome86

Posts: 2314; Member since: Apr 12, 2012

I use Bluetooth now. Hate the wires. But wish Bluetooth wasn't so janky.

8. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Bluetooth headphones has improve a lot recently. I like my LG Tone infinity. It's the only Bluetooth I own that has close to high fidelity. Samsung Sound Gear circle give typical Sony Walkman mega bass sound, still good for those the like it.

7. Vanliewn

Posts: 65; Member since: Oct 03, 2015

This is still not great.

11. Barney_stinson

Posts: 672; Member since: May 30, 2016

So note 7 will have more features !! Right!!

12. Diezparda

Posts: 941; Member since: Oct 23, 2013

Samsung include usb adapter along with S7 box, so why Apple wouldn't? They better do if all these rumour was true.

14. SupermanayrB

Posts: 1188; Member since: Mar 20, 2012

I thought the 7 was supposed to debut the AirPods?

17. sabretigger

Posts: 82; Member since: Sep 15, 2012

they wont bundle anything. it'll cost you 20usd.

21. davidsmith

Posts: 62; Member since: Mar 09, 2016

if apple ship a phone with an adaptor it will just prove that they shouldnt get rid of the 3.5mm jack and they themselves are not fully behind that decision...

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