New video shows Apple EarPods in action on the Apple iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus
A video taken by Chinese tipster @KK (shot in a food court inside a mall), shows the Apple iPhone 7 and Apple iPhone 7 Plus in action along with the new Apple EarPods. With the absence of a 3.5mm earphone jack, we can see that the new version of the accessory features a Lightning plug at the end. This way, it can be easily attached to the port at the bottom of the phone. The video also shows how the volume of the phone can be controlled by using the remote on the EarPods.
If the handsets seen on the video are legitimate, the clip confirms that the 3.5mm earphone jack has been removed on this year's iPhone models. It also would seem to refute the rumor about a capacitive Home Button that we told you about a few days ago. According to that rumor, the physical button has been replaced by a capacitive one that uses electromagnetics to simulate the feel of a button being pressed. And it would also confirm that a dual camera setup is coming to the iPhone 7 Plus.
Apple has two ways to deal with the removal of the 3.5mm jack. It can pack a set of new EarPods in the box with the iPhone 7, or it can include a 3.5mm-to-Lightning adapter. We've seen images of both, so this might just remain a mystery until next month when the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus are expected to be unveiled.