Sony's justification of 3.5mm audio jack removal from the Xperia XZ2 is a bit ridiculous

Sony's justification of 3.5mm audio jack removal from the Xperia XZ2 is a bit ridiculous
Although we didn't have too many surprises at last month at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, for the first time in many years Sony has come up with a new design for their smartphone lineup.

The so-called Ambient Flow comes to replace the obsolete OmniBalance design, although the changes might not be on everyone's tastes. For starters, Sony's new Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact are the thickest flagships launched on the market in the last couple of years.

Another aspect that seems to have left many Xperia fans a bit disappointed is the removal of the 3.5mm audio jack, something that has become a trend lately. Unfortunately, Sony isn't too convincing explaining why its new Xperia XZ2 and Xperia XZ2 Compact lack a 3.5mm audio jack.
 



We fail to understand why the removal of the 3.5mm audio jack led to an even thicker design and clearly not as beautiful as Sony believes. Not to mention that the USB Type-C audio adapter (Y dongle) that lets you listen to music and charge your phone at the same time kills quick charging, even with a quick charger connected.

source: Sony via XperiaBlog

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Xperia XZ2
  • Display 5.7 inches
    2160 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
  • Battery 3180 mAh
  • OS Android 9.0 Pie
Xperia XZ2 Compact
  • Display 5.0 inches
    2160 x 1080 pixels
  • Camera 19 MP (Single camera)
    5 MP front
  • Hardware Qualcomm Snapdragon 845
    4GB RAM
  • Storage 64GB, microSDXC
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  • OS Android 8.0 Oreo

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