iPhone 7. The rumor has it that Apple would include a Bluetooth version of its standard Earbuds in the package with the iPhone. Of course, this wouldn't mean that there will be no way to use wired headphones; it's just that you'll have to pay for either a Lightning to 3.5mm adapter or headphones that use the Lightning adapter. Either way, you'd have to buy something from Apple that might be more than you'd want to pay for headphones.More reports from the Chinese supply chain are claiming that Apple will in fact kill off the 3.5mm headphone jack on the
The general explanation has been that Apple wants to kill the 3.5mm jack in order to make the iPhone 7 even thinner than previous models (because obviously a thinner phone is exactly what everyone has been asking for, right?) But, the cynical view shows that this might have been part of why Apple bought Beats in the first place: force users to buy new headphones and have a bigger first-party selection right in the Apple Store.