• New iPhones will no longer have the Lightning-to-jack adapter included in the box

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    A couple of years ago, Apple declared war on the 3.5 mm headphone jack. An outdated connector, the company said, which only holds us back from the digital, wireless future. The iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus of 2016 were released with absolutely no headphone jack on board, which angered quite a lot of people. Now, Apple did make a Lightning-to-jack adapter dongle, which was included in the box with each new phone. And, if you wanted to add some more of those to your collection, making sure you always had one handy - the Apple Store sells them for $9 apiece.
    So, it's an outdated connector, but ...
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  • OnePlus introduces Type-C Bullets earbuds as the headphone jack dies

    OnePlus introduces Type-C Bullets earbuds as the headphone jack dies

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    Earlier today OnePlus confirmed that its next smartphone, the OnePlus 6T, would ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack. Now, the company is announcing the Type-C Bullets - a refreshed version of its affordable OnePlus Bullets V2 that offers a USB-C connector.
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  • OnePlus 6T To Lack A 3.5mm Jack Because Most Users Already Went Wireless

    OnePlus 6T To Lack A 3.5mm Jack Because Most Users Already Went Wireless

    1 month ago - By Android Headlines

    In short: The OnePlus 6T will lack a 3.5mm headphone jack, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei confirmed in an interview with TechRadar. “Things that provide user value can also add friction,” the executive asserted, adding that the company's own estimates suggest 59-percent of its customers already bought into the wireless audio segment and own at least one pair of wireless earbuds. Mr. Pei said OnePlus has been considering the option of removing the popular audio port from its devices for some time now but believes its newly confirmed timing to be optimal. As a direct result of the decision, the...
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  • OnePlus 6T officially confirmed to ditch the headphone jack, will have better battery life

    OnePlus 6T officially confirmed to ditch the headphone jack, will have better battery life

    1 month ago - By 9to5Google

    The OnePlus 6T is likely arriving within the next several weeks and ahead of its launch, OnePlus is already starting to tease some of the changes made to its next phone. Today, the company has confirmed in an interview that its next phone will ditch the headphone jack.
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  • OnePlus 6T says bye-bye to the headphone jack, hello to better battery life

    OnePlus 6T says bye-bye to the headphone jack, hello to better battery life

    1 month ago - By Phone Arena

    The OnePlus 6 is seen here featuring something the iPhone X doesn't
    OnePlus has never been a company to shy away from controversy, but the fast-rising smartphone manufacturer is also used to making headlines with various trend-snubbing decisions largely praised by consumers.
    One of the reasons we expected the OnePlus 6T to make it big in America with T-Mobile reportedly in its corner was the refusal to embrace fads like 2K or 4K screen resolution and the headphone jack removal.
    Unfortunately, after “respectfully disagreeing” ...
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  • The OnePlus 6T won't have a headphone jack, but battery life will be improved

    The OnePlus 6T won't have a headphone jack, but battery life will be improved

    1 month ago - By Tech Radar

    It's confirmed: the OnePlus 6T won't have a headphone jack. We'll let that sink in for a moment. That's right, the next OnePlus handset will be missing one of the most divisive features on modern smartphones, and TechRadar sat down exclusively with OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei to find out why now is the right time to sack the jack. We should note that Pei didn't mention the OnePlus 6T by name, merely referring to the "next OnePlus handset", but thanks to the rumors swirling around this phone we expect it to be called the OnePlus 6T when it does arrive.
    The why
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