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More Evidence Emerges to Suggest 2018 iPhones Won't Be Bundled With Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter

Thursday August 2, 2018 12:35 pm PDT by
It has been nearly two years since Apple released the iPhone 7 without a headphone jack, forcing users who still use wired headphones to plug them into the Lightning connector using an adapter included in the box. Apple also includes the adapter in the box with the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X, but more evidence has emerged today that suggests that trend will soon end. Cirrus...

Apple's Headphone Jack Adapter Remains a Top Seller at Best Buy

Wednesday June 27, 2018 8:21 am PDT by
Back in September 2016, controversy erupted when Apple released the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus without a headphone jack. Now, users must plug wired headphones into the Lightning connector using an adapter, included in the box with each device, and sold separately for $9 in the United States. The adapter is also available at resellers such as Best Buy, where nearly two years later, it remains ...

Barclays Predicts 2018 iPhones Won't Come Bundled With Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter

Monday April 30, 2018 8:27 am PDT by
Apple's widely rumored trio of new iPhone models expected to launch in September might not include a Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter in the box, according to Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis and his associates. "We currently model no dongle this year," the analysts predicted, in a research note obtained by MacRumors today. Cirrus Logic would be the primary loser within Apple's...

Apple Will Still Include a Lightning to Headphone Jack Adapter With This Year's iPhones, Says Barclays

Tuesday April 18, 2017 7:34 am PDT by
Apple will continue to include a Lightning to 3.5mm Headphone Jack Adapter with the trio of new iPhone models rumored to launch later this year, according to Barclays. "We believe it stays this year but goes away at some point, potentially in the 2018 model," said Barclays analyst Blayne Curtis, and his associates, in a research note distributed today. Cirrus Logic would remain the primary...

Bluetooth Headphone Revenue Overtakes Non-Bluetooth Ahead of iPhone 7 Launch

Thursday July 28, 2016 11:58 am PDT by
As the launch of the iPhone 7 approaches, Bluetooth headphone purchases are on the rise, according to new data shared by NPD Group. In June, Bluetooth headphone revenue overtook non-Bluetooth for the first time, accounting for 54 percent of headphone dollar sales and 17 percent of unit sales in the United States. The overall headphone category saw seven percent year-over-year growth in pure...

Supply Chain Rumors Reaffirm iPhone 7 Will Not Have Headphone Jack

Monday January 4, 2016 8:22 pm PST by
Six weeks ago, Japanese website Mac Otakara reported that Apple is planning to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the iPhone 7 in favor of an all-in-one Lightning connector for both connectivity and audio output. Adding fuel to the rumor, Chinese websites Anzhuo.cn [Google Translate] and Wei Feng [Google Translate] cite supply chain news from unnamed sources that reportedly confirm the...

Apple May Replace 3.5mm Headphone Jack on iPhone 7 With All-in-One Lightning Connector

Friday November 27, 2015 3:09 pm PST by
Apple is planning to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack on the next-generation iPhone in favor of an all-in-one Lightning connector, according to often-reliable Japanese website Mac Otakara. Apple may also release Lightning-equipped EarPods to support the new audio output on future iOS devices. The report, citing a "reliable source," claims the new same-sized Lightning connector will support...