The release of the iPhone 7 nears and one of the biggest rumors about the iPhone 7 is the fact that the company has said to have removed the 3.5mm headphone jack. This was in line with the new design that was planned by Apple for their upcoming flagship smartphone.
Now, a new report has surfaced indicating that the upcoming iPhone 7 could be shipped with 3.5mm EarPods after all. According to a report from MacRumors, Apple may end up shipping the iPhone 7 together with standard 3.5mm EarPods despite removing the headphone jack in the upcoming smartphone. While this may seem odd, the same report mentions that the Cupertino-based tech giant may simply ship a lightning adapter with the iPhone 7, so that they can use the 3.5mm EarPods.
There has been no confirmation yet as to what Apple intends to use as a replacement for the 3.5mm headphone jack. However, in the past, it was revealed that a lightning port could be the likely option. The recent news certainly give further strength to the rumor at the moment.
The move by Apple may be a wise one considering that so far almost all smartphones and other gadgets makes use of the 3.5mm headphone jack. With this news, future iPhone 7 users won?t have to worry about bringing along extra headphones that they can use with their other devices.
Expect a confirmation from Apple about this in the months leading up to the iPhone 7 release, which according to GottaBeMobile could be happening later in the fall. The month when Apple would release its flagship smartphones would usually be September but don?t be surprised if it comes a lot earlier this time around.
Be sure to check back here soon to find out more news and rumors about the iPhone 7 as well as other great Apple devices which are releasing soon.