There followed several months of rumors, Apple's next iPhone 3.5mm headphone jack that can leave, called iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 is likely to be over. Company rather than a major change in terms of the design of the new iPhones as part of the headphones with the Bluetooth headphones and power connector is likely to launch.
As the countdown to iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus starts, headphone maker JayBird spoke to Forbes about its take on Apple's speculated move. For those unaware, JayBird was recently acquired by Logitech for $50million.
In an interview, JayBird Chief Marketing Officer Rene Oehlerking Brooke Crothers, a contributor to Forbes said, "My personal opinion is that it is absolutely going to be. It could be next week when they announced it is going. And I believe that this will be seen as much when Apple decided to get rid of the floppy disk or CD-ROM or DVD drive in their MacBooks all decided to get rid of the same kind. it is a the leap is going to be like that. "
Oehlerking further added that 3.5mm headphone jack came with Walkman and the CD players and while all of them have been replaced by more advanced tech, 3.5mm headphone jack stayed unchanged and is now outdated.
CMO said JayBird 3.5mm headphone jack power connector for headphones based transfer still compress and decompress audio "but music quality can be increased dramatically."
According to him, "there will be some kind of adapter in the iPhone 7 box" that will enable using of wired headphones via the Lightning port.
The rumours suggesting Apple to bring Lightning EarPods with the launch of the iPhone 7 got more credibility recently, courtesy a leaked image of iPhone 7 Plus' alleged packaging. As per the image, Apple will be bundling a Lightning to 3.5mm headphone jack adaptor and a Lightning to USB cable adaptor inside the box of the new iPhone.