Five years have passed since Apple took over take out the headphone jack from your iPhones. The change sparked a backlash from fans, but to your dismay, the industry followed suit. Today, it would be difficult to find a flagship phone that has one.
The fact is, it’s been five years and that’s a long time in technology. We have seen innovation in wireless audio technology we are going by leaps and bounds. In his childhood he had spots, but now we have codecs which can almost mimic the fidelity of lossless audio. Not to mention the extra space freed up by the omission of the 3.5mm headphone jack.
An analog component in a digital world.
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Having personally ditched cables in 2016, I went back to them for this video and found them miserably cumbersome. I’m not saying there’s no place for the headphone jack, but maybe its omission from our phones is just part of the industry’s broader move from analog to digital, with even the doubled charging port serving as a point for transferring. data. (And that may be the next to go.)
For all the details, take a look at the video above and let me know what you think in the comments.
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