Alleged ‘iPhone 7’ cable suggests Apple could include 3.5mm headphone jack after all
Despite a plethora of rumors and alleged design leaks suggesting Apple’s next iPhone won’t include a legacy headphone jack, a new part from China claimed to be for the “iPhone 7” depicts space for a 3.5-millimeter input.
The cable, purported to be for a 4.7-inch “iPhone 7,” was posted to Chinese microblogging site Weibo, and spotlighted by Nowhereelse.fr. It shows a layout largely similar to the cable for Apple’s iPhone 6s, and includes space for both the Lightning port and a headphone jack.
Thus far, virtually all “iPhone 7” leaks have suggested Apple will move away from the headphone jack. Instead, Apple is rumored to ship a pair of Lightning-connected EarPods with its next iPhone, and to push accessory makers to offer their own Lightning headphones.
Apple is also rumored to be working on a pair of Bluetooth EarPods that would recharge through the iPhone’s Lightning port and be sold…
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