“Over the last few months, we’ve heard a variety of theories about how Apple plans to handle the dispensing of the 3.5mm headphone jack for the iPhone 7 Chris Smith reports for Trusted Reviews. “Will there be bundled Lightning EarPods? Wireless EarPods? Or 3.5mm EarPods with an adapter?”
“New reports on Friday have suggested one of the options – bundling a set of EarPods with a Lightning cable – is off the table,” Smith reports.
“A Deutsche Bank research note claims Apple will stick with the 3.5mm jack on the EarPods and instead saddle iPhone 7 buyers with an adapter,” Smith reports.
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MacDailyNews Take: So, if you want Lightning Earphones sans adaptor, buy your own. Ostensibly, if true, this would mean that Apple won’t move to shipping Lightning headphones until the vast majority of their shipping products only offer Lightning audio (iPad, iPod, Mac, etc.)
Or maybe only “iPhone 7 Pro” gets Apple’s Lightning EarPods included in the box to start?