Apple just released the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus a few months ago, so you know what that means: time for iPhone 7 speculation!
iPhone 7 rumors are already swirling, and the one that seems to have most of the internet in a frenzy is whether or not the latest generation will change the way we listen to entertainment on our phones. A report from an anonymous Apple insider claims that the manufacturer is planning on removing the headphone jack on future iPhones, as initially reported by Macotakara.
Something's Gotta Give
In an effort to continually reinvent the wheel, Apple could be planning their thinnest iPhone yet. This is baffling to some, since there was a significant issue with the iPhone 6 Plus bending in users' pockets. And yet, if Apple does indeed move to a slimmer model, there will be literally no room for the standard jack that's found on most electronic devices.
So what does this mean for your workouts and morning commutes? Macotakara's "reliable source" claims that Apple will replace the traditional earbuds with some that will utilize the Lightning port, which has been on all their models since 2012. That would mean that the entire audio industry will have to adjust to the new standard.
Readers, what do you think? Will the elimination of the universal headphone jack make you think twice about purchasing the iPhone 7? Or are you satisfied as long as they include compatible earbuds? Sound off in the comments below!