Quick Answer: When Did IPhone Get Rid Of The Headphone Jack?

Why did iPhone get rid of the headphone jack?

Back in January 2016, some eight months before the iPhone 7 was actually unveiled, a sound theory explained that Apple wanted to launch all-screen phones in the future, devices that didn’t have a home button. To do so, Apple needed to ditch the 3.5mm headphone jack since it wasted so much space.

When did iPhone stop using headphone jack?

Apple did away with the headphone jack starting with the iPhone 7 in 2016. Still, the news may be upsetting to people who have to choose between buying an iPhone and using their wired headphones. Apple didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.

Which iPhone still has a headphone jack?

iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus

It’s worth pointing out right now that the iPhone SE (March 2016) is technically the last iPhone to have a headphone jack. However, the iPhone 6s and the 6s Plus (September 2015) were the previous flagships from the company to pack this feature.

Does the iPhone 8 have a headphone jack?

Since the iPhone 8 will not have a headphone port, it will be possible to use headphones with wires by using a “lightning connector,” according to The Daily Express. Apple included lightning-to-3.5-millimeter headphone jack adapters with the iPhone 7, according to Ars Technica.

Does iPhone 11 come with AirPods?

However, the iPhone 11 does not come with AirPods. Instead, the iPhone 11 comes with a brand new charger and EarPods with a lightning connector in the box, according to Apple. AirPods have to be purchased separately at an added cost.

Why is there no more headphone jacks?

The real reason manufacturers ditched the headphone jack

The headphone jack is controversial, but ditching it means more than just forcing customers to buy new headphones. It’s actually forcing customers to buy your new headphones.

What is the last iPhone with a home button?

iPhone 8

Does iPhone 11 have headphone jack?

Sadly, the answer is a firm no. The iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and iPhone 11 Max don’t have headphone jacks.

Can I use wired headphones with iPhone 11?

You can still use wired EarPods connected thorough the charging port on the new models — and all iPhone 11 models will come with a pair of these wired EarPods, as Apple’s technical specifications page outlined.