Apple wants to kill the 3.5mm headphone jack and has decided to ship its next iPhone without it. The iPhone 7 will support the wireless headphones. A lot of people are already criticising Apple for taking this decision. But just recently, Intel has appreciated the decision of Apple for killing the headphone jack.
Intel has hinted that a lot of major companies will be switching to the new audio standard. It said that the sound quality over USB Type-C would be much better than sound over 3.5mm ports. USB Type-C ports are already available on a broad range of products, including Apple’s MacBook and Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7, and now, the technology is expected to become even more familiar.
A new USB audio standard is also expected to be released this year. It will introduce state-of-the-art services that will further improve the quality of the sound over USB. Interestingly, the USB headphones won’t use much battery.
The manufacturers of the devices will be able to provide high-quality sound to their users, and they would not need to sign any deal with traditional audio companies like Dolby or Bose. With the removal of the 3.5mm jack, the companies will get a chance to shrink down the size of their smartphones.
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