The head of OnePlus told.
In 2016, releasing the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, Apple has started a new trend — smart phones without a 3.5 mm audio output. The idea Apple picked up the majority of producers, who began to abandon audiogeek in its smartphones from all price ranges.
And Apple and other companies have repeatedly stated that the refusal of the 3.5 mm connector is associated with the desire to free up more space under the body. But the real reason is different.
The truth revealed Director of the company OnePlus is Pete Lau, who commented on the refusal of the 3.5 mm connector in the latest flagship OnePlus 6. He did not come up with any excuses and just said that the rejection of audiogate allows manufacturers to attract much more attention of consumers to the wireless headphones.
Indeed, almost all smartphone manufacturers have gone the way of Apple, which has released wireless headphones AirPods just after removing a 3.5-millimeter audio Jack of iPhone. Its fully wireless headphones presented by Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi and others. Is not an exception OnePlus, which last year released wireless headphones OnePlus Bullets Wireless.
Thus, the main cause of the disappearance of the 3.5 mm connector of the smartphone is linked to the desire of manufacturers to capitalize on the sales of wireless headphones. Other reasons, such as freeing up space under the body and easier implementation of water protection are side.