Over 300,000 Petition Against Apple Killing The Headphone Jack On IPhone 7

Posted: Jun 24 2016, 5:48am CDT | by , in News | Apple

 
Over 300,000 Petition Against Apple Killing the Headphone Jack on iPhone 7

Don't Miss: This How to find Fingerlings in Stock

The iPhone 7 is not even official yet and people are already voting against one of its rumored features.

The iPhone 7 may or may not have an 3.5mm headphone jack. The rumors and leaks go both ways. A recent Wall Street Journal article has rekindled the controversy. The report leaned towards Apple removing the 3.5mm headphone jack.

Now a petition against removing the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 has already gathered over 300,000 supporters on SumOfUs. The petition "Keep the standard headphone jack in your iPhones!" has already been launch in January when the first wave of leaks pointed towards Apple killing the headphone jack in favor of the digital audio via the Lightning port.

I don't mind Apple removing the headphone jack as long as they bundle Lightning EarBuds with the iPhone 7. The petition makes the case that the decision creates a ton of electronic waste. The bigger problem is though that people do not recycle correctly. It can't be an argument to not move forward with innovation.

If you do not like the Lightning headphone option, there is always the iPhone SE. This is the iPhone for people who are against innovation and like things how they are and have been. As the iPhone SE is apparently selling well, Apple might keep it around and upgrades it with a faster CPU each year.

Holiday Gift Guides and Deals

Get your Holiday gifting inspired by Best Toy Gifts with High STEM Value and the Top 10 toy gifts under $10 if you are on budget. The most popular Holiday 2017 toy list include Fingerlings, Crate Creatures and more. Don't miss the new Holiday deals on Amazon Devices, including $29.99 Fire tablet.

This story may contain affiliate links.

This free App Solves You Holiday Shopping Problem


Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Fingerling, Luvabella, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News

Comments

The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/2" rel="author">Luigi Lugmayr</a>
Luigi Lugmayr () is the founding chief Editor of I4U News and brings over 15 years experience in the technology field to the ever evolving and exciting world of gadgets. He started I4U News back in 2000 and evolved it into vibrant technology magazine.
Luigi can be contacted directly at ml@i4u.com.

 

 

Advertisement

comments powered by Disqus