Something new is always good ,not the way apple does it.
Moto has also get rid of that 3.5 port. Now the question arises why it is not from Apple?
Because,it is only one manufacturing company and cannot decide the worlds need.
It will be better if all the major manufacturers such as Samsung, Apple, Huawei, Lenovo, Xiaomi, Oppo, Asus, Vivo ,Sony ,LG, Htc sit in a conference room and decide what to use in different types of ports.
This will simply adapters problem and produce less global waste.
vino41, 13 Jul 2016That is inserting your stick where it doesn't suppose to be. lol
"The Lightning connector at the bottom seems bigger than the connector on Apple USB cables. Perhaps there's a bit of electronics in there?"
Yes! there's a bit of electronics there to convert digital signal into analogue, so that we can hear it :)
vino41, 13 Jul 2016That is inserting your stick where it doesn't suppose to be. I am not sure to how to say what came to my mind when I read your comment bro......
What an ugly pair of headsets. Apple mooches off so much money , I guess they could at-least provide a decent headset instead of these cheap looking earphones.
How about they mess with better and bigger batteries instead? But that would put the customer first, which is totally not apple's or any other companies priority.
tbh i dont care, i know that iPhone 7 will crush the competition.
ethereal, 13 Jul 2016 Good for those who like to stay in a walled garden and have invested heavily into the Apple e... moreHow is it good? Its one thing if all your purchases are through the apple app store and all of your music is from apple, meaning you are well invested into the apple network. But how is this good? You will only be able to use headphones that apple provides and if you want to use your own you will most likely have to buy an adapter.
Goes back to 2001
When Samsung put such headphones one of my mp3 mobile
Now 2016 apple going back n back
Do something more apple
We need innovations
Not copy n pasting
Good for those who like to stay in a walled garden and have invested heavily into the Apple ecosystem. Not good for the vice versa.
Soon you will not be able to use your favorite headphones at all. Will need to purchase apple proprietary stuff. Want to use your own headphones? Buy an expensive port from apple.