Apple considers the 3.5 mm connector is obsolete, so the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus is no standard port for headphones. To replace the outdated standard headphones with Lightning interface. But in this case there is one serious drawback associated with the inability to simultaneously listen to music and charge the smartphone battery.
Of course, you can still use wireless headphones, but for someone who travels frequently and spends a lot of time on the road, this option is not very suitable. The problem can be solved by purchasing one of the following accessories.
Docking station Apple
Apple has your answer – a proprietary dock for iPhone with Lightning equipped with a 3.5 mm audio Jack. In the online store of the company, it is 3300 rubles.
To buy such a device advises the Vice President of worldwide product marketing Phil Schiller. About this he wrote in personal correspondence to a reader of 9to5Mac, who asked what he should do if he wants to listen to music while the iPhone 7 is charging.
From dock Lightning 3.5 mm Jack so you can connect headphones with a remote control or use the line output for active speakers. In addition, it supports other Lightning accessories, including Lightning to USB cable.
Fore Design developed a FORE accessory for iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus, which will allow you to listen to music via Lightning connector and charge it through the second connector at the same time.
The company promises that the accessory was created in close contact with Apple, with the result that it is very similar to branded accessories cupertinos of the company. One of the two connectors, you can connect headphones with 3.5 mm Jack-second – Lightning-cable to charge iPhone.
Adapter Belkin Lightning Audio
Belkin has released an accessory that allows you to simultaneously charge and listen to music on the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus. In sale the novelty will arrive in early October.
A device called Lightning Audio + Charge RockStar is equipped with two Lightning connectors. Thus, the owner of the new flagship Apple will be able to listen to music via Lightning connector and charge it through the second connector at the same time.
The device supports audio with a sampling frequency of 48 kHz and a bit depth of 24 bits, and is also compatible with the supplied adapter, allowing you to connect headphones with 3.5 mm Jack.