Sony has no plans to follow in Apple’s footsteps and abandon the usual audio Jack for connecting headphones into their smartphones. This was announced during a press conference in Japan.
Sony representatives announced that the company has no plans to deprive new models of smartphones 3.5 mm connector for headphones in 2017. Instead, the manufacturer intends to concentrate efforts on the improvement of quality branded audio products. The question of the use of standard audio connector on Sony devices has become more acute after he refused the Apple.
Deprivation mobile gadgets 3.5 mm headphone Jack allows manufacturers to save space inside the device, which in turn gives you the opportunity to make them much thinner. However, Sony has made clear its intentions regarding the use of the classical audiogeek this year. How long is she going to stick to the plan, the statement is not specified.
It is worth noting that at the moment, even Apple is not sure of the future of 3.5 mm audio Jack. In Cupertino have launched a large discussion around the classic connections in smartphones: the iPhone 7 itself was not, one would expect that the same fate will befall and laptops. However, the MacBook Pro last generation, the manufacturer decided to leave the connector that at the September presentation was called obsolete.