IPhone 7 Plus Teardown: No Headphone Jack, More Space


Apple made a few arguable choices with the brand new iPhone 7 Plus, so what did it do with the greater area below the hood?

With the iPhone 7 Plus hitting shops this month it turned into handiest a count of time earlier than the group at iFixit were given ahold of the tool for a teardown. During Apple's Sept. 7 launch event, the organisation stated needs for brand new technology have made area in the iPhone greater critical than ever. Following the advent of the Lightening connector again in 2012, Apple has moved ever towards making its merchandise into absolutely closed off structures incapable of assisting any third-birthday birthday celebration hardware (as a minimum none that Apple would not approve of).

The final arguable circulate with the iPhone 7 got here with the elimination of the analog headphone jack. This approach handiest headphones with a Lightning connector, or that use Apple's proprietary Bluetooth-like wi-fi generation, will paintings with the iPhone 7 fashions and beyond. It's a selection that proponents would possibly name a clever circulate to push in the direction of the destiny of audio generation and others would possibly name a large center finger to everyone who owns a operating pair of headphones bought withinside the final 10 to twenty years.