If you’ve been following the rumors surrounding Apple’s next iPhone, then you’d know the company is expected to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack in favor of the Lightning connector. This means that your current wired earphones will not work with the new device, your only other option would be to invest in a Lightning-to-headphone adapter, yes, as of today it is ‘a thing’.
Tama Electric is a Chinese vendor at this years Computex, advertising the first Lightning-to-headphone adapter, and is apparently MFi certified, it doesn’t look very pretty though.
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The adapter has a male Lightning connector on one end with a 3.5mm headphone jack in the other, where you’ll also fine Volume Up/Down buttons and a Power On/Off button.
If Apple does in fact remove the 3.5mm headphone jack, it’s likely they’ll include a Lightning-based version of their EarPods in the box.
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Source – Mac Otakara