OnePlus is all set to launch its latest OnePLus 6T device October 30, however, the device is expected to come with no headphone jack this time. Now some other smartphone manufacturer like Samsung seems to be adopting this trend. According to a new report from Etnews, Samsung is considering to remove the headphone jack on it upcoming Galaxy Note 10 or Galaxy S 11 device. This also confirms the two new Samsung devices which are expected to launch after autumn next year.
According to the Etnews, a component industry official said, “Samsung is considering removing the earphone jack from Note 10 or S11. “The USB-C terminal will be left, and a separate conversion jack will be provided for 3.5mm earphone users.”
According to the comment made, Samsung will only include a USB Type-C port for charging the device but for listing the music using a headphone jack users will need to use a separate conversion jack with a 3.5 connector at one side and a USB Type-C connector on the other. Users will also be able to use wireless Bluetooth earphone to listen to their favorite music.
However, there are no details that why Samsung wants to ditch the headphone jack. Looking at the global wireless earphone market research done by Strategy Analytics (SA) which is expected to reach 73.9 million units in 2019 and 100 million units in 2022, smartphone manufacturers are aiming create more light and thin smartphone design for future.