Tag Archive: 3.5mm


Essential Phone gets new 3.5mm headphone jack module and MQA certification

Essential’s also giving its customers three free months of TIDAL.

One of the big selling points with the Essential Phone was supposed to be a magnetic accessory system that would allow for all sorts of fun modules. The only one that’s actually come to market so far is the 360-degree camera, but now Essential’s confirmed its next accessory is a 3.5mm headphone jack.

Similar to the 360-camera, this headphone jack adapter will snap onto the back of  [Read More…]

Moto Z3 Play CAD renders reveal side-mounted fingerprint sensor, no 3.5mm jack

Motorola’s upcoming mid-range Moto Z3 Play shows up, and there’s no headphone jack in sight.

We got a good look at the upcoming Moto G6 series last week, and early CAD renders based on factory schematics give us a first look at the Moto Z3 Play. Coming by way of OnLeaks and KillerFeatures, the Moto Z3 Play is slated to offer an 18:9 panel at the front with the Motorla logo emblazoned on the chin.

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Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL could see 3.5mm headphone jack removed

In what seems as a trend in the industry right now with manufacturers removing the headphone jack from smartphones, it seems Google may be following suit with the Pixel 2. Yesterday we saw leaks of the rear of the Pixel 2 and the Pixel 2 XL. The renders were only the back of the devices […]

Grab a 3.5mm audio splitter for just $4.75 today

Headphone splitters are a great way to allow two people to listen to the same music using their own headphones, but not many people own them. Right now you can pick up NoiseHush’s AS10 audio splitter for just $ 4.75.

Xiaomi Mi 6 ditches the 3.5mm jack, picks up Snapdragon 835 and dual cameras

The Mi 6 has everything you’re looking for in a 2017 flagship, if you don’t care about the 3.5mm jack.

At a massive event in Beijing, Xiaomi unveiled its 2017 flagship, the Mi 6. The phone is the first from a Chinese manufacturer to be powered by Qualcomm’s latest 10nm Snapdragon 835, offering eight CPU cores with a max clock speed of 2.45GHz. The Adreno 540 GPU is 25% faster than last year’s Adreno 530, and has serious VR  [Read More…]

Moto Z2 Force won’t be exclusive to Verizon, 3.5mm jack making a comeback

The headphone jack is coming back to the Moto Z series.

According to the ever-reliable Evan Blass, the Moto Z2 Force won’t be exclusive to Verizon, with the phone set to be available on T-Mobile and Sprint. With no exclusivity contract in place like last year, the phone could be offered unlocked directly from Motorola as well. We’ve known as much considering Sprint was using the device during its Gigabit LTE trials.

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Moto Z2 Force renders reveal the 3.5mm headphone jack is coming back

A few days ago we saw a blurry press render of the upcoming Motorola Moto Z2 Force show up online. Now more (360-degree) renders and a video showcasing the same device have made an appearance, revealing more info about the device in the process. Even if at this point, the Moto Z2 Force does seem […]

Latest Galaxy S8 leak suggests ‘infinity’ display, 3.5mm jack, and a desktop dock

Bezel-less “infinity display,” 3.5mm jack, iris scanner, and DeX.

Yesterday, we heard that the Galaxy S8 will be the first phone to be powered by Qualcomm’s 10nm Snapdragon 835, with the handset expected to go on sale in the month of April. Citing anonymous sources, The Guardian has revealed additional details about Samsung’s upcoming flagship, stating that the phone will feature a bezel-less “infinity” display.

According to The Guardian, the Galaxy S8 will be sold in  [Read More…]

HTC Bolt users, get your free USB-C to 3.5mm audio adapters from HTC

The HTC Bolt was introduced by Sprint earlier this month, as an “improved” version of the HTC 10. As we discussed in a previous article this isn’t really the case, but to be fair the HTC Bolt does come with a few perks. Like the fact that it runs Android 7.0 Nougat out of the

HTC offering free USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter to all Bolt buyers

The second best option is still pretty good.

The HTC Bolt is a pretty great phone, but the Sprint exclusive has one pretty major omission — one increasingly common these days — in the lack of a headphone jack. Worse, unlike the iPhone 7 and Moto Z, two other phones lacking in that ubiquitous circular port, the Bolt doesn’t come with a headphone adapter in the box.

Thankfully, HTC has seen the error in its ways  [Read More…]