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Lightning to 3.5mm adapter
Lightning to 3.5mm adapterA short cable that allows wired headphones with the traditional 3.5mm mini-phone connector to plug into the Lightning port of an iPhone. Starting with the iPhone 7, Apple eliminated the analog headphone jack. See mini-phone connector.
|Lightning to 3.5mm Analog Headphone Jack|
|Starting with the iPhone 7, Apple dropped the analog headphone jack. In order to use an older pair of wired headphones, this adapter is necessary.|
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If you have already bought the new iPhones, you would have received the Lightning earpods along with the included Lightning to 3.
There were also reports that the company was planning to ship the device with a standard set of EarPods along with a Lightning to 3.