Difference between Lightning and Analog Headphone Connectors


With Apple introducing its all-new lightning connector compatible earbuds with the iPhone 7, the debate about the pros and cons of it has been a never ending one. There certainly is a wide range of benefits associated with the lightning connector but a few of the cons compared to the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack must not be condoned either.

new-lightning-headphones In order to give you a better idea of what lightning connector means for the all new iPhone 7, we have taken the liberty of mentioning what exactly does it have to offer in order to facilitate your decision of upgrading to iPhone 7.

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With the lightning connector, the portability of the headphone has been promoted in an all new iPhone 7. Thanks to the lack of cable, you won’t have to worry about any sort of a clutter or tangled cables. All you have to do is bring the earbuds out of your pocket, put them in your ears and experience the best quality music that the world of smartphones has offered so far. You can put the earbuds conveniently in pretty much any pocket, maybe even in your wallet and can carry them with you wherever you go.


There is no argument over the fact that a lightning connector certainly enables the earbuds to take more power from the iPhone. This means that the lightning connector will enable a boost in the sound quality which will let you enjoy the best music experience that the world of smartphones has to offer. It does also mean that your smartphone is now going to be able to make use of a wide range of equalizers with minimum to no disruption in the sound quality which will further enhance the music experience for the iPhone 7 users.


Last but not the least, expanding on the idea of more power as mentioned above, the lightning connector will certainly enable a wider range of features as well. For instance, how often do you have to get an external DAC in order to get the most out of the headphones that you have opted for? For music lovers, the good news is that since the lightning connector enables the earbuds to take more power from the iPhone, it can be incorporated with a built-in DAC and other features which will make your music experience on an iPhone 7 an absolutely flawless one.


In the light of the information mentioned above, it is only fair to conclude that a lightning connector on an iPhone 7 in place of the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack is considerably different and has a few additional things to offer which are going to be appreciable for the true music lovers. In other words, if you are someone who is looking forward to enjoying a flawless music experience on your iPhone 7, you are certainly going to be convinced of thanking Apple for making this change. Give it a go and you’ll see what we’re talking about.