Samsung Drops The Headphone Jack Too

Samsung Drops The Headphone Jack Too

Samsung’s latest mobile device, the Galaxy A8S, has been released in China. This model sports a hardware change never before seen on a Samsung smartphone, it is missing the headphone jack. Instead, a USB-C to 3.5mm dongle is used to connect earbuds. This is kind of an odd move considering Samsung mocked Apple for their decision to remove this jack from modern iPhones. Reportedly, Samsung has plans to remove headphone jacks from other devices going forward.

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