The headphone jack is now removed from all new iPhones and iPads

With the launch of the 10th generation iPadApple has removed the 3.5mm headphone jack on all latest generation iOS and iPadOS devices.

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Apple began removing the 3.5mm headphone jack from its iOS and iPadOS devices with the iphone 7 in 2017. The last remaining ‌iPhone‌ with a headphone jack, the first generation iPhone SEI was discontinued in 2018and the last iOS device with a headphone jack, the seventh-generation iPod, was discontinued earlier this year. With the release of the sixth generation ipadmini last year, the entry level iPad it became the only remaining ‌iPad‌ model with a headphone jack. This model, the tenth-generation ‌iPad‌, remains for sale for $329.

As Apple moved the iPad Prothe ipad airand the ‌iPad mini‌ to a more uniform design, he went on to remove the headphone jack and, as rumored, the 10th generation ‌iPad‌ is no different. This marks the end of the headphone jack on any new iOS and iPadOS devices.

For users of the latest ‌iPad‌ who want to use wired headphones, or in settings where wired headphones are still widely used, such as in classrooms, Apple sells a $9 USB-C to 3.5mm adapter. When Apple stops selling the ninth-generation ‌iPad‌, it will be the final death knell for the headphone jack on the company’s tablets and smartphones, and among Apple hardware, only Macs will continue to include the jack.

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