The idea of removing the 3.5mm headphone port from the iPhone 7 is and will remain controversial until time give reason to Apple, as has happened with other removal, such as the 3.5 “floppy disk drive from their computers. Apparently, other manufacturers like Samsung who criticized this movement even before it was official, will do the same and the Galaxy S8 could also lose the port that is being so famous these days.
The move would be exactly like the Apple, that is, Samsung eliminate the 3.5mm headphone port and users who bought the Galaxy S8 could not use a standard because the port terminal would include owner said the South Korean company. Thus, Samsung would be the owner of a new technology and any company that wants to launch compatible headset would have to pay the license.
As a user, The idea that each manufacturer includes its own port is not too thrilling. This would push us several years to a time when every cell had its own headphones and could not use any other. Personally, I think it would be best to use the USB-C, but recent cases of explosions in the Galaxy Note 7 can be a symptom of something happening with this technology. In any case and if so, it would be best to update the connector to ensure proper operation and it was a standard that could be used on any computer for listening to music, among many other things.
What seems clear is that technology Jack’s days are numbered. In fact, it seems a long time that some devices can be connected using the USB port, something not understood for years but now is very clear. It remains to be seen whether in the future we use every standard, including Apple and Samsung, or each manufacturer is on its way, which would be worse for users.