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'Apple may lose loyal fans over rumored removal of headphone jack in new iPhone'

If Apple really intends to do away with the iPhone headphone jack in its next model, its could lose some fans of the smartphone, according to technologist Simon Dingle.

Dingle said the speculation could see a deviation from the industry-standard headphone port, with a possible adapter to reduce the size of the next model.

If they do move to a new standard, you can be sure that there will be Beats headphones adopting it. This might be the decision that pushes consumers to purchasing other smart phone brands.

Simon Dingle, Technologist for Twenty Two Seven

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