Why the Headphone Jack is Going EXTINCT

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    Why is the headphone jack, a long-time fixture on smartphones, disappearing?
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  • lady bird
    lady bird 23 hours ago

    My new sony phone doesn't have a headphone jack but comes woth a connector for the micro USB slot to attach wired headphones. Bad idea as i have already lost this connetor thing once.

  • Joe Storer
    Joe Storer Day ago +1

    If the headphone port it lacks, I aint paying them jack.

  • Flameonoodle
    Flameonoodle Day ago

    My piano comes with 2 headphone jacks

  • WeeBo's Gym
    WeeBo's Gym Day ago

    Water proof? A lot of cases have a cover or something protective over a headphone jack

  • Hunter Bear
    Hunter Bear 2 days ago

    i have a older samsung galaxy S3 but it can still put up a good fight.

  • kot32
    kot32 3 days ago

    What if I need to record MIDI from the phone?
    Oh yeah I can't do that because of a fucking cash grab of a phone.

  • Gairbage
    Gairbage 3 days ago

    if you want to make a phone that is waterproof make a phone with wireless connectors for adapters that get magnetized to it.

  • LostDowntown
    LostDowntown 3 days ago

    How do people not understand using bluetooth on your phone kills your battery faster? How is that the future? Plus not only do you have to charge the phone but now the headphones themselves?

  • Zeek M
    Zeek M 5 days ago

    Small headphones with no jack is for asians with a small penis.

  • Archangel_Omega
    Archangel_Omega 6 days ago

    Yet here I am on a Samsung s10+ with a earphone Jack in a public space watching this

  • Fenax
    Fenax 6 days ago +2

    I'd rather have a headphone jack than a water proof phone, I'm not gonna go swimming with it

  • федор иванов

    I'm not buying a phone without the hole

  • Cereal Killer
    Cereal Killer 7 days ago

    I am never upgrading to a phone without a headphone jack. It's easy and convenient; I don't know why they would even remove it. If someone is going to try and tell me that it's the future, Bluetooth is superior, I am a peasant (I'm lookin' at you Dark, I see you on other people's comments) -- Don't even try, because nothing you say will change my mind. I'm fine with my 5c, thank you very much, it's already held up for almost 5 years. If I really have to, I'll buy a used 6s on eBay or whatever and it would last me another couple of years, but none of that no-headphone-jack iPhones bull. :p

  • Gaming Montages
    Gaming Montages 8 days ago

    If your a phone manifacturer ( sorry for english ) and you remove the headphone jack..... than holy gracus fuck you can go bankrupt you little sh@t nobody loves you! Go die you peace of garbage. Well thats lightly said

  • Emjeyem
    Emjeyem 9 days ago

    4:37 Linus' green screen editor took a nap when editing this video

  • Tybracadabra
    Tybracadabra 10 days ago

    I always just used the little white earbuds that came with my iPhone, and my iPhone came with one that has a lightning connector, so all this has never been an issue for me honestly... I don’t even listen to music through earbuds while my phone charges since it’s usually only charging when I’m in bed :/

  • trent williams
    trent williams 10 days ago

    Sony xperia m4 aqua was water resistant and had a headphone Jack just as any of its time...and that's before that infamous iPhone crap but I'm guessing that,according to what you said,modern iPhones without headphone Jack's are waterproof then?
    Also,they said it was because there wasn't enough space yet again,there's youtubers that proved it's possible,without mentioning the modding community
    And finally,bluetooth and all the other wireless connections are CRAP in comparison to wired
    All I got from this video is that you're trying to justify apple greedy practices....and excuse me but paying a shit ton of money doesn't makes something good

  • Garrett Smith
    Garrett Smith 10 days ago

    If bluetooth/proprietary connections can reach aux latency I'll switch.

  • Mathias T.W.P
    Mathias T.W.P 10 days ago

    What about a phone with two USB-c ports?

  • Sara
    Sara 11 days ago

    And still Apple has a Notch but some chinese phones don't have and still keep it

  • Steven Som
    Steven Som 11 days ago

    I will ABSOLUTELY NEVER buy a phone that DOESN"T have a headphone jack!!!!!

  • Mashrur Wahid
    Mashrur Wahid 11 days ago

    I use cheap phones like J6.
    So I don't have problems with this
    i have headphone jack

  • Mashrur Wahid
    Mashrur Wahid 11 days ago

    I use cheap phones like J6.
    So I don't have problems with this
    i have headphone jack

  • lol
    lol 11 days ago

    wireless earbuds are just another thing to have to worry about keeping charged. carrying my phone charger and portable charger is enough, thanks.

  • IoDavide1
    IoDavide1 12 days ago

    Look at reality.
    When they should sell a 150 euros headphone whit a jack hole on the phone?

  • Kai H
    Kai H 12 days ago

    What’s next they remove the charging port

  • Santosh P.S.S.
    Santosh P.S.S. 12 days ago

    "Comfortably resting in your pocket" Yep, to give cancer faster so that we have to pay for the bills... people are too dumb to realize how much of a radiation is caused by using phones (including ANY electronic device) or especially keeping them in pockets... want a heart attack? Put the phone in the nearest pocket that's close to the heart.

  • Cullen 12345
    Cullen 12345 13 days ago

    Triple camera setups are neat, but they lose their novelty very quickly. In hindsight after getting the iPhone 7+ (a phone on which I used dual cameras for about two weeks, then never again), (if it weren’t such a big phone to begin with) I think I’d be a little upset if my smaller phone ditched the headphone jack for something like three cameras on the back, just for the sake of “saving valuable real estate” or whatever. I think we can get far better use out of a headphone jack than we can taking up space with three cameras, not to mention however many MORE there are on the front of the phone. I would personally consider the headphone jack as one of the vital components of the device, like the screen, microphone, or power button

  • mega pekka
    mega pekka 13 days ago

    the way things are going apple will remove the charging slot for space and replace it with wireless charger so that it becomes impossible to use the phone while charging it

  • Daniel Beavers
    Daniel Beavers 14 days ago

    Well make the fucking phone bigger!!!!!!! We want a damn headphone Jack.

  • Branislav
    Branislav 14 days ago

    Yea but see Samsung whole pen inside the phone. And still space for a lovely headphone Jack

  • Kere Amohau
    Kere Amohau 14 days ago

    I have a set of wired V Moda headphones that sound awesome. No way I'm getting a phone without a headphone jack

  • Hridoy Govinda Das
    Hridoy Govinda Das 15 days ago

    Loving my Poco with a good ol' fashion jack, Jack!

  • ronnie tjikoeri
    ronnie tjikoeri 15 days ago

    Im fine with sennheiser earphone and B&O headphone both over Bluetooth. I got a LG with ess sabre dac so I can confirm good devices are good no matter wireless or not. Even got active klipsch speakers that I often use with AptX. So yeah i can pretty much confirm it doesnt lower quality by so far u should stay wired ur whole life. It helps a bit not to use Bluetooth but not enough

  • Spork Star
    Spork Star 15 days ago

    Linus: Smartphones are a miniaturized computer.
    NO. They're a toy computer. They look like a toy. They have toy functionality. They're built for kids like toys. And they do not have professional dedicated workflow unless you get a bunch of krap for them that they aren't expected to come with (keyboard dock, etc). There is no comparison.

  • Spork Star
    Spork Star 15 days ago

    Bluetooth headphones don't last long enough.
    If they can't stay on 8-9 hours while you're sleeping, and then not need charging when you wanna keep listening in the morning...
    Well, every user has their own priorities I guess. These are mine (15+hr of continuous play, or you'll never have my money)

  • Thumopolis
    Thumopolis 15 days ago

    ive watched 3 of your videos in a row and haven't learned one thing : (
    maybe be more educational rather than just wasting time with pointless facts thats dont help anyone

  • Maria Olivares
    Maria Olivares 15 days ago +1

    So they can more money 💰 asswipe

  • ADarklingPlain
    ADarklingPlain 15 days ago +1

    Eww look how malformed small ogre finger dasgustan they look like star wars alien finger y nasty 0:58

  • Chris Schuler
    Chris Schuler 16 days ago

    Excuses. Look at the Galaxy S5. Headphone jack, user replaceable battery, ip 67

  • Caleb Gentry
    Caleb Gentry 16 days ago

    Apple: Charges 1000 dollars for a phone with no headphone jack.
    People at school: Continue praising Apple for their inferior products.
    Me: The ability to speak doesn't make you intelligent...

  • Uli L. T.
    Uli L. T. 16 days ago

    I play PUBG mobile abd if i use airpods there is sound delay

  • Sora Gasai
    Sora Gasai 16 days ago

    Your fucking stupid if you think it will be extinct before 2025

  • Random Sandwich
    Random Sandwich 17 days ago +1

    im still getting a phone with headphone jack.

  • Abdullah Mehboob
    Abdullah Mehboob 17 days ago

    Wireless headphones are safe or not

  • Tiz Schnitz
    Tiz Schnitz 18 days ago

    Propaganda machine

  • The Emperor
    The Emperor 18 days ago

    BS. samsung does it. And it has waterproof.

  • Danny Taggart
    Danny Taggart 18 days ago

    He's holding a 1/4 inch jack in the thumbnail not a 3.5mm / 1/8 inch 😂

  • Major Ramsey
    Major Ramsey 18 days ago

    Yes, I need it super thin... so I can put it in a super thick shock absorbent case.

  • Mioney
    Mioney 18 days ago

    I feel sad as a producer since ipads and iPhones were useful with jacks

  • Алексей Гриднев

    The price difference between normal headphones and bluetooth ones of a comparable quality can be literally 10 times, if not more. Plus, bluetooth headphones are really tiny and so easy to lose, so you're very likely to keep buying new ones every once in a while. So, no, whatever stupid reasons the manufacturers quote for not having a 3.5 mm jack, I'm not buying that (in both senses).

  • Dané Spamers
    Dané Spamers 19 days ago

    My only real problem with the disappearing headphone jack is that they don't seem too have any real plans to add digital headphone ports in laptops. (I may have missed one that has it?)

  • Егор Сидоров

    It's 2019 and I'm still not buying 'jackless' phones. Wirelessness isn't necessary if we talk about headphones and it doesn't make your life easier at all.

  • cat gath
    cat gath 20 days ago

    The convince. Keep the Jack on the non flagship phone. That way we who do not rely on hype can choose which features we want. Also allows the option to test odd ideas on the non primary consumer.

  • Perfect Cell
    Perfect Cell 20 days ago

    I swear, if Apple does something we go around and say they lied about doing it first, then they are actually one of the first to do something and everyone jumps on Apple for doing it. Just buy an older iPhone or an Android device, its that easy.

  • TheColdWarVeteran
    TheColdWarVeteran 20 days ago

    If you like inferior sound and brain tumours go wireless.

  • Pavan kumar
    Pavan kumar 21 day ago

    Nonsense. We need headphone jack.

  • Felix Maier
    Felix Maier 21 day ago

    What do you mean "poor sound quality"? The best available, the one the professional industry uses (among some others). There is also USB, but nothing provides *better* quality than gold plated jack & cable. Certainly not those pods.

  • Aaron Long
    Aaron Long 22 days ago

    It's pure greed. All other answers are invalid.

  • Dashiel Grayson
    Dashiel Grayson 22 days ago

    This is scary

  • Wolf Gamer
    Wolf Gamer 23 days ago

    How are cancer survivers couragous?

  • Herbert Mackie
    Herbert Mackie 24 days ago +1

    Samsung the S10 still has it has a headphone Jack

  • Jonathan Canfield
    Jonathan Canfield 24 days ago +1

    i got in a bit of a debate with a coworker about this a few months back. he has an iPhone and i said how stupid it was for them not to have an audio jack. he went on about how everything is going Bluetooth and if i really need an audio jack its cause i am just to cheap to buy anything quality.
    well i now exclusively use true wireless headphones while he is still using a dongle for his standard headphones. and i still standby what i say because i keep a pair of regular headphones with me just in case the batteries die or the Bluetooth has issues.

    i just found this whole thing quite funny and one the reasons i hate apple products...they are successful because they instill a mindset not because they sell quality products. not that some of their stuff isn't good but not so good it deserves this cult mentality around the company and their products.

  • Micah Grauel
    Micah Grauel 25 days ago +1

    I don’t want to hear anyone tell me that Bluetooth audio sounds better. They’re lying. Using a headphone jack takes it vantage of your Dac (digital to analog converter) an analog signal always sounds better than a wireless signal.

  • Nikhil Shetty
    Nikhil Shetty 25 days ago

    It doesn't take much space if they design correctly

  • Sebastian #
    Sebastian # 25 days ago

    Well, your lips look like you just eate spaghetti :D

  • Elijah Thompson
    Elijah Thompson 26 days ago

    *Apple owning the majority of the wireless headphone market intensifies*

  • Grandmaster
    Grandmaster 26 days ago

    I wonder how diehard Samsung fans feel about the removal of headphone jack from the Note 10

  • Ax El
    Ax El 26 days ago +1

    Samsung and LG say 'Hi, we can still make space for almost everything else you could want with a jack'