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OnePlus 6T Headphone Jack Removal Causes Fan Backlash

Posted On: Sep 15, 2018   |   Posted By: Android Headlines

In short: A vocal portion of the OnePlus customer base took to social media and the company's own product forums to criticize its decision to remove the 3.5mm headphone jack from the upcoming OnePlus 6T. “OP6 will be my last OnePlus device,” wrote one user on Twitter. “It's a mistake,” said another in response to the firm's announcement of the Type-C Bullets Wireless earphones. “I don't understand how losing the headphone jack can be a sign of progress,” reads another forum comment, questioning the company's suggestion that the OnePlus 6T will be its best device to date in every aspect.
Background: Earlier this week, OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei said the firm believes the timing for the removal of the headphone jack is right, citing internal data indicating 59-percent of OnePlus users already own a pair of wireless headphones. Those who don't will be offered an inexpensive USB-C solution in the form of the new Bullets Wireless, whereas the OnePlus 6T will also be bundled with a dongle allowing owners of...

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