Image from China reveals that the Apple iPhone 7 might have an earphone jack


One of the very first rumors that we heard about the Apple iPhone 7 was that there would be no earphone jack on the unit. Instead, Apple would use the Lightning port as the place where users could plug in earphones or headsets. By eliminating the headphone jack, Apple could make the iPhone 7 thinner and still have room to put a larger capacity battery inside. In addition, it would make it easier to have the device made waterproof.

Since this rumor spread, almost every leak allegedly showing the iPhone 7 did not include an earphone jack. But a new photograph supposedly showing the circuitry …