Apple has ditched the headphone jack, but maybe that isn’t
such a bad thing. It’s time for a fresh start! Reassess all of your iPhone
accessories and upgrade to some new and improved headphones. We’ve made a quick
reference guide for your convenience. Whether you’re ready to go wireless or
are looking to plug straight into the lightning jack, Audiolab can help you get
Plug Into Your Lightning Port
Audeze was ahead of the curve in releasing a 24-bit
Lightning cable for use with the iPhone 7. Their proprietary Lightning cable
includes, “…an inline system-on-a-chip that drives your music to levels you
never dreamed of.” This innovative system bypasses the iPhone’s internal audio
processors and streams high-resolution audio to Audeze’s own DAC with DSP,
drastically improving the sound. The Sine is for audiophiles dedicated to high
resolution sound at home and on the go.
Dragonfly Red or Dragonfly Black DAC with Your Lightning to
Want to use your 1/8” (3.5mm) plug headphones? Use Apple’s
Lightning to USB adapter with a Dragonfly Red or Black by
AudioQuest to get high-resolution audio from your iPhone! This combination will
keep your high-res files sounding great whether you’re sitting in the den,
driving down the coast, or flying overseas.
Got Bluetooth? You’re Covered!
At a price that’s easy to swallow, Kicker CushBlu headphones
are an excellent middleground between comfort, quality, and wireless freedom.
Their 54mm drivers pump out incredible sound. Charge them once and listen all
day with a battery rated up to 18 hours! Convenient buttons on the side allow you to skip songs or take
calls via Bluetooth, making them a great companion for the iPhone 7.
Audio-Technica ANC Wireless
Putting you iPhone 7 in Airplane Mode? You’ll want a
noise-cancelling headphone for the flight, and Audio-Technica’s ANC Wireless is
the perfect candidate for the job. These noise-cancelling, wireless in-ear
headphones have all of the features you need from a great pair of earbuds.
Ditch the Apple AirPods in your iPhone box! Use the ANC Wireless in-ear
headphones and get aptX® technology for the best-possible audio performance
over Bluetooth, an 8-hour battery for simultaneous Bluetooth and
noise-canceling, and wireless mic and controls. These features and more make
the ANC wireless headphones another excellent iPhone companion.
Phiaton BT 100 NC
BT 100 NC headphones by Phiaton come with aptX technology
built in to provide better sound quality, and extended dynamic range. Their
around-the-neck band allows you to control your music and incoming calls
from your iPhone 7. As an added bonus, they are sweat and water resistant
making them the perfect companion at the gym. Keep the iPhone in your bag while
you stream wirelessly to your Phiaton headphones.
Definitive Technology Symphony 1
Definitive Technology has brought their incredible audio
engineering to wireless, over-ear, noise canceling
headphones. Symphony 1 headphones play your audio files with precision. Immerse
yourself in sound with the freedom and convenience of Bluetooth paired with the
portability of the iPhone 7. Drown out your surroundings in the studio, on the
road, or in the air. Definitive Technology’s Symphony 1 headphones are an outstanding audio solution for the iPhone 7.
Denon’s Globe Cruiser headphones provide incredible noise
cancellation that reduces ambient noise by 99%. These performance headphones use
aptX wireless technology for immersive audio. Bluetooth, noise cancellation,
and smart phone control come together in these astounding performance
headphones to create a trifecta of sonic bliss.
So, as you can see there is no need to worry! Yes, Apple
scrapped the headphone jack, but they did it because they knew we were ready. With
all of these options for Bluetooth and lightning cable headphones, there’s
nothing standing between you and your iTunes library.