Vietnamese site Tinhte has recently posted a video of what they think is the headphones of the next-generation iPhone coming next month. The headphones of the iPhone have remained unchanged since the release of the original iPhone back in 2007 but now it looks like Apple is making huge changes in the next release.
The description of the embedded video (Google translated):
In my hands are the new earphones for the iPhone 5 that is about to come out – Apple’s next generation of iPod [sic]. These will replace the current earphones that are on the market. These are manufactured at Phax Co factory in Vietnam. They have the appearance of a horse’s head, not like earbuds. When they are worn, they have a much smaller profile. They have the appearance of a fully integrated, single unit – there’s no part that looks like it would come apart – not like earbuds; the integrated design is characteristic of Apple products. Here I have the old earphones for comparison. The new ones are much smaller; when they are worn, they do not hurt the way earbuds do. You can see on the old ones the surface is a separate part that looks like it can be detached – not like the small surface of the new one. The old earphones were mostly made in China, with some in Vietnam. But the new ones are clearly made in Vietnam. (Reading from the wires): “Designed by Apple in California, assembled in Vietnam.”
Watch the video below:
The iPhone 5 release date hasn’t been confirmed yet. However, Apple is widely expected to announce the iPhone 5 on September 12th.
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