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Sony brought the headphone jack back on the Xperia 1 II to give people “a smartphone that they will love”

The Sony Xperia 1 II was announced back in February and became available last month. Despite the odd name (pronounced "mark two"), this is another excellent phone from Sony. It has pretty much all of the specifications that have become standard for flagships in 2020, but one feature, in particular, stands out: the headphone jack. Headphone...

ASUS ROG Phone launches in India with an overclocked Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 and 90Hz display

Gaming phones are an upcoming breed of smartphones that pack in top-of-the-line specifications in order to lure the crowd looking for serious performance. Even if you are not a gamer, these smartphones give you future-proof hardware as they go overkill on their features. If you're looking to pick up a gaming phone in India, ASUS...

OnePlus 6T will not have a headphone jack, Type-C Bullets announced

As we've learned more about the upcoming OnePlus 6T, the device has become more and more appealing. A possible launch through a US carrier? An in-display fingerprint scanner? Possibly an even smaller notch? What's not to love? However, in a TechRadar interview with OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei, something a little more controversial has been revealed -...

Google releases updated USB-C to 3.5mm headphone adapter ahead of Pixel 3 launch

Phones without headphone jacks are still a divisive topic in the Android community. Like it or not, this is the future of smartphones. Google hopped on the trend last year with the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. Now, a few weeks ahead of the Pixel 3 event, Google has updated this controversial accessory. Last year,...

How to increase the headphone jack volume on the OnePlus 6 [Root]

One of the most common complaints about the OnePlus 6 is its low volume headphone jack. While many different aspects of the device are stellar, the phone's volume output is not so great. The quality itself is fine, but you won't exactly be pumping out high decibel audio. Often a trick done by users to...

Essential Phone gets headphone jack module and MQA certification

Essential has been paying a huge amount of attention to the Essential Phone as of late. Not only has the company been consistently providing stable updates, but we also saw the latest version of the Android P developer preview available for the device the same day it came out. Not only that, but the company...

Blackberry KEY2 announced with 4.5″ screen and backlit hardware keyboard

Blackberry is certainly no longer the mobile giant it once was, but it's still a player in the global smartphone market. The Blackberry KEY2 is the successor to the Blackberry KEYone and has just been announced. The device boasts some interesting specifications including a 4.5-inch screen and backlit hardware keyboard, just like its predecessor. People may...

The ASUS ROG Phone is a gaming phone with an overclocked Snapdragon 845 and a 90Hz screen

Gaming phones appear to be all the rage recently with the Razer Phone kicking everything off late last year. Following that, the Xiaomi-backed Black Shark made an appearance. ASUS is now getting in on the action with the ASUS ROG Phone (Republic of Gamers) making its way to the market. It's got a number of tricks...

Sony says the Xperia XZ2 doesn’t have a headphone jack because of the “Ambient Flow design language”

A couple of the recent smartphone trends have not been popular with users. We're referring to the removal of the 3.5mm headphone jack and display notches. Coincidentally (or not), both of these trends can be traced back to Apple. The "features" didn't originate with Apple, but they weren't trends until they were found in the iPhone....

Expect OEMs to Keep Omitting the Headphone Jack as Their Newest Phones are Selling Better and Better

A little over a year ago I wrote about the killing of the 3.5mm headphone jack. At the time, the Moto Z was newly announced, making it the first mainstream and major manufacturer to forgo the decades old and widely adopted technology.Fast forward to today and we are now looking at the very real possibility...