Oneplus 6T to ditch 3.5mm audio jack and introduce Type-C Bullets 

By  Nitesh Kunnath

News about OnePlus 6T is all round the corner indicating the launch to be very soon. A lot of leaks already suggest the specification and features of the phone except the audio jack specification. OnePlus confirmed that their next device (OnePlus 6T) will not be having a dedicated headphone jack.

OnePlus to introduce all-new Type C Bullets with OnePlus 6T launch.

Oneplus 6T to ditch 3.5mm audio jack and introduce Type-C Bullets

This marks the end of 3.5 mm audio jack era for OnePlus family. Oneplus is all set to launch their USB Type-C wired Bullets earphones with the launch of their next flagship smartphone launch, OnePlus 6T. This Type-C Bullets will be the successor to the OnePlus Bullets V2 with the same principle of balancing design with utility and versatility to enhance the overall audio experience.

OnePlus Type-C earphones

From the design perspective, it will be similar to the Bullets V2 metal design. The Type-C Bullets will have aramid fiber added to the wire in-order to make the Type-C Bullets more durable, sturdy and resistant to stretching. The earphones will be built-in high-end, professional DAC by Ciruss Logic for an improved sound quality. It has a higher dynamic range, higher signal-to-noise ratio and low noise floor.

When compared to the 3.5 mm jack that uses analog, Type C headphones ensures minimal loss of quality for a superior audio outcome.

Type-C earphones-3

The Type-C Bullets are compatible with any Type-C USB port, and pair beautifully with OnePlus devices, allowing users to adjust the sound enhancement configuration for a more customized sound. The OnePlus Type-C Bullets will be priced at INR 1,490 and will be available across online and offline channels.

Reason to ditch 3.5mm audio jack?

OnePlus conducted a survey back in 2017 where the number of users for in-jack headphones were at 80% but the same survey in 2018 showed that the number dropped drastically with 59% users switching to wireless headsets.

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