The headphone jack is going. There’s no escaping it and while some manufacturers have retained it, the writing is on the wall. If you’re looking for something to get you through the transition, then this pair of Bluetooth 4.1 earphones could be a good gateway for you.
The earphones normally sell for just over $16, not a bad price in and of itself, but at $4 they’re a steal. Available in four colours – Blue, Gold, Gun Metal or Silver – they ship for free from Zapals.
The earphones include an inline controller to answer/end/reject calls, mute or adjust volume up/down and control your music. There’s also the charging point there, with the 80 mAh battery giving you about 3 hours of usage, so not the best, but far from the worst.
At $4, I’ve ordered a pair just to see how they go and to keep them in my gym bag for when my higher end earphones run out of charge. They’re on-sale until April 4th, so you can grab a pair from Zapals until then.
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