True wireless in-ear headphones emerging, thanks to jack-less smartphones

Saying goodbye to the headphone jack also means saying hello to true wireless in-ear headphones for many consumers.
Saying goodbye to the headphone jack also means saying hello to true wireless in-ear headphones for many consumers.PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO

The Samsung Galaxy Note10 smartphones, launched last Saturday (Aug 24), signals the end of an era for the headphone jack.

While the list of smartphones that have ditched the venerable audio connector has been steadily growing, it is the first time a flagship phone series from the world's largest smartphone maker has done the same.

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