This story is part of it, where our editors will bring you the latest news and the most interesting devices of the fully virtual CES 2021.
, a sequel to last year , arrived earlier than the company’s leading phones usually have. Thursday, the last day , Samsung hosted a virtual unpacked event ( ), which introduced the latest Galaxy S smartphone, about a month earlier than last year’s announcement. months about a new device, which he launched . Would the Galaxy S21 have a stylus? Would you have a sleek new design? ?
And a perennial question: Would it include a headphone jack? Now we know the answer: No, the Galaxy S21 doesn’t have a headphone jack.
We assumed the same amount on the eve of the unpacked event, based on the leak. But if we have learned anything since then(same day ), that is that anything is possible.
showed a similar design to the S20 line, with a fingerprint reader on the screen and a centered front camera for drilling holes. But one thing we didn’t see in is a headphone jack, which told us it was probably not on the S21 cards. for all three S21 models, the headphone jack is also not mentioned.
There had were some an unfounded assumption that Samsung is reintroducing the headphone jack as a kind of experiment in 2021. It is thought here that the headphone jack could be enough to distinguish the Galaxy flagship from other premium phones from Apple and Google, which have also forced users to turn into any or the dongle way of life of recent years.
It was an interesting theory, especially if you remember Samsung’s initial reaction to Apple’s initial removal of the headphone jack from its 2016 handset, the iPhone 7. Apple’s move culminated in Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 launch that year. I, mocking the iPhone’s awkward dongle setting. But the tide has changed and, in 2019 and he left a headphone jack on the floor of the cuttings. , the first from the Galaxy S line to prevent it.
History repeated itself with the Galaxy S21. When Apple decided not to include a charger or headphones with its iPhone 12, Samsung mocked that decision as well. But now Samsung’s “what’s in the box” page who listed only the USB-C cable (no brick charging), ejection pin, and Quick Start Guide citing environmental reasons. And not plugging the headphones into the box was another piece of evidence against plugging in the proper headphone jack.. The omission of tipster Evan Blass the day before Galaxy Unpacked also showed a
One of the reasons why phone manufacturers like to lose a crane: thinner frames. It is thin inside, and the smaller frame footprint allows for a larger screen without increasing the overall size of the phone.
Another, perhaps more cynical reason: the company’s own wireless headphones should sell better when its phones lack a wired headphone jack.they sold like gangsters, probably in small part thanks to the cut-out iPhone connector. And Samsung got its own line of wireless headphones, ,, i , and now they exist , also. So Samsung makes a lot of sense to stick to its decision to assign a headphone jack.