The analog socket used to plug in a headset, earphones or headphones. The 2.5 and 3.5mm jacks have been used on cellphones and smartphones, while stereo and home theater equipment generally have a 6.3mm socket. In time, the common headphone jack on smartphones is expected to become history, replaced by wireless (Bluetooth). In 2016, Apple eliminated the headphone jack on the iPhone 7, requiring wired headphones to plug into the Lightning socket. See mini-phone connector, phone connector, headphones, earphones and Lightning connector.
Headphone-jack Sentence Examples
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Plug a tape recorder into the headphone jack of the computer with a double plug cord.
The cap has a connector designed to attach to the headphone jack on your tablet, making it easy to store and transport along with your iPad.
The headphone jack is readily accessible, and you can just plug in and go!