Smartphone makers like Apple are trying to incorporate several features into their smartphone, yet trying to make thim slim and trim. Its likely that Apple might end up compromising on some feature as it tries to focus on the design. Rumor stories say that Apple will do away with the audio jack in tis next Apple iPhone.
Its likely that Apple will do away with the Apple iPhone 3.5mm audio jack and rely on a Lightning port for audio instead. The Lightning port will be used for data as well as charging the phone. This would turn Apple far more thinner than it already is. Reports suggest that the iPhone will be even thinner and may be thinner than what it is currently. This seems to another of Apple's designers fascination for Size zero models.
Apple won't be a the first Phone maker to take the step of ditching the 3.5mm audio jack, as some phone manufacturers have already done it in the past. The removal of the 3.5mm audio jack, it will add to the aesthetics and flow of the iPhone as Apple is a known for its design.
However, Apple's decision to do away with the the audio jack will come as a surprise to some as it might lead to problems. Users will have to carry an adapter or buy headphones that have lightning connectors and cables, adding to the woes. It will also lead to battery problem as a lot of connector cables and accessories will end up guzzling battery.
There is still time till Apple releases its iPhone 7. Rumors say a lot about Apple and its upcoming phones. Its early to say as the iPhone 7 will release only in 2016.