by Jason Snell & Dan Moren
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October 5, 2016 1:24 PM PT
The teardown artists at iFixit take a look at what’s going on inside the Lightning-to-headphone adapter that Apple included with the iPhone 7 series. There’s a decent amount going on inside that tiny cable, including a digital-to-analog conversion chip and an analog-to-digital chip. But the conclusion is that the sound difference is nigh imperceptible.