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Google has adopted up its mockery over Apple eradicating the headphone jack from the iPhone, by eradicating the headphone jack from the brand new Pixel 6a.
First they chortle at you, then they copy. In August 2021, Google produced a pastiche of Apple’s Jony Ive design movies, completely to ridicule how the iPhone now not had a headphone jack.
Now as a part of its 2022 Google I/O launches, the corporate has introduced its Pixel 6a telephone. It Google’s new midrange telephone and has an improved processor, under-display fingerprint sensor — however no headphone jack.
“Calling this perfectly-symmetrical, technological marvel, a ‘headphone jack’ could really feel like an understatement…,” stated Google’s satirical video concerning the port on the Pixel 5a, “however technically, that is what it is known as, so… honest sufficient.”
It isn’t recognized whether or not Google had already deliberate to take away the jack when the video was launched, or subsequently whether or not its advertising and marketing division talks to engineering. Smartphone designs from inception to manufacturing typically take between 12 and 16 months.
To Google’s credit score, the satire video can nonetheless be seen on-line. That compares to Samsung, which equally mocked Apple however then took down its advert earlier than it copied the iPhone.