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Dual-Port Smartphone Accessories

Belkin's iPhone Dongle is a Smartphone Adapter with Two Ports

— September 20, 2017 — Tech
iPhone 7 users are familiar with the brand's new headphone port, which doubles as a charging port to minimize the facade of the design-focused smart devices -- however convenient, the new design is flawed in the sense that users are unable to listen to music while the phone is charging, so Belkin's iPhone dongle was created as a solution to this problem.

With the dongle, users can charge a phone while listening to music. The small accessory is a simple adapter with a 3.55mm connector that contains two ports, one for headphones and one for a charger. The simple design of this accessory enables users to enjoy the benefits of previous iPhone models, without disrupting the phone's minimalist design.
Trend Themes
1. Dual-port Smartphone Accessories - Belkin's iPhone dongle offers a solution for iPhone 7 users who want to simultaneously charge their phone and listen to music.
2. Adapter Innovation - Belkin's dual-port dongle demonstrates the potential for innovation in smartphone accessories that address specific user needs and improve functionality.
3. Maximizing Minimalist Phone Design - Belkin's simple and sleek design for the iPhone dongle shows the trend of creating accessories that seamlessly integrate with the minimalist aesthetic of modern smartphones.
Industry Implications
1. Smartphone Accessories - The dual-port dongle from Belkin represents an opportunity for smartphone accessories companies to create innovative solutions that address user limitations.
2. Audio Technology - The demand for dual-port accessories like Belkin's dongle highlights potential opportunities in the audio technology industry to develop products that enhance the audio experience of smartphone users.
3. Consumer Electronics - Belkin's iPhone dongle exemplifies the potential for disruptive innovation within the consumer electronics industry by providing a practical solution to the limitations of the iPhone 7 design.
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