The iPhone 7 came with a nasty surprise for music fans: Apple removed the 3.5mm headphone jack, leaving Lightning as the only port left on the device… which means you can’t listen to music and charge your phone at the same time! Bluetooth headphones are one option, but fans of wired headphones won’t trade in their favorite cans without a fight!
Designed for discerning customers who want to fit the needs of charging and listening to their iPhone at the same time, Vinpok Duo 2 delivers exceptional performance in an elegant design.
Being hailed as “A worthy investment for iPhone users... I really like that it gives you the option to charge your phone and not have your listening experience interrupted” by Mac Sources,
Vinpok Duo 2 does have a more interesting approach to differentiate itself from other adapters on the market. Instead of simply offering the ports and requiring another Lightning cables, the Duo 2 is a three-foot USB to Lightning cable for charging your iPhone that simply provides an inline Lighting port so you can connect your earphones to enjoy music simultaneously.
Duo 2 allows you to sync your iPhone while listening to the music, which is a unique feature rarely be found in other adapters. Made out of braided nylon fabric, Duo 2 is durable and tangle-free, it also supports full 48 kHz, 24-bit audio output, it is no wonder it has such great rating (8/10) from X reviews. What’s more, it costs only USD 26.99.
Here is the streak of its positive reviews:
“We tried it for a while and we totally loved it. It keeps fast charging and the audio doesn’t lose its quality.” by No Place Called Home
“Duo 2 was not as easy as splitting the Lightning cable. It had to support things like a remote control and hand free calling.” by Gadget Guy
“This is a permanent solution, makes the Duo 2 a particularly nice choice if you listen to music for long periods of time, like on transatlantic flights or in noisy offices. We’re happy to recommend the Duo 2 to any iPhone X, iPhone 8 or iPhone 7 users.” by X reviews
“Charging was flawless whether we used our MacBook Pro, the standard Apple iPhone power cube or our Belkin Power Rockstar 10000 battery pack... In all cases, the audio played perfectly with excellent sound quality." by Apple Tech Talk
“Both the durable materials of which it is constructed and the ability to listen while charging make the Duo 2 a great Lightning cable option.” by iPhonelife
“Duo 2 from Vinpok has elegantly solved the Apple iPhone conundrum of charging and using headphones at the same time.” by iLounge