You Won’t Believe How Well Apple’s iPhone Headphone Adapter Is Selling
Apple’s Lightning to 3.5mm headphone adapter that allows iPhone owners to use their smartphone with traditional headphones is the third best-selling product at Best Buy.
At $9.99, the little adapter, which comes right in the box of iPhones no longer featuring the super-popular audio port, comes right after Amazon’s Fire TV stick and Apple’s AirPods, both of which are also selling like hot cakes.
According to stats published by Joshua Fruhlinger on Thinknum, the headphone adapter has been a consistent best-seller at Best Buy since its debut in October 2016 on the iPhone 7.
While it’s hard to estimate how much Apple is making with these adapters, it’s actually surprising to see them such a steady source of income for the Cupertino-based tech giant, especially given all the controversy created around the decision to remove the headphone jack.
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