Does this exist
February 6, 2014 7:32 AM   Subscribe

My latest annoyance is that this used iPhone 4s that I bought has the headphone jack on the top. This makes getting it in and out of my jacket pocket and holding it annoying for me. And I can't just turn the phone upside down like an iPad does. Is there such thing as a case that either replicates the headphone jack on the bottom, or has its own built-in headphones originating from the bottom? I found this one but the headphone cord still comes out of the top. Alternatively, recommendations for bluetooth headphones that have comparable good battery life and sound quality to the plugged-in kind.
posted by bleep to Technology (5 answers total) 1 user marked this as a favorite
Get an iPhone 5 instead?
posted by w0mbat at 9:12 AM on February 6, 2014 [1 favorite]

I don't think what you want exists - I certainly haven't seen it, and it would be a pretty bulky case just to to move the headphone jack around. (Bringing the sound in from the 30-pin port would be a huge power drain, too.)

The new 5 phones do have the jack at the bottom; alternately, The Wirecutter recommends these bluetooth headphones.
posted by Tomorrowful at 9:27 AM on February 6, 2014 [1 favorite]

I have the bluetooth headphones linked by Tomorrowful and I highly recommend them. Have changed my life - I have basically worn them all day every day for the past year. Good for work, home, travel, commute.
posted by valeries at 10:25 AM on February 6, 2014

Thanks for the headphone recommendation!

Getting an iPhone 5 isn't an option, otherwise I wouldn't have asked the question.
posted by bleep at 3:55 PM on February 6, 2014

Could one of these work for you? (Adds an audio output from the normal usb port on the bottom)
posted by vegetableagony at 3:56 PM on February 18, 2014

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