NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Capital Wave Strategist Shah Gilani appeared on "Varney & Company" on Wednesday morning to discuss Apple (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. (AAPL) Report cofounder Steve Wozniak's warning to keep the headphone jack on the new iPhone 7, expected to hit stores on September 23.
"If it's missing the 3.5 millimeter earphone jack, that's going to tick off a lot of people," Wozniak told the Australian Financial Review in an article published Wednesday morning.
If Apple got rid of the separate headphone jack, iPhone 7 users would connect their headphones via Bluetooth or with an adapter that connects to the iPhone's charging port, Fox Business anchor Elizabeth MacDonald explained.
Over the years, Apple customers have complained about having to buy additional equipment to work the company's products, so having to buy an extra adapter would probably annoy customers, MacDonald pointed out.
Wozniak also said that the wireless sound is not up to par.
"I would not use Bluetooth ... I don't like wireless. I have cars where you can plug in the music, or go through Bluetooth, and Bluetooth just sounds so flat for the same music," he told the Australian Financial Review.
Wozniak is an "amazing" audio expert so he knows what he's talking about when he says the sound quality will be a big problem, noted Gilani.
While Wozniak says his "custom ear implants" are so comfortable that he can sleep in them, he also said that he would be willing to use wireless headphones if certain improvements were made.
"If there's a Bluetooth 2 that has higher bandwidth and better quality, that sounds like real music, I would use it. But we'll see. Apple is good at moving towards the future, and I like to follow that," Wozniak said.
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