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Why did Apple put the headphone jack on the bottom of the iPhone 5?

Why would Apple change the headphone jack on the iPhone 5, so that it's now on the bottom? Is it just me, or does this design really suck. I think the headphone jack should be on the top, not the bottom. Did apple just not have enough space at the top of the phone to put in the headphone jack there, or is there some other reason why they moved it from the top, to the bottom? I just don't get it from a design / usability stand point to have the jack on the bottom of the iPhone 5.

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It's supposed to be more comfortable to use this way. Other brands have done the same thing before (like
Sony Ericsson a few years back). Most people are used to to having it on the top of the phone, but it's all a matter of habit.

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