Many of these companies offer consumers three simple alternatives: use a dongle to plug in your current headphones, use USB-C headphones, or switch to wireless earbuds like the AirPods or Samsung Galaxy Buds.
But not everyone wants to keep track of a dongle, spend money on a new pair of headphones, or part with their favorite non-USB headphones.
Google Pixel 3a and 3a XL
There are plenty of reasons to love Google's latest smartphones, the Pixel 3a and 3a XL.
At $400 and $480 respectively, they bring high-end features to smartphones that cost about half the price of rival flagship devices.
Google compromises in a few small areas to keep the price low.