Bolt HTC smartphone with no 3.5 mm audio connector?

According to the American journalist Evan Nelson Blass (Evan Nelson Blass) in the portal VentureBeat, HTC is going to soon introduce a new smartphone – HTC Bolt running the Android operating system 7.0 "Nougat", the distinctive feature of which will be, apparently, no standard 3.5 mm audio connector.

This device will supposedly be equipped with a 5.5-inch Full HD display, 3 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal memory which can be expanded through the use of microSD memory cards, USB Type-C port, 18 MP main camera with support for 4K video recording and also 8 MP front camera and a fingerprint scanner embedded in the Central control key located below the screen between the touch buttons.