This may be a sensitive topic, but just for the sake of informing and being informed I thought it would be good to post this article that explains the differences. Below are some highlights, but of course, read the whole article for full context.
USB Type-C audio connections don’t actually have to be digital: you can actually get analog audio out too. The USB standard also supports “Audio Accessory Mode”, whereby the D+/D- pins switch roles to support analog audio signals—again, this isn’t new to USB Type-C.
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