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EU ponders one single common phone charger

2 monthes ago   |   By Tech Radar

The European Union is to study whether there is a need for more action to force the mobile industry to adopt a common charger that can be used with any smartphone European policymakers have been keen for a single standard for more than a decade, citing significant amounts of electronic waste caused by unused chargers and the inconvenience suffered by Android and iPhone users who need different cables for different devices.
EU charger
It has expressed its view to the industry for almost a decade and in 2009 it appeared as though there was a breakthrough when Nokia, Sony Ericsson, Motorola...
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EU Wants To Explore The Idea Of Standardizing Mobile Phone Chargers

EU Wants To Explore The Idea Of Standardizing Mobile Phone Chargers

2 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

A powerful image, but one that does not represent today's phone world Back in the day, pretty much every OEM that made mobile phones created proprietary chargers. This meant that if you owned a Nokia handset, you could only use a Nokia charger, and so on. This was a hassle, and more importantly it created a lot of waste because a Nokia user moving to a Samsung phone would have no need for their old charger, thus creating electronic waste. Today the situation is much better, although Apple is pretty much the only one holding out as they are still insisting on using its proprietary Lightning...
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