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Soon, new mobile phones will come without a charger

By TobiF ·
Over the last half a year, it so happens that I have bought 3 new mobile phones.

Both the LG and the SonyEricsson use MicroUSB for both computer connection and to charge the unit.
The Nokia phone still uses its traditional charger, but <i>can also be charged via the Micro-USB connection.</i>

So, the industry agreement on a shared solution for chargers is gaining speed. Soon, new phones won't have any charger included in the box!

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No, no, no!

by boxfiddler Moderator In reply to Soon, new mobile phones w ...

I go too many places that I've no computer access. I NEED a wall charging solution! Ack! :0

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Don't worry.

by TobiF In reply to No, no, no!

By the time the vendors stop supplying (wall) chargers to each and every phone, you'll already have a drawer full of those at home.
Actually, although the USB cable is used as interface, these phones typically charge with higher current than a PC USB port usually supplies, so charging from a computer is in most cases slower (if possible at all).

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Just say no

by wdyson1 In reply to Soon, new mobile phones w ...

Push comes to shove some one will give you a charger with a phone and the guy who doesn't will be selling only to the suckers.

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