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RSS FeedsYou don`t need a charger or headphones in the box with your next phone
(Android Central)

 
 

1 july 2020 12:11:20

 
You don`t need a charger or headphones in the box with your next phone
(Android Central)
 


If not including a weak charger or crummy earbuds shaves even a few dollars off of those hefty price tags, let`s do it! Ming-chi Kuo is an analyst with a track record that says he`s worth listening to. He recently said that the next iPhone isn`t going to come with a charging block or EarPods, and as you might expect, the Apple side of the internet isn`t very happy about it. According to Kuo, Apple will be doing this because it wants the iPhone 12 to be sold at a similar price to the iPhone 11, but the inclusion of 5G radios means corners need to be cut to meet that goal. An 18-watt charging brick currently costs $29 at the Apple store and a set of EarPods will also set you back $29, so Apple apparently can shave $58 off of the price of its next phone by making the box a little lighter. I`m all for it. Let`s be clear here — I don`t think Apple is doing this to cut down on e-waste or just to keep costs down. Apple is a business, and businesses are designed to make as much money a...


 
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