The REAL reason you don’t get a charger anymore.
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Samsung and Apple no longer give you a charger with the Samsung galaxy S21 / S21 Ultra and Apple iPhone 12 / 12 Pro / 12 Pro Max - But is this ACTUALLY just to save the environment? To see what I got by buying the strangest phones on the internet: irglo.info/from/lsx1pnWhoqeeXnU/fy-lm-h-y.html

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  • Mrwhosetheboss
    Mrwhosetheboss

    Particularly curious to see what you think after you've watched this one! ♻️

  • Gustavo Colombini
    Gustavo Colombini

    Buying a new phone in 2015: Oh boy, I wonder what features will be added!

  • happyclash
    happyclash

    Apple says it wants to be environmently friendly but still makes it as hard as possible to reapair any of their devices.

  • fresh lemony lemon
    fresh lemony lemon

    It was so funny when Apple was like "we're saving the environment by not giving you a charger" and then they went on to promote "wireless" charging. Wireless charging is known for it's HUGE waste of electricity

  • Marko Lacić
    Marko Lacić

    Over time Xiaomi got an option on their website that allows you to choose if you get a charger in a box when you by a phone, the only right way to do it. Also good video, fair points made

  • Ernest Jay
    Ernest Jay

    Imagine if an automotive company start selling cars without tires and said "you could use your old car tires to save the environment"

  • Dave Sirikientong
    Dave Sirikientong

    I genuinely felt offended when Apple came out saying they are not including a charging brick citing environmental benefits. They are doing it to save their own logistics and shipping costs. Save costs but charge customers more. Business tip; dont treat your customers like they are dumb.

  • Harley Wilson
    Harley Wilson

    The most eco friendly thing you can do is to keep using your current phone as long as you can .

  • DrinGONatoR
    DrinGONatoR

    Why don’t they ask the question; “would you like the charger/earphones/cable in the box?” When the phones get packaged just leave out what has been requested. Another way to reduce the wast would be to ask for the old equipment that is left laying around the house. Then give you a discount if you recycle it.

  • Neon Thapa
    Neon Thapa

    Buying a charger and earpods separately requires another 2 boxes, we still pay the same price for just the phone. It is more like how can the companies make more money and have more convenience in shipping, under the cover of "protecting the environment".

  • kwebb209
    kwebb209

    He didn’t mention the fact, and biggest advantage, that Apple can now ship twice as many phones on one pallet. Remember every business decision revolves around the dollar

  • gughimen
    gughimen

    Thanks God, you’re the first IRglo I hear talking about this problem, these are the exact same things I’ve thought during this years and it felt so unreal that nobody was even talking or making a video about it…we need more people with visibility, as you, to bring this problem to the attention of their public.

  • Laura
    Laura

    Apple’s own reasoning for not including a charger with their phones makes me laugh! In the meantime, how many people drove down to the store and purchased a charger so they could use their new phone?😂

  • TechHoz
    TechHoz

    Ok, if this video presented in court, Smartphone companies gonna lose case :P

  • Spirit
    Spirit

    They could also make the charger optional - so you can order with or without. If you have one already. Apple also need to switch to standards like USBC. They should also have a recycle optional where you can return unwanted chargers.

  • Kataroku
    Kataroku

    It's so that, when you walk into a store to buy a new charger, you'll be met with multiple options: $20 for this standard charger that otherwise would have come prepackaged with your new phone, or $40 for this ultra charger that also glows in the dark!

  • Backseat Driver
    Backseat Driver

    Finally, someone has said what I've been saying for years. You are also missing the MOST important thing...and that is that chargers bought aftermarket also aren't made for that phone and LITERALLY decrease the phone's lifespan and efficiency. This means that we purchase twice as many chargers, phones, packaging etc...but it also uses more electricity because of this inefficiency.

  • smiley. ツ
    smiley. ツ

    "It's always a bit suspicious when someone takes something away from you but then tries to convince you it's for your own benefit"

  • Ιάσονας Αλιφέρης
    Ιάσονας Αλιφέρης

    The fact that the flagships come in an almost empty box is kinda weird when we consider that the rest come with a charger (even capable of charging the phone at full speed) and sometimes a case.

  • Bruno Pereira
    Bruno Pereira

    "We want to go green!" while wanting to convince their users that they need to buy a new smartphone every single year. Interesting...