Apple‘s decision to remove the charging adapter from the iPhone 12 and another models have been received with assorted reaction. Even though the Cupertino-based manufacturer based the decision on environmental conservation efforts, most persons have spoken up against the decision extra like the has not launched a phone with USB-C to lightning adapter in the past. The backlash has not only arrive from fans like even rival telephone manufacturers have Additionally caught up with the criticism, taking a subtle dig at Apple even though offering their brand.
Samsung week ago tweeted that the Samsung Galaxy series phones continue to ship with a power adapter which is a reference to Apple. Xiaomi joined the trolling train, thanks to Xiaomi Spain. A tweet in Spanish translates thus; Respectable Morning #MiFans, today we dreamed that our phones arrived with no a charger in the box. Fortunately, it was just a nightmare”. This is definitely a swipe at Apple’s controversial decision.
Buenos días #MiFans, hoy hemos soñado que nuestros smartphones venían sin cargador en la caja 😰😰😰
Afortunadamente solo era una pesadilla⚡️⚡️⚡️
— Xiaomi España (@XiaomiEspana) October 14, 2020
Even OnePlus joined the party during the release of the OnePlus 8T. During the occasion, the manufacturer showed a scene in which the OnePlus 8T charger is coming out of the phone’s box. The Oneplus exec who hosted the launch event then laid emphasis on the fact that the smartphone will ship with a 65W adapter for free even though it price tag the manufacturer twice the price tag of the previous adapter to manufacture this one.
While some will commend Apple for playing its part in saving our planet, there are individuals who argue that the decision will heading lead to additional shipping and packaging since users will have to order the accessories separately. However, viewing it from Apple’s perspective as it relates to environmental conservation, we can’t help however commend the manufacturer.