The same charger should come for electronic devices like smartphones and tablets.
This will not only reduce the financial burden on users, but also help reduce e-waste.
Currently, users also need to purchase a separate charger for new phones or tablets.
New Delhi. The government is exploring the possibility of bringing in a single charger for electronic devices like smartphones and tablets and has also called a stakeholder meeting next week to discuss it. Giving the information on Tuesday, a senior Department of Consumer Affairs official said the possibility of bringing in a single charger to eliminate the need for different chargers for different electronics will be explored. He said it would not only reduce the financial burden on users, but also help reduce e-waste.
Explain that electronic and electrical devices that are discarded when damaged or not working properly. This is called electronic waste.
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According to the official, cellphone manufacturers and OEMs have been called to a meeting on August 17 to explore the possibility of a “common charger”.
“If mobile phone companies can adopt a charging system in Europe and US markets, why can’t they do it in India? Portable electronic devices like smartphones and tablets must have a common charger.
He said if India does not insist on such a change, then such a device can be introduced in India and discarded.
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At the moment, you have to buy a separate charger for each device.
The European Union recently announced the implementation of a common charging standard for small electronic devices with USB-C ports by 2024. This demand is also gaining momentum in America. Currently, when purchasing any new smartphone or tablet, users must also purchase a separate charger. The reason is that the old charger does not work with the new device.
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FIRST POST: August 10, 2022, 12:23 PM HST