The same charger for all smartphones – level 1

29-09-2021 07:00

The EU wants to make a new law. The law will say that all smartphones, tablets, cameras, and other devices will have the same charger.

Different devices often have different chargers. Connectors often do not come with the devices. People must buy them.

People in the EU spend 2.4 billion euros on chargers every year. It is not possible to join some devices together. Everything will be much easier when only one connector exists. Another reason is that people will throw away less material.

Companies like Apple are not happy with this idea. Apple uses a special charger. Apple says that the new law will be bad for making new products.

Difficult words: device (an electrical thing or machine), charger (an instrument which gives power to electrical things), connector (a thing which joins two or more things together).

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