Apple‘s decision to remove the charging adapter from the iPhone 12 and another models have been got with varied reaction. Even though the Cupertino-based company based the decision on environmental conservation efforts, most persons have spoken up against the decision peculiarly like the has not launched a phone with USB-C to lightning adapter in the past. The backlash has not only come from fans like even rival cameraphone manufacturers have In addition caught up with the criticism, taking a subtle dig at Apple while promoting their brand.
Samsung recently tweeted that the Samsung Galaxy series smartphones continue to ship with a power adapter which is a reference to Apple. Xiaomi joined the trolling train, because of to Xiaomi Spain. A tweet in Spanish translates thus; Great Morning #MiFans, Presently we dreamed that our smartphones came without having a charger in the box. Fortunately, it was just a nightmare”. This is undoubtedly 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 occasion then laid emphasis on the fact that the smartphone will ship with a 65W adapter for free even though it price the company twice the price tag of the previous adapter to manufacture this one.
While few will commend Apple for playing its part in saving our planet, there are these who argue that the decision will likely lead to a lot more shipping and packaging due to the fact users will have to order the accessories separately. But, viewing it from Apple’s perspective like it relates to environmental conservation, we can’t help however commend the manufacturer.