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HTC One package on O2 comes without a charger

04 April, 2013 | Read the news | Post your comment
HTC One package on O2 comes without a charger  - read the full textO2, the popular UK service provider, recently launched its "Charger out of the box" initiative in collaboration with HTC. As a part of the initiative, the latest flagship device from the Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer will ship without a charger. According to an estimate from O2, there...

 

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They'll sell you the wall charger. Smart.

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  • 2013-04-04 16:18
  • v0qJ

Hahahahahahahahaha !

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  • 2013-04-04 16:16
  • fk6r

> In reply to TKP @ 2013-04-04 15:22 from vNaA - click to readNothing to do with component shortage.

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  • 2013-04-04 16:07
  • SwrL

The dumbest idea yet

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  • 2013-04-04 16:05
  • 2CPx

O2 has done that before even with model htc One X+ and the excuse was they are taking care of the environment also their explanation was: Most of the customers already have chargers and usb cables etc etc.

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  • 2013-04-04 16:05
  • SwrL

> In reply to paret @ 2013-04-04 15:29 from MPud - click to readO2 has failed math.

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  • 2013-04-04 16:01
  • MSF8

You always whine and complain. If you dont want that, then dont buy from 02! You all make it such a big deal! No one forces you to buy at 02.

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  • 2013-04-04 15:57
  • vpY2

Only problem is not every phone requires the same voltage. Speaking from experience, if you charge a phone with a voltage higher than stated, it has terrible side effects on battery. Can't just use any plug to charge an electrical device, eg tablets require more voltage than phones. Hence told not to use 3rd party accessories, if lower then its fine but if more then it can ruin the battery performance. O2 should advise more clearly in regards to this, or else more phones will be booked in for repair, and considering some phones have shorter warranty periods than others, especially battery

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Hope more clarity in regards to this

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  • 2013-04-04 15:57
  • n5iV

so ridiculous!

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  • 2013-04-04 15:56
  • Nj1L

well , this is really the most stupid thing i have ever heart .... they may use the same charging method but how you can charge a 2300 mAH battery with a 1000 mAH battery charger , and not to forget about different voltages for different batteries .

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  • 2013-04-04 15:55
  • 0kPI

They charge around £2 for the charger head if you need one

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  • 2013-04-04 15:52
  • 9FJm

> In reply to Android Is Best @ 2013-04-04 15:35 from 3aZy - click to readnice,,all devices with micro usb can be charge with blackberry charger.

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  • 2013-04-04 15:44
  • sS$W

WHAAAAT? lol with USB cable it wont charge with ages

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  • 2013-04-04 15:40
  • 3bm$

smart.. less wastage

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  • 2013-04-04 15:39
  • 7wxx

its like a car manufacturer selling a petrol car with no where to put the fuel in.

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  • 2013-04-04 15:39
  • 9E79

Comes with the battery pre-charged. Two year battery life - in heavy use.

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  • 2013-04-04 15:38
  • niyy

how can a dealer sell a mobile without a charger. They need to do lots of convicing thing to customer now :D

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  • 2013-04-04 15:37
  • Hxa%

And O2 wonders why it's losing customers. Go figure!!!

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  • 2013-04-04 15:36
  • 3Jn}

My charger that came with my Galaxy S3 is still in the box. Phone's should come without charger but give the option of having a wall plug for free should you be the 0.0000000001% of the world that doesn't already have one.

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  • 2013-04-04 15:35
  • 3aZy

WHAT?!!!!

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  • 2013-04-04 15:30
  • 33sL

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