Great proposal for all mobile manufacturers for the same charges pin. Now no need to remember charger pin shape while purchasing a new one. Just say give me new mobile charger. Hello "EU" impliment this early as possible. And good news for nokia to be used same post as a charger and usb.
i think its better if use standard usb2.0, so usb on the go feature no needs adapter.
no? why not?
nice dogie! BTW, the universal charger idea is ok, I wonder how much money will the producers loose.
this is great for Saving Chargers from landfills and would also help family members that forget their chargers at home. I'm just wondering if this will be implemented in north america aswell.
Adapter is best solution like nokia did with their small pin and thick pin charger.
Unified charger would be great. . .it could really help especially in emergency cases. I don't like the video though. It's really gross and weird. Seems like a horror film hehehe.
chris, 11 Feb 2011What's the point of the unified charger if you still need to have an adaptor ? To charge your ... moreThe adapter is just a small thing that you attach to the end of your charger. It's a great initiative. I'm surprised that we had to wait so long. However I agree that the video is disgusting.
I like the initiative & hope it will be adopted worldwide. The same goes to mobile PC's & other electronics devices also. But I just have to comment that video was just creepy!!!
if what I read is right, and there is just going to be another port on some manufacturers' phones just for charging, this doesn't do away with the 'proprietary' ports as all - it just gives companies yet another avenue stream where they can charge extortionate amounts for adapters (or chargers for that matter)
This doesn't solve a thing in terms of environmental wastage.
For this and many other reasons i'm proud to be European!
Of course it will be globally soon, and trust me, this will not end up on mobiles only, this will be the same standard for tablets, mp4 and for other gadgets too...:)
Great job EU, one of the best initiatives. Too bad the commercial clip is horrible.
What's the point of the unified charger if you still need to have an adaptor ? To charge your iPhone from any of these standard chargers you need to carry the adaptor everywhere with you ...
The only thing I don't get is if manufactures like apple put with every phone an extra charger or connection of their own how is that going to help environment? Otherwise great job Europe!
thats the most disgusting video i've seen EVER!!!! oh damn
come on ur licking each others saliva with the salsa.EWWWWW @!!!3#!2
yeah the idea itself isn't that bad at all. kinda handy if i recall how many chargers i needed to take with me on my summer trip.
the only problem is that, in case i miss the charger where i can get only this new one, my oldie phones does not support that kind of connection type as micro usb not mentioning the other one which is new also doesn't have it either, then i'll be needed to get mini/micro usb transfer unit.
besides there're universal chargers on market what supports various types of phones. i have two of them, one i had to buy to charge my mp3 and other for phone which charger died, they both came with various plug-in units for different devices.
but in case i buy a new phone some day i will be happy for the new charger type.