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The iPhone 12 does not come with power charger or earbuds in the box BUT it does cost more.
 

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Oh Apple.

 

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Meh, if it's like the 3.5mm jack, I give it a year before it ages like milk.

Samsung made fun of Apple for removing the jack initially, before doing it themselves anyway.
 

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Meh, if it's like the 3.5mm jack, I give it a year before it ages like milk.

Samsung made fun of Apple for removing the jack initially, before doing it themselves anyway.
Which I don't really get why all phone manufactureres copied this. What exactly is the advantage of having no headhone jack? Better protected against water(?) is the only thing I can think of.

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Stybar

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Which I don't really get why all phone manufactureres copied this. What exactly is the advantage of having no headhone jack? Better protected against water(?) is the only thing I can think of.

Why let people connect any headphone to your device, when you can force them to pay a big price for your own, which only work through your own proprietary connection standards?
 

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Meh, if it's like the 3.5mm jack, I give it a year before it ages like milk.

Samsung made fun of Apple for removing the jack initially, before doing it themselves anyway.
AND IT ONLY TOOK THIS LONG

 

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Well tbf, as long as the charging cables are compatible with everything it is not THAT bad. But then again, it does not make any sense to not include it when buying a phone but then sell chargers separately.
 

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Well tbf, as long as the charging cables are compatible with everything it is not THAT bad. But then again, it does not make any sense to not include it when buying a phone but then sell chargers separately.
All phones on the entire planet should just use the same exact cables and then it would be a good decision indeed.
 

Stybar

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All phones on the entire planet should just use the same exact cables and then it would be a good decision indeed.
Well, the EU tried... All phones use micro USB or USB-C plugs, except for Apple, who just went "nope".
 

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Well, the EU tried... All phones use micro USB or USB-C plugs, except for Apple, who just went "nope".
Then the EU should man up and force them to do so with a deadline (2024?) or ban them from selling any phone after that date in the EU.
 
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