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According to Sammobile, Samsung phones may ditch the charger next year as part of the accessories included in the box. Samsung shipped an estimated 295.1 million smartphones in 2019, which means it paid for 295.1 million chargers in 2019.

The goal is allegedly the same for both companies: reducing production costs.

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According to a report from ETNews, it seems that they are claiming that for Samsung's 2021 smartphones, the company will not be bundling accessories that one might typically expect from a smartphone. And now they are thinking of doing the same with the chargers.

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Since mobile phones began to be marketed, we are used to finding the charger in the box. These companies combined sold over 503 million phones in 2019 which means if they chose to stop including this, they will save on costs and the environmental impact of having such chargers lying everywhere will be greatly minimized. Along with the Galaxy Note 20 series, the company is also expected to launch the Galaxy Fold 2 and the 5G variant of its Galaxy Z Flip smartphone. In such cases, consumers may prefer buying a charger separately, while the charger in the retail box might go unused.

Samsung is tipped to follow in the steps of Apple, with new reports suggesting it will cease shipping free chargers with selected phones from next year. They even say that removing the charger wouldn't make such a great difference, as nearly every house already uses Type-C or Type-A chargers.

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