The Universal Mobile Phone Charger Arrives

In an effort to add convenience to the lives of consumers, five different cell phone companies have decided to implement a universal cell phone charger into their models!  The five companies include: LG, Motorola, Nokia, Qualcomm, Samsung and Sony Ericsson.  The style of the new phone charger will be the Micro-USB format:

The Micro USB Universal Charger

The micro-USB formatted charger will be introduced in Europe on January 1, 2010

The good news is that aside from being very convenient for consumers, it is also great for the environment!  Instead of each cell phone using its own unique charging device, which leads to chargers being discarded into landfills because people frequently purchase new phones as technology changes, a universal charger will cut down on the amount of waste produced.  The bad news is that this is only being implemented in Europe, as of now.

If you will be participating in this change, please remember to be environmentally friendly when you dispose of your previous charger!

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