Samsung to stop bundling chargers with phones next year, report says

Samsung to stop bundling chargers with phones next year, report says

Samsung will stop bundling chargers with its smartphones, starting in 2021. 

This is according to an ETnews report (source in Korean), which cites industry sources. The reasoning behind the move is the fact that most users already have a USB-C charger lying around. It would also save Samsung some money, offsetting some of the additional cost of pricy 5G components that are becoming the standard on new phones.

The report claims Samsung is talking to partners on how exactly it should go about the move, as it’s likely to affect companies that supply the chargers for Samsung. It’s also likely that Samsung will initially drop the charger from certain models only. Read more…

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