KOMPAS.com – Through the launch event entitled “Hi, Speed” which was held on Wednesday (14/10/2020) in the morning, Apple officially launched its lineup iPhone 12.
There are four iPhone variants present, namely the “regular” iPhone 12, the iPhone 12 mini, the iPhone 12 Pro, and the iPhone 12 Pro Max.
The four iPhones are present without a head (adapter) charger and earphone in the sales box. This is the first time Apple has sold an iPhone without these two additional accessories.
In addition to the iPhone 12 line, Apple is also known to be removing these accessories from the three other iPhone sales packages. These three are iPhone 11, iPhone SE 2020, and iPhone XR.
This is known from the purchase page on the Apple.com site. There, Apple has a statement that Apple no longer includes charger and EarPods in the box.
Based on monitoring KompasTekno This information is not only found on the official Apple.com website, but also on the official pages of Apple Singapore, Hong Kong, and other locations. This means that Apple applies the policy globally.
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“Use headphone and power adapter (charger) Apple existing or purchase this accessory separately, “wrote Apple.
Later, iPhone 11, iPhone SE 2020, and iPhone XR buyers will only get one cable converter USB-C and one mobile unit only in the box.
Apple deliberately eliminated these two accessories for reasons to reduce the impact of environmental pollution.
This step, said Apple, can minimize mining activities to be used as raw material for making complementary accessories smartphone.
According to Apple, this change could reduce more than 2 million metric tons of carbon emissions annually which is equivalent to eliminating 450,000 units of cars on the road in one year.
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Apple’s Vice President, Lisa Jackson, also said that there are more than 2 billion charger adapters in the world. According to Lisa, more and more customers are now switching to wireless charging methods.
In addition, the iPhone 12 sales box can also be designed as slim as possible to make it more environmentally friendly. This is because the charger head usually has thick dimensions and takes up space.
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