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EU announces USB-C ports as a common charger for all phones in Europe by 2024



USB-C common charger Europe 2024

The European Union lawsuits have announced the USB-C adapters as a common charger reality for smartphones in Europe and must become mandatory by 2024. The regulation applies to all the tech makers including Apple.

According to the reports, All the manufacturers that produce products like tablets, digital shooters, headsets, handhelds, game consoles, e-readers, and other handy gadgets, must follow the common charger reality with USB-C ports in Europe by the fall of 2024.

EU’s thought over Common Charger Reality

The supreme legislation kept the following words in a press conference:

“Today we have made the common charger a reality in Europe! “European consumers were frustrated long with multiple chargers piling up with every new device. Now they will be able to use a single charger for all their portable electronics.”

USB-C common charger Europe 2024

How it will help?

Besides, the lawmakers also state to reflect the wireless charging technology in the time ahead. The mindset that lies behind this decision is the fact of reducing the e-waste from consumers’ life. Accordingly, With USB-C adapters, the smart gadgets will not require any additional charging equipment in the packing box.

Alongside, the EU highlights the statement that by implementing such a regulation, users will be able to save an amount of 250 million euros. Since users will find needy accessories at home.

Moreover, there will be a reduction in the unnecessary purchase of chargers. Further, it will also deflect approximately 11,000 tones. Thus, the legislation is trying all its efforts to turn the rule into reality.

However, Apple does not satisfy with the EU’s decision. The American tech giant says that ist not possible to stifle just one type of connector to all the devices. Yet, one cannot deny the rules of the government. Let’s see what changes will take place in the future regarding this new addition.


Yash is a graduate of computer science and followed his way into journalism, he is interested in various subjects related to technologies and politics. Yash likes to listen classical songs and has a huge library of classical mixes.