Universal Mobile Phone Charger

The GSM Association, cell phone manufacturers and mobile carriers are now pushing for the adoption of universal mobile phone charger. The global standard is not available yet, but from an engineering point of view, this is just an easy task with simple basic technologies involved. It is expected that by 2012, the majority of new handsets will support the new charger.

I had this idea more than 10 years ago. Sounds good to all phone users. It also save the environment because huge number of old chargers are dumped in landfill when people change the models of their cell phones. The chargers are working and are in good condition.

This comes really a bit late. If the initiative were started some 10 years ago, we would have been benefited from lower cost handsets and a better environment.

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