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When you turn off the new and shiny Samsung Galaxy S21, Galaxy S21 Plus or Galaxy S21 Ultra check box you will not find the wired headphones or charger plug included in most phones. Samsung is pushing customers to reuse old accessories instead, it said ahead of the latest Galaxy S unveilingThursday, the last day of .
The company has unveiled the, Starting at $ 800, $ 1,000 and $ 1,200 respectively, during Thursday’s virtual event. Now, and . (International prices are not yet available, but $ 800 is about £ 590 or Australian $ 1,030.)
In removing the charger and headphone plug, Samsung says it is promoting “better recycling habits” among its customers.
“We believe that gradual removal of charger plugs and headphones from the packaging of our devices and packages can help address sustainable consumption issues and remove any pressure consumers may constantly feel to get unnecessary charger accessories with new phones,” said Patrick Chumet, customer head. Experience in Samsung’s mobile communications unit, the statement said.
He noted that Samsung has been using standard USB-C charging ports since 2017, so old chargers will still be compatible with S21 phones. The company, Because none of the new models have the necessary slot.
Samsung has also unveiled its ownAt the event. These wireless headphones cost $ 200 and are available now.