Network reporting claims Apple won't provide headphones and chargers in the device's box • Want them anyway? You will have to pay • This is what is behind the dramatic decision
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Planning to buy the iPhone 12? Apparently, except for the device, you will no longer receive accessories in the box: Ming Qi Kuo analyst, who has previously tended to predict quite a few Apple moves, has yet to announce that the device may arrive without a charger and headphones.
The decision likely comes from Apple's desire to offset the costs of the devices whose prices only increase over time, as the new iPhone will come with 5G network support. According to Ming Qi, the packaging of the new flagship device will also be smaller than usual - which will reduce shipping costs and reduce environmental pollution.
Ming Qi Kuo claims that Apple will later remove the charger from the iPhone SE package announced two months ago. At the same time, the 9to5mac website notes that the tech giant is taking into account that old iPhone users already have some chargers at home.
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The decision to give up the headphones is mainly a sharp increase in the sales of wireless headphones that have become a status symbol in recent years. Apple's white EarPods headset has undergone some changes over the years, but the company's icons are still considered the iPod's era. Their popularity peaked with the iPhone coming into our lives in 2007.
Remember, in September 2016, Apple VP of Marketing Phil Schiller took the stage and explained why the headphone jack was removed from the company's handsets from the iPhone 7. He told of the efforts the teams have put into the company to create a perfect wireless experience to help us abandon the wired connection.
And this is not an unprecedented step. Some Chinese companies - including Wan Plus and Xiami - have long since not included wired headsets. Love Apple's original headphones and don't want wireless? Apple will still sell them separately in stores or on-site.