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The case against bundled phone chargers

Credit: Robert Triggs / Android Authority Opinion post by Robert Triggs Rumors abound that Apple and Samsung are preparing to sell their next-gen premium smartphones without a charger in the box. At face value, $1,000+ flagships sold without a charger is pretty unthinkable. Just another example on an industry charging more for less (RIP, headphone […]

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Phone prices have almost doubled over the past five years. Why is that?

Credit: Robert Triggs / Android Authority “The smartphone market has saturated and consumers are holding on to their phones longer, so manufacturers are trying to get more out of each sale that they get,” said Avi Greengart, President, Lead Analyst, Techsponential. “While this is opportunistic, it also reflects consumer demand: a smartphone is an important […]

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