universal cellphone charger will ring the changes, say makers
On Tuesday, handset makers promised one of the main setbacks in ending modern life ----
And the introduction of mobile phone universal charger before 2012. The GSMA (
On behalf of more than 750 mobile phone operators worldwide, the news was announced at the annual Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday.
According to the plan, handset manufacturers promise that most new handset models will include universal chargers by January 1, 2012.
The device in the plan will use a micro USB plug.
In addition to bringing relief to drawers filled with excess Chargers, the GSMA emphasizes that new equipment will reduce raw materials.
\"The mobile industry can play a key role in solving environmental problems, and this project is an important step to save a lot of resources, not to mention the convenience of consumers, rob Conway, gsma ceo and board member, said in a statement.
Estimated last year.
According to GSMA\'s data from the University of South Queensland, 2 billion mobile phones were sold, of which the proportion of mobile phones was between 50 and 80.
This is equivalent to a charger of 51,000 to 82,000 tons.
GSMA hopes that the initiative will reduce the greenhouse gas generated by the manufacture and transportation of chargers by 13. 6 and 21.
There are 8 million tons per year.
\"Mobile devices have great potential to help people live and work in an ecological environment
\"The friendly way, with the support of some industry-renowned people, will lead the trend,\" Conway added . \".
GSMA said that the companies that have signed the plan include three groups, AT&T, KTF, LG, Austrian mobile communications, Motorola, Nokia, Orange, Qualcomm, Samsung, Sony Ericsson Telecom Italy, Telefónica, telco Australia
Mobile and Vodafone.