Cell Phone Chargers Standardized

Feb 18, 2009

Wouldn’t it be nice if every cell phone in your family (including car chargers) were identical? It was announced today that chargers will be universal, well, in 3 years.

Major cell-phone providers have agreed on a design for a universal charger, to be implemented by January 1st, 2012.

From GSM World:

The GSMA and 17 leading mobile operators and manufacturers today announced that they are committed to implementing a cross-industry standard for a universal charger for new mobile phones. [The goal being] the enhancement of the customer experience by simplifying the charging of mobile phones. read more