India is advancing a government proposal that would mandate a standard charger, USB-C, across all smartphones, tablets and laptops, following in the footsteps of the European Union, which recently passed a similar law.


in Government press releaseIndia’s Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Rohit Kumar Singh, said that various government and private agencies held a meeting and a broad consensus emerged among stakeholders to adopt USB Type-C as a charging port for electronic devices such as smartphones, tablets, laptops, etc.” And the press release added, “Moreover, there was discussion about the possibility of adopting a different charging port for feature phones.”

India’s consideration was to mandate a common charger across consumer devices I reported earlier in AugustHowever, the government appears to be moving ahead with its proposal after initially saying it would explore the possibility of such a law.

If India goes ahead with the proposed plan, it will follow in the footsteps of the European Union It recently passed a law mandating the use of USB-C across a wide range of consumer electronics by 2024. Apple Vice President of Worldwide Marketing Greg Joswiak, He said in a recent event That Apple will have to comply with the new EU law, indirectly emphasizing the Iphone USB-C will be adopted in the near future.

Apple Analyst Ming Chi Kuo believe everything iPhone 15 Models will ditch the Lightning port in favor of USB-C, but only the higher-end models of the 2023 ‌iPhone‌ lineup You will benefit from faster transfer speeds.

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