European Commission industry chief Thierry Breton. Photo: AFP European Commission industry chief Thierry Breton. Photo: AFP
European Commission industry chief Thierry Breton. Photo: AFP

European Union plans universal phone charger in blow to Apple

  • Under a proposal, a USB-C connector will become the standard port for all smartphones, tablets, cameras and hand-held video game consoles
  • The move has been more than 10 years in the making, with the EU executive touting US$293 million in annual savings for users

Topic |   European Union
European Commission industry chief Thierry Breton. Photo: AFP European Commission industry chief Thierry Breton. Photo: AFP
European Commission industry chief Thierry Breton. Photo: AFP
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