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Many iPhones sold in Vietnam began to lose headphones and chargers


Series iPhone 11, iPhone XR, iPhone SE recently sold in Vietnam all have new boxes, remove headphones and chargers.

Apple is phasing out chargers and headphones on all iPhones sold globally. In the box, only the charging cable is left, there are no chargers and headphones as before.

The iPhone 12 box is smaller than the previous generation due to the removal of the charger and earphones. (Photo: Hai Dang)

In Vietnam, since the beginning of November, the new boxes of iPhone 11, iPhone XR, iPhone SE 2020 have only charging cables and machines. Retailers sell both new and used machines in parallel until the old one is out of stock.

In terms of price, there is no difference between the old iPhone line and the new box. However, many retailers offer discounts on accessories, or give accessories packs including earphones and original Apple chargers to customers who buy new iPhones.

Due to being a newer product line and being promoted by retailers to buy accessories, FPT Shop said that customers do not complain about the new box without chargers and headphones.

In addition to promotions, CellphoneS said that the selling prices of recent iPhone models have been reduced, so customer sentiment is still good for new models with reduced accessories.

Before that, Apple first announced the removal of the two above accessories inside the iPhone 12 box for the reasons of environmental protection. The iPhone 12 line sold in Vietnam from November 27 also applies a new box.

At the time Apple announced the reduction of headphones and chargers, some users were frustrated that it was relying on environmental reasons to save costs and increase revenue.

Apple claims that cutting the headphones and chargers inside the iPhone box equates to reducing the carbon footprint of 450,000 cars on the road each year.

In addition, the iPhone is compatible with the previous generation of chargers and headphones, so many people do not use the accessories in the box, creating waste. The accessory cuts help reduce carbon emissions, and reduce the extraction and use of precious materials.

Smaller boxes help transport more, limiting the number of trips of vehicles.

Currently on the market there are separate chargers for sale iPhone 12 with prices from 400 thousand dong or more, with products over 1 million dong. Headphones for the iPhone are similarly priced.

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Vietnamese customers are upset because iPhone 12 is not in stock

Vietnamese customers are upset because iPhone 12 is not in stock

A lot of people are angry because they have deposited money but some iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max models do not ship.

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