Apple has reportedly begun a survey the place it asks iPhone customers questions on how they’ve been utilizing the charging adapters that got here bundled with their older fashions. This survey comes amidst speculations that the upcoming iPhone 12, anticipated to launch this fall, could arrive with out wired headphones or USB chargers. Concentrating on outdated customers together with those that just lately bought a brand new mannequin, the survey asks how customers what they did with the outdated chargers after changing it with a brand new mannequin.
Specializing in asking customers what they did with their outdated chargers, the survey asks customers to fill in a a number of alternative questionnaire with choices resembling “I misplaced it,” “I nonetheless have it, however I do not use it” and “I gave it to a member of the family or good friend.”
In accordance with a report by 9to5Mac, Twitter person Gustavo Alves Reis shared a screenshot of the survey the place the query, “What did you do with the USB energy adapter that got here within the field with the iPhone XR that you simply changed?” was requested in Portuguese.
In June, a number of stories urged that the brand new iPhone 12 may not include common bundled peripherals resembling EarPods or an USB charger. In accordance with analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, this can be a strategic transfer from Apple to drive AirPods gross sales. This may imply that Apple clients in India could must shell out shut further bucks for chargers or wired earphones. Within the US, a pair of wired EarPods prices $29 (roughly Rs. 2,166), a 5W energy adapter comes for $19 (roughly Rs. 1,419) and a daily Lightning to USB cable comes for $19 as effectively.
Often, Apple surveys supply an perception into what may be anticipated from the Cupertino-based tech big. In accordance with 9to5Mac, it carried out one earlier for MacBook Professional customers on headphone jacks. The characteristic was retained within the fashions following responses from the evaluation.
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