Last year, Apple “bravely” decided toin the box with the new iPhone 12, and . I don’t know if I agree with the reasoning — cuts down on waste, allows for less packaging, everyone’s already got a dozen of these anyway, yada yada — but here we are.
One thing I do know: You shouldn’t buy an AC adapter from Apple or Samsung, because you’ll pay way too much for it. (The companies charge $19 and $35 for their plugs, respectively.)
Instead, look to an inexpensive third-party option like this one: For a limited time, and while supplies last, thewhen you apply promo code ZHTATAWE. Regular price: $12.
The plug is compatible with the iPhone 12, Galaxy S21, Nintendo Switch and just about every other device that relies on a USB-C port for charging. It has a 4.9-star average rating from 400 buyers, meaning it works as advertised.
If it sells out, have no fear: Here are. (Although the headline indicates “iPhone 12 charger,” they’re all compatible with the Galaxy S21 and other gear as well.) Why spend a little more? Maybe you want a plug that has two outputs instead of just one, or one that supplies enough juice to charge a laptop.
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