Samsung is making ready to launch its new lineup of Galaxy S21 gadgets early subsequent yr. We bought a take a look at among the first official renders at the moment, and whereas they appear like strong upgrades thus far, there’s one key function that could be disregarded in some markets: a charger.

Paperwork from Brazil’s Nationwide Telecommunications Company seem to verify that Samsung will not be together with a charger within the field of the Galaxy S21, S21+, or S21 Extremely in some areas — a primary for the premium flagship lineup of one of many world’s largest Android producers.

There are potential environmental advantages that might include the transfer, since folks will not be discarding a charging brick that they do not want. However though most of us in all probability have a spare charger or two mendacity round the home, it nonetheless feels unusual to pay a lot cash for a product which may not even have sufficient juice to activate till you exit and purchase an extra accent. Apple ditched the wall plug on all 2020 fashions of the iPhone, so I would not be stunned if extra Android OEMs comply with swimsuit within the coming months.

We’ll learn the way Samsung justifies the change when the corporate formally unveils the S21 lineup early subsequent yr. And in case you’re curious concerning the telephones themselves, take a look at an early take a look at their official teaser movies together with our roundup of every thing to count on from the upcoming sequence.