Most of families, friends, wifes or husbands in the world that are so much into arguments and silly fights about how much cellphones uses electricity, should read this! The price will shock you and might even turn your heads towards cooking food or cooling down food instead when talking about high usage of electricity.
Cheap charging for Sure!
The US software company Opower, have measured that One full charge of iPhone 6 to 10.5 watt hours, or 3.8 kilowatt hours per year if you charge an empty battery fully up once a day. Then the electricity prices will be an annual expenditure of just over 0.31 Euro or around 3 Norwegian Kroner per year.
TVs uses less Electricity now also
So! Next time you discuss or argument about how much it costs to charge a cellphone. Its almost nothing! If you charge an tablet or an laptop the yearly electric price will be slightly bigger. However! The history have improved itself. CRT TVs created lots of energy because of the lamp creating the picture, but when LCD, PLASMA and now OLED TVs etc+++ arrived. The power usage in many houses actually dropped a lot! A 50 inch TV today might look big and because of that use lots of energy. But infact it doesnt! It uses way less electricity than your refrigirator, microwave or even your electric owens.
Charge your cellphone Now
So, now you know that charging a cellphone everyday per year will give you a electric bill of just 0.31 Euro! In Norway this is translated to 3 Norwegian Kroner, but here we are so lucky for extremely cheap electricity that I will think this yearly price in Norway is even less for sure.