Why two power ports on a budget laptop??
I think there are some things that should be improved when discussing USB and power.
First of all is the PBP accepting more power over USB-C.
Second is providing enough power to the USB 3 (Type A connection) port.
I have an external BR drive and it should work by only drawing power from a USB 3 port.
The BR drive does work with other laptops, but not when connected to the USB 3 port of the PBP.

I can imagine that a barrel charger is cheaper than a USB-C charger.
On the other hand the price shouldn't have to be much more expensive, as a cheap phone charger will do.

Now that some companies are rumoured to stop shipping chargers with their phones by default, perhaps we can do the same with the PBP.
No charger by default and have the option for barrel or USB-C charger.

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RE: Why two power ports on a budget laptop?? - by jiyong - 08-07-2020, 05:01 AM

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