Incredible power in a computer for the electricity price

 Thankfully we've moved on from this type of phone :)

Thankfully we've moved on from this type of phone :)

"If you fully drain and recharge your phone everyday, then over a year you would have to feed it about 2,000 watt hours, or 2 kWh."

In Ireland, taking an estimated price from Bonkers.ie, it's around 17-20 cent per Kilowatt hour (kWh). That's 34-40 cent to charge your phone for the year. A tablet? somewhere around €2....

 

It's easy to forget just how groundbreaking and transformative the computer, and mobile phone has been. Examples such as this show just much the world is adapting to the use of the phone.

Fascinating statistics from Forbes.

Neal McQuaid