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What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

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What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

Are they for attaching a tripod - or what? See diagram below for location:

Device diagram.PNG

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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

Hi and welcome to the community! Since you're new please be sure that you have checked out our Discussion guidelines.

 

They are used for charging. You can charge it using those pins and our docking station: http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/products/accessories/magnetic-charging-dock-dk48/

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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

Hi and welcome to the community! Since you're new please be sure that you have checked out our Discussion guidelines.

 

They are used for charging. You can charge it using those pins and our docking station: http://www.sonymobile.com/global-en/products/accessories/magnetic-charging-dock-dk48/

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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

Those for connecting a joypad And playing games on the phone... And through those pins the phone stays în tge joypad
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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

It's says the dock is for xperia z3
Does it work for z1 too???
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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

You could also use this cable for charging. It is practical, don't worn out the sun connector, plus you can use USB OTG while charging the phone.

 

http://www.amazon.it/gp/product/B00H2EEB4S?psc=1&redirect=true&ref_=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00

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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

Can i use them to shock d battery
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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

How about z2?
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Re: What are the two tiny metal pins on the left side of the phone for?

sny.jpgwhat's the use of this port though?what's the use of this port though? This is for Xperia Z3+ dual