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0.5 amps USB 2 or 5 amps USB 3

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0.5 amps USB 2 or 5 amps USB 3

can i use a USB 3.0 what ever amps charger and will this kill the battery life over time?

So i want to buy a power adapter for it, what are the specs i should look for to not hurt the battery?

Thank you...

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Re: 0.5 amps USB 2 or 5 amps USB 3

The amp on a charger tells you how much power it can deliver. How much power that's actually used depends on the connected device. What's important to check is the voltage which should be 5.0V.

But please note that we can't guarantee compatibility with or functionality of 3:rd party products.

 

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Re: 0.5 amps USB 2 or 5 amps USB 3

Thank you sir...

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Re: 0.5 amps USB 2 or 5 amps USB 3

one problem through USB 3.0 uses a diffirent ending connectiion, that looks like a B shape almost, so that wont work in your phone, only USB 2 has USB to Micro-USB :/ there is no USB 3.0 to Micro-USB sadly Slightly frowning Face

 

USB 3.0 cable looks like this

 

http://www.usbgear.com/images/USB3-Micro-3FT.jpg

 

and USB 2.0 to Micro-USB looks like this 

 

http://www.erenumerique.fr/articles/6962/USB2-0-Micro-USB-Cable.jpg

 

you can see diffirence on ending on both cables.

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Re: 0.5 amps USB 2 or 5 amps USB 3

TY Jake...