Smartphone charging levels

Smartphone Charging Issues

There are 2 main Smartphone USB standards than do not work with each other in terms of charging.

Smartphone Charging Analysis

The 2 standards can be worked around using different charging cables.

Smartphone Charging Cables extended review

Smartphone charging can be achieved across standards using USB Charging cables to suit the situation.

USB Cable Smartphone Charging Compatibility Guide

Charging Cable versus ChargerComputerApple USB ChargerGeneric USB Mains / Car ChargerSmartPhone USB ChargerDual USB Car ChargerUSB Cable Pictures
Apple 30 Pin WhiteSoftware neededYesYesNoYesApple USB to 30 Pin Cable
Apple Lightning WhiteSoftware neededYesYesNoYesApple USB to Lightning 8 pin Cable
Smartphone Micro USB Data BlackSoftware neededNoNoYesNoUSB to Micro USB Data Cable
Smartphone Micro USB Charge RedYesYesYesYesYesUSB to Micro USB Charge Cable
Nokia 2.0 mm BlackYesYesYesYesYesNokia USB to 2.0 mm Cable

Dual USB Car Charger Specifications

Dual USB Car Charger
Voltage5 Volts. This is the USB standard.
Current2 Amps. Charge 2 smartphones fast.
Overload ProtectionYes, from 2.4 Amps. Self resetting.
Other UsesPower GPS, MP3 player, iTouch, 1 iPad, some 5 volt tablets.
Dual USB Car Charger 3 Amps
Voltage5 Volts. This is the USB standard.
Current3.1 Amps. Charge 2 smartphones fast. Charge 1 tablet and 1 smartphone fast.
Overload ProtectionYes. Self resetting.
Other UsesPower GPS, MP3 player, iTouch, 1 iPad, some 5 volt tablets.

USB to Apple 30 Pin Cable compatibility

Apple NanoApple iTouchApple iPhone

USB to Micro USB Charging cable compatibility list

Micro USB connector
HTC One XHTC Velocity 4GHTC RhymeHTC Explorer
HTC Sensation XEHTC SensationHTC TrophyHTC Incredible S
HTC Desire SHTC Desire ZHTC HD MiniHTC Desire HD
HTC HD2HTC DesireHTC SalsaHTC ChaCha
HTC Wildfire SHTC WildfireHTC AriaHTC Legend
LG OptimusLG MeLG Optimus OneLG Prada
Motorola Droid BionicMotorola Droid RAZRMotorola Droid X2Motorola Milestone
Nokia 5230Nokia E52Nokia N9
Samsung Galaxy NexusSamsung Galaxy SSamsung Galaxy S2Samsung Infuse
Samsung S5620Samsung Galaxy Ace
Sony Xperia S

Other Smartphones that use Micro USB charging will also be compatible.

Micro USB charging standard in China and Europe has been adopted by Nokia, Samsumg, NEC, RIM, Motorola, Sony Erricson and LG.

Nokia USB to 2mm cable compatibility list

Nokia USB to 2.0 mm connector
Nokia 2600 classicNokia 2630Nokia 2680 slideNokia 2690
Nokia 2730 classicNokia 2760Nokia 3250 XpressMusicNokia 3710 fold
Nokia 3720 classicNokia 5200Nokia 5220 XpressMusicNokia 5230
Nokia 5235 Ovi Music UnlimitedNokia 5300 XpressMusicNokia 5500 SportNokia 6070
Nokia 6080Nokia 6085Nokia 6086Nokia 6101
Nokia 6103Nokia 6110 NavigatorNokia 6111Nokia 6120 classic
Nokia 6121 classicNokia 6125Nokia 6131Nokia 6136
Nokia 6151Nokia 6233Nokia 6234Nokia 6270
Nokia 6280Nokia 6288Nokia 6290Nokia 6300
Nokia 6303 classicNokia 6555Nokia 6600 foldNokia 6700 slide
Nokia 6720 classicNokia 7230Nokia 7370Nokia 7373
Nokia 7390Nokia C1-01Nokia C3 Touch and TypeNokia C5-00
Nokia C5-03Nokia C6-01Nokia E50Nokia E51
Nokia E6-00Nokia E61Nokia E66Nokia E71
Nokia N72Nokia E75Nokia E90 CommunicatorNokia N70
Nokia N70 Music EditionNokia N71Nokia N72Nokia N73
Nokia N73 Music EditionNokia N76Nokia N77Nokia N78
Nokia N79Nokia N8Nokia N80Nokia N800 Internet Tablet
Nokia N80 Internet EditionNokia N81Nokia N810 Internet TabletNokia N810 WiMAX Edition
Nokia N81 8GBNokia N82Nokia N90Nokia N91
Nokia N91 8GBNokia N91 8GBNokia N93Nokia N93i
Nokia N95Nokia N95 8GBNokia N96Nokia X2-00
Nokia X2-01Nokia X3

Smartphone Charging Cables for sale

Smartphone and Tablet Accessories

Smartphone Charging Detailed Descriptions

Dual Car Charger with 2 Apple Charging Cables

Dual Car Charger with Apple and Micro USB Smartphone Charging Cables

Dual Car Charger with 2 Micro USB Smartphone Charging Cables

Team Mobile Phone Charging Cables

Micro USB Smartphone Charging Cable and Smartphone micro USB data cable

Nokia 2mm USB Charger Cables

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