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powerbank 2A output bad for phone ?

30th January 2014, 11:12 AM   |  #1  
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What's the side effect of using 2A output powerbank on the cellphone ?
From my experience, the output of cellphone adaptor usually between 500mAh-1Ah. Well, except phone with bigger screen (which i don't have).

What i notice is, the back of the phone are usually hotter compare if i charge my phone using phone adaptor or via usb.
I am kinda worry with this excess heat. Heat is not good for electric components.
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30th January 2014, 02:46 PM   |  #2  
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It will shorten the lifetime of the battery
30th January 2014, 04:43 PM   |  #3  
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It will shorten the lifetime of the battery

Seriously ?
31st January 2014, 12:45 AM   |  #4  
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Yes, if the phone is not designed for 2A

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31st January 2014, 04:54 PM   |  #5  
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Yes, if the phone is not designed for 2A

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What about a phone that's designed for 750mAh and it's being charge with 1.2A powerbank ? Since the common minimum powerbank output are 1.2A.
31st January 2014, 05:01 PM   |  #6  
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Even that would be harmful there are 500mA powerbanks available which would be ok

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Even that would be harmful there are 500mA powerbanks available which would be ok

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I see. Thank you.
What about the opposite. 1.5A capable cellphone that's being charge with 750mAh charger ?

I think it would be fine. Just the time it needs to charge the phone is longer. What do you think ?
3rd February 2014, 11:22 AM   |  #8  
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That would be perfectly ok, you're right it just takes longer to charhe

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it does not work with my touchpad (HP). If i not charge with 2A output is no charge
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