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By ex-28, Senior Member on 9th April 2014, 03:34 AM
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10th April 2014, 07:43 AM |#11  
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If it's been upgraded to 2.5A then that explains the super fast charging speed.
 
 
10th April 2014, 09:19 PM |#12  
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Just got my S5

And nah, the wall adapter is still 2A...at least the one that came with mine is:


I think the fast charging is because of "Quick Charge 2.0" from Qualcomm's 801 chip.
10th April 2014, 10:07 PM |#13  
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My wife got her shimmery white phone yesterday that came with a white cord and charger and I was hoping my black on would come with a black cord and charger, no such luck, looks like they are all white.
11th April 2014, 10:52 PM |#14  
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Can I use old micro USB charger/cable from S3 to charge S5?
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Can I use old micro USB charger/cable from S3 to charge S5?

Yup, you sure can. The USB3 port is backward-compatible so any of the old USB2 microUSB cables will work just fine.
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12th April 2014, 05:46 PM |#16  
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the 2.0 cables seem to charge extraordinarily slow for me. The 3.0 cable from the same 2A source seems real fast.

Not sure if it is just the first impressions or an indicator that you should probably plan to use the 3.0 cables from now on...
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