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Default Why is the charging port so big?

Is it for hdmi or am I missing something?

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Is it for hdmi or am I missing something?

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It is a USB 3.0 port.
 
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You can still use a standard micro usb charger in the right hand part of the port. It'll just charge slower.
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You can still use a standard micro usb charger in the right hand part of the port. It'll just charge slower.
For additional discussion, you may find this thread useful: http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2724337
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I use a USB 2 cable every time. IN fact, I have never plugged a 3.0 cable into my phone and it charges pretty quickly.
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