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Default S5 charger

Can someone explain why there is 2 connectors on s5 charger? Can I just charge it with my note 2 charger? Thanks

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Micro USB 3. you can still use the normal microusb though
 
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Micro USB 3. you can still use the normal microusb though
Are there any advantages to that horrible looking thing?

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Are there any advantages to that horrible looking thing?

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Several!

The extra parts, that extend the micro-USB 2.0 connection, increase your data bandwidth (allowing faster data transfers) AND increase the amount of power supplied. That means faster charging! It's completely backwards-compatible with micro-USB 2.0, so any old accessories and chargers you have still work (suck it, Apple), but at the same time, it increases your options because there is now more bandwidth and power available.
 
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I picked up a Samsung micro USB 3.0 cable on eBay for 1.59 and it charges waaaay faster

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doesnt the s5 have wireless charging as well?
 
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doesnt the s5 have wireless charging as well?
Yes you need to buy a wireless charging back and wireless charger though.
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Yes you need to buy a wireless charging back and wireless charger though.
oh i see. many thanks

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