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Default Samsung has two wireless charging pads. What's the difference?

Samsung offers two wireless charging pads. One is mini and the other is standard size. Is it just the size that is the difference? Does one charge faster than the other?

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http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cel...EP-P100IJWUST2

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http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cel...EP-PG900IBUSTA
 
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Samsung offers two wireless charging pads. One is mini and the other is standard size. Is it just the size that is the difference? Does one charge faster than the other?

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http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cel...EP-P100IJWUST2

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http://www.samsung.com/us/mobile/cel...EP-PG900IBUSTA
It looks like the mini only does 1amp charging while the standard does 2amp charging. In short, the standard will charge your phone faster.
 
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It looks like the mini only does 1amp charging while the standard does 2amp charging. In short, the standard will charge your phone faster.
That's totally lame. I was going to get the mini just because it looks better and more professionally styled. But I guess not anymore.

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It looks like the mini only does 1amp charging while the standard does 2amp charging. In short, the standard will charge your phone faster.
Where did you get that info from? In the description of the mini one it clearly states is comes with a 2A charger!

My understanding is that the mini is a new model released with the S5 whereas the other has been around for at least a year now.
 
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Even if it comes with a 2A charger it only charges at 1amp. It's a limitation of wireless charging

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Even if it comes with a 2A charger it only charges at 1amp. It's a limitation of wireless charging

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He said one charges 2A and one charges 1A. Is that even possible?

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He said one charges 2A and one charges 1A. Is that even possible?

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Even if the charger is 2amps, it will only charge at 1amp wirelessly

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Even if the charger is 2amps, it will only charge at 1amp wirelessly

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Well that kinda blows. And makes wireless charging a whole lot less attractive.

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Well that kinda blows. And makes wireless charging a whole lot less attractive.

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It's meant for overnight charging mostly

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It's meant for overnight charging mostly

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I guess that sorta makes sense. I figured I'd use it more like drop my phone down to charge up a bit real quick before heading back out the door. Kind of a busy life style type thing.

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