FAQ's on USB Chargers

The tech world has finally mingled around a charging standard, after years of typical adapters and ugly wall-wart power supplies. USB-Chargers are in the process of replacing them. 

Ten to 15 years ago, you always had to make sure you had the correct power supply for each of your gadgets. Now you have to make sure you have the right cable for your gadget. Part of the reason for this problem is another feature that was buffed in USB chargers to make them more effective and flexible: USB power delivery.

Not all USB chargers, connectors, and cables are made equal. You have probably noticed that some wall chargers are stronger than others. 

What are USB chargers?

USB chargers connect to the cable via a Type A USB socket. The cable has a smaller plug at the other end (see Mini USB, Micro USB, and USB Type C) geared to the device.

Are USB chargers dual voltage?

All USB ports are 5 volts DC. The transformer will take care of converting the 120/220 AC current to the necessary 5 volts DC.

Are USB chargers universal?

USB cables that share the same type are universal. However, there are now different types of USB cables and ports that range in shape and size, and therefore, are not universal with another type of USB cable without the use of an adapter.

Are USB chargers AC or DC?

USB stands for universal serial bus. It uses DC to transfer data or to charge a device. 

Does USB-C charge faster than USB A?

The biggest difference between the USB-C charger and USB A is the charging speed. USB-A to Lightning will charge 30% of your iPhone batteryin 30 mins. This will result in a full charge in about an hour and a half. USB-C to Lightning will charge your battery 55% in 30 mins, resulting in a full iPhone charge in just under an hour.

What are the different types of USB chargers?

There are 3 main receptacles (the part that plugs into your device) for USBs: Type A, Type B, and Type C. The most common port is Type A and can be found on all laptops and PCs

How do I choose A USB charger?

The main features you need to consider are:

-Power: are you charging a device that needs a normal amount of power or one that needs high power? 

-Speed: How important is this to you and are you willing to pay more for it? 

-Placement: where do you need to put your charging station?

What should I look for while buying a charger?

Find out how much power you need in watts (W).

Check the charging protocol supported by your device.

Pick out a charger that matches both the power requirement and the charging standard of your device.

How do USB chargers work?

The most common type of USB port features 4 pins, matching the 4 wires found in the USB charging cable. The pins on the inside allow data to transfer, while the out pins carry the electrical current. A later version of USB includes another 5 pins, with compatible charging cables that feature an extra 5 wires.


Will using a different charger ruin my phone?

Always charge your phone with its charger.

Unlike laptops, smartphones use a universal charging interface the micro USB port. However, if the charger you use does not match the original, it will affect battery performance, capacity to store charge, and overall life (if done repeatedly)

Where can I buy a USB C charger?

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