Spec that nobody is talking about...USB 3.0 BTips


  1. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member


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  2. twister6

    twister6 Guides Guide

    Good point, but as you know most of the people still prefer to use 2A wall charger rather then benefit from 900mA usb 3.0 port charging. I think the biggest benefit here is a faster file transfer since we are talking about a lot bigger picture and video files!
  3. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Of course, twister. I definitely prefer the 2A charging over the faster data transfer. Still pretty awesome concept though. In that case, I could dedicate the USB chord for the Note 3 to the PC, and stick with the Note 8 2A charger in the wall. Faster charging on the PC would be great, especially when I'm at work.
  4. Preach2k

    Preach2k Well-Known Member

    What do you guys think about the Micro USB 3 port?


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  5. bonerp

    bonerp Well-Known Member

    Nice colour
  6. dontpanicbobby

    dontpanicbobby Guides Guide

    I think it's a great idea as long as the Note 3 is really backwards compatible. All of my computers predate the 2010 release of USB 3.0.
  7. Mikestony

    Mikestony ~30% Carbon Black ± VIP Member

    Merged similar topic threads ;)
  8. dalumberjack

    dalumberjack Well-Known Member

    I'll post it here since its more relevant but as of today samsung still wont comment if it has a USB 3.0 port & NFC ship.

    I posted this question on verizonwireless.com and Samsung support responded with this:

    Hi Dalumberjack,

    Thank you for your inquiry. Unfortunately, we cannot speculate on unreleased products or specs. Thank you and have a great day!

    Sincerely,

    Samsung Support


    Seems other questions after me about hardware are getting the same treatment. Didn't the unpacking event constitute as "releasing" it to the public or are some hardware components still undecided?
  9. Preach2k

    Preach2k Well-Known Member

    Here is the Bottom of the Galaxy Note 3!

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  10. Simon_Gardner

    Simon_Gardner Well-Known Member

    And a car charger? I'm going to need a couple of those soonest. Maybe there's a Samsung one? There's certainly a "standard" Samsung car charger.
  11. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    Why? The standard micro USB should work for charging purposes, just fine.

    Look at Rob's picture. You can clearly see, they're using a single MicroUSB charger connected to the phone:

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  12. redpill2016

    redpill2016 Well-Known Member

    Samsung is not iStupid, I'm sure you'll be able to use a regular microUSB too.
  13. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    But...I can definitely see Samsung making a microUSB to USB 3.0 B adapter, just to see if people would actually purchase it...LOL. They're not Apple, but they still like making money.
  14. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

  15. Simon_Gardner

    Simon_Gardner Well-Known Member

    I was thinking along the lines of maximum charge rate. Not all car chargers are equal.
  16. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    I see. Well, from my understanding, the advantage is mainly when plugged into a PC/Mac. Othewise, the speed/charge rate using a pre-existing 2.1A microUSB car or wall charger might even be faster than the new USB 3 B.
  17. ovrrdrive

    ovrrdrive Well-Known Member

    Isn't USB 2.0 faster than the transfer rates for most SD cards?

    Is 3.0 overkill?
  18. drexappeal

    drexappeal Well-Known Member

    That is actually a good point, but I'm not sure. Ultimately, I think the biggest advantage from having usb 3.0 is charging rate when connected to pc/mac
  19. dalegg

    dalegg Active Member

    I ordered several USB cables and I am wondering if I ordered the correct ones. These look too large to fit in a phone. They have the duel insert that goes into the phone end and the normal USB insert on the other end.
  20. Simon_Gardner

    Simon_Gardner Well-Known Member

    Mine arrived yesterday. I think you have the right one. Weird thing.
  21. Simon_Gardner

    Simon_Gardner Well-Known Member

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    That charger plug (from the Note 3 manual).​
  22. chong67

    chong67 Well-Known Member

    This look like it is using the Samsung propriety plug? Not microUSB?

    What is the output amp? 1 amp?

    I just bought 8 USB AC adapter with 1 amp output for $3.

    This make me think hard if I want to upgrade to Note 3 from my HTC One.
  23. snsjets

    snsjets Well-Known Member

    I believe the Note 3 has a USB 3.0 connector.
  24. Simon_Gardner

    Simon_Gardner Well-Known Member

    The plug is a Micro B USB so no not propriety. Amazon has a load of cables with this plug. I have one.

    It is very odd.

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  25. rawhide85

    rawhide85 Well-Known Member

    Simon- Would you be so kind as to provide a link to the cables. Thank you sir.

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