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Can i use a different brand "faster" charger with my Z3?

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by oleb84, Nov 6, 2014.

  1. oleb84

    oleb84 Android Enthusiast
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    The one and only thing i miss going from my Samsung GS4 to my Sony Z3 is the speed the charger charged my phone.
    I don't claim to be knowledgeable on this kind of stuff other than i know its something to do with the amps the plug pushes out.

    So my question is this; can i use the Samsung GS4 charger on my Sony Z3 to charge the phone quicker without harming the battery?
     



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  2. CKwik240

    CKwik240 Well-Known Member

    Any electronic device will only draw as much power as it is designed to. Adding a higher current charger will not do anything if the device is not designed to pull more current. Most chargers have a current rating that is slightly higher than the device can pull at. If that is the case with the Z3, then a charger that can provide more current will not decrease the charging time. It won't hurt the phone though.
     
  3. oleb84

    oleb84 Android Enthusiast
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    Thanks. Fair enough!
     

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The Sony Xperia Z3 release date was September 2014. Features and Specs include a 5.2" inch screen, 20MP camera, 3GB RAM, Snapdragon 801 processor, and 3100mAh battery.

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