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    Default Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    I bought usb 3.0 is it worth it or no
    I charge my phone with it I can't tell if it is faster than 2.0?

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    Id say YES, mine charges really quickly, alot faster than my iPhone 5 did.
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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    My phone charges much faster with USB 3.0. it's almost twice the speed of my old S4. If it doesn't you may not have a real USB 3.0 charging system. Many from Amazon and the like are fakes.

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    Mine is original 3.0 usb from samsung OEM I use it same s5 adapter
    And i see 2.0 faster than 3.0 do I need another adapter ?

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    Seems like the adapter may be faulty. Surprising for an OEM product.

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    My USB 3.0 cable definitely charges my phone faster than the regular cable. I have a regular cable at work that is plugged into the computer and it takes way longer to charge than my 3.0 and wall adapter that I have at home.
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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    Quote Originally Posted by bbmjack View Post
    Mine is original 3.0 usb from samsung OEM I use it same s5 adapter
    And i see 2.0 faster than 3.0 do I need another adapter ?

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    Either your adapter isn't pushing enough power or it's faulty. Either way, you're going to need a new high(er)-output adapter. 2.4amps should be suffice.
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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    Don't know lol but I don't count that's why I see them same maybe because I use my phone while charging

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    I use my phone during charging also, but it really shouldn't make a difference. I had a 3rd party system from Amazon and before it burnt up (smoke and all) it acted the same way. If it's faulty it will damage the phone.

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    I think that's jordan electricity which already dims light all time

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    But when battery drains it's slow to drain with 3.0 after charge

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    I sent you a PM

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    Default re: Will USB 3 charge the Galaxy S5 faster than USB 2?

    2.0 and 3.0 will charge at the same speed.

    The reason it charges quicker than your S4 or your iPhone is because of the power adapter.

    3.0 has faster data transfer, not charging speed.

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