1. arundc's Avatar
    Hi All:

    I am looking to get a backup travel charger similar to the 2A unit that came with the phone (have the VZ version). I noticed that Samsung does not resell the exact same unit but has a 1A item:

    Travel Charger 1A (Detachable with USB to Micro USB Cable)

    The 2A charges the phone real fast. Why doesn't Samsung carry this as a stand alone unit? Is the 1A charger worth getting or should I look somewhere else?

    Thanks a bunch.
    01-17-2013 10:28 AM
  2. DaRkL3AD3R's Avatar
    It's worth getting without a doubt. Charge times on a 1A would be significantly longer than on a 2A. At least twice as long to charge (4-5 hours vs 2-3.)

    I don't know why they don't sell the one that comes with the phone, that is odd.
    01-17-2013 12:37 PM
  3. jdub1981's Avatar
    I bought the charger you posted about. As you can see it looks just like apples charger. The cord is even the same length. It is good enough to function as a travel charger I think. But it is definitely much slower.

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    01-17-2013 01:18 PM
  4. crosshair's Avatar
    AT&T sells 2 amp chargers. They will sometimes put them on sale.

    Phone Accessories, Cell Phone & Mobile Accessories from AT&T
    01-17-2013 01:28 PM
  5. lostchild's Avatar
    I use the Kindle Fire 1.8A charger and it works perfectly fine with my Note II and just as fast as the one from Samsung.
    01-17-2013 01:47 PM
  6. Droid_Evo_8's Avatar
    This one looks promising. It made its debut from CES 2013 and won't be available till March.
    01-17-2013 02:12 PM
  7. TheOtherBill's Avatar
    Amazon has several, both AC and DC powered, most under $15.
    Just be careful, some devices advertise 2A but it's really something like 2 ports with a max of 1A each. Sneaky.
    01-17-2013 08:29 PM
  8. WHaydock's Avatar
    Get a blackberry charger, they're 1.9amps

    01-18-2013 07:10 AM
  9. vietalogy's Avatar
    Get a blackberry charger, they're 1.9amps

    That's what I use and got it on Amazon for about $12.

    Sent from my Nexus 4
    01-18-2013 07:20 AM
  10. arundc's Avatar
    Thank you all for the great advice. I will look into the 2A chargers mentioned above. Have a great weekend.
    01-18-2013 11:14 AM
  11. aquafusiondane's Avatar
    Mmmm I believe Note 2 only pull up to 1.7 amp. How I know that, I use Exilir 2 with their widget add on. It show when I plug it in, it pulling 1.7 amp from my Samsung charger. Same for my surge protector with 2.1 amp usb port. It only pull up to 1.7amp. That the maximum it can pull.

    Sent from my T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on Tapatalk 2
    01-18-2013 03:37 PM
  12. skafri#WN's Avatar
    01-18-2013 07:49 PM

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