1. signaltwins's Avatar
    Why doesn't Samsung put micro-USB port on tablets? I find it rather inconvenient having to carry two cables(phone and tablet) when I travel...

    Is there a reason for having a multi-pin cable? (other than for the desktop docks, which I never use)

    03-27-2013 11:43 AM
  2. Phil Nickinson's Avatar
    Started doing it with the Note 8.

    Why doesn't Samsung put micro-USB port on tablets?-samsung-galaxy-note-8-6.jpg
    03-27-2013 12:27 PM
  3. extraclass's Avatar
    Since there is NO video out on this model there isn't much reason to have the big port! I found some plug adapters on Ebay that plugs into the Tab-2 and has a micro usb port so you can use a regular charger. The tab-2 charges slow with a phone charger but charges in a few hours with a charger made for the Tab-2 so it is still best to take the correct charger!
    03-27-2013 02:30 PM
  4. kennythewise's Avatar
    There is only one reason
    They don' t want you to buy an usb adaptor from another manufacturer they want your money
    04-21-2013 04:21 AM
  5. AlFav69's Avatar

    I'm actually in France to visit my familly and I found a nice product : A-USBKEY GT, which is a USB Key for Galaxy Tab. This key have 2 connector. It's very easy to use, don't care to know if I have my USB Adaptor (I forgot it at home !).

    After google the name of the product, I found that now I can buy it from US, here : Bidul A-USBKey GT 32GB - USB Key for Samsung Galaxy Tab

    I will buy it for sure.

    04-27-2013 04:43 AM
  6. Little Darwin's Avatar
    Since you can get a 32 GB USB flash drive for about $20, it seems steep to charge an extra $40 to connect to the Tab 2 when you can connect any USB thumb drive with an adapter that is currently $12 at Amazon. Amazon.com: Samsung EPL-1PL0BEGXAR USB Connection Kit: Electronics
    05-01-2013 01:13 PM
  7. bobstro's Avatar
    I found a handy 3-in-1 Cable at Frys that works well with my Samsung tablets, as well as mini and micro USB devices:


    There's also a SIIG adapter that, among many other things, will let me charge off a micro USB cable. It does still work best with the Samsung power adapter, but will charge slowly off a 1A in a pinch. It will also read microSDHC cards, and provides a USB host connector, though I've not yet tested those capabilities:


    Sent from my GT-N8013 using Tapatalk 2
    05-04-2013 12:11 AM

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