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  1. Huawei HS-050040U5 Wall Charger w/ Micro-USB Cable (Thumb)

    Huawei HS-050040U5 Wall Charger w/ Micro-USB Cable (Bulk)

    Regular Price: $14.95

    $14.95 $3.95

    Key Features:

    • Original Huawei AC Adapter and Micro-USB to USB cable
    • USB cable included for charging / syncing devices via Micro-USB port
    • Input:100~240V / 0.2A 50-60Hz
    • Output: 5.0V === 400mA
    • Compatible with Huawei devices that charge via USB and other USB-enabled devices

    NOTE: Ships in Eco-Friendly Bulk Packaging

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  2. AT&T Zero Micro-USB Charger Kit (Thumb)

    AT&T Zero Micro-USB Charger Kit (Bulk)

    Regular Price: $39.99

    $39.99 $3.99

    Charge and/or sync your Micro-USB compatible device with the Zero Micro-USB Charger Kit. The Zero Charger Kit received Energy Star's highest efficiency rating of Level 5. It is entirely energy efficient upon disconnecting your Micro-USB device. What's more, the charger and cable design ensures a great degree of interchangeability. The included car charger ensures that you are not stranded with a dead battery while you're out and about.

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  3. Wireless Solutions Micro-USB Wall Charger (Thumb)

    Wireless Solutions Micro-USB Wall Charger

    Regular Price: $9.99

    $9.99 $2.95

    High-quality and portable, the Wireless Solutions Micro-USB Wall Charger is a perfect replacement or spare charger. Made with compatibility in mind, the Wireless Solutions Micro-USB Wall Charger is compatible with most micro-USB devices. It's small and compact, so you can just slip it in your purse or bag and take it with you wherever you go.

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  4. Pantech PTA10377007999A Micro-USB Wall Charger (View of USB Cable)

    Pantech Micro-USB Cable - PDC-MUHS (Bulk)

    Regular Price: $19.99

    $19.99 $2.95

    The Pantech Micro-USB Cable Features:

    • High-quality and ultra portable
    • Perfect for travel use
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  5. Nokia AC-6U Micro-USB Wall Charger (Main View)

    Nokia AC-6U Micro-USB Wall Charger (Bulk)

    Regular Price: $4.95

    $4.95 $3.45

    The Nokia AC-6U Micro-USB Wall Charger Features:

    • IC chip prevents overcharging
    • Adaptable to all voltage requirements in the US, Europe and Asia
    • Perfect as replacement or spare charger

     NOTE: Ships in eco-friendly bulk packaging.

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  6. Motorola SPN5356A Micro-USB Wall Charger (Main View)

    Motorola SPN5356A Micro-USB Wall Charger

    Regular Price: $9.95

    $9.95 $2.95

    The Motorola SPN5356A Micro-USB Wall Charger Features:
    • Integrated microchip prevents overcharging.
    • Perfect for travel use.
    • Is adaptable to all voltage requirements throughout the U.S., Europe, and Asia (100~240v).
    • High-quality, portable, and stylish.
    • Perfect replacement for original charger or a spare to take wit you on the go.
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  7. LG STA-U34WVI Micro-USB Wall Charger (Main View)

    LG STA-U34WVI Micro-USB Wall Charger

    Regular Price: $6.95

    $6.95 $3.95

    The LG STA-U34WVI Micro-USB Wall Charger Features:

    • IC chip prevents overcharging
    • Adaptable to all voltage requirements in the US, Europe and Asia
    • Perfect as replacement or spare charger
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  8. LG STA-U17WR Micro-USB Wall Charger (Main View)

    LG STA-U17WR Micro-USB Wall Charger (Bulk)

    Regular Price: $7.99

    $7.99 $3.95

    The LG STA-U17WR Micro-USB Wall Charger Features:

    • Powers up your Micro-USB cellular device
    • High-quality and ultra portable
    • Detachable USB cable
    • Perfect for travel use
    • Compatible with most Micro-USB devices

    NOTE: Ships in eco-friendly bulk packaging.

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  9. HTC Mytouch 4g/ 4g Slide Car Charger Black

    HTC Mytouch 4g/ 4g Slide Car Charger Black

    Regular Price: $12.95

    $12.95 $4.95

    This High Quality T-Mobile MyTouch 4G 4G Slide Car Charger allows you to simply plug your charger into your car's vehicle power socket and connect it to your MyTouch 3G for that much-needed charge when you're on the go. Includes a detachable USB Cable, allowing you to also charge it on your PC.  Enjoy unlimited talk and standby time, while your phone is charging! Fits most in-vehicle power port sockets. Also compatible with most HTC phones.

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  10. BlueAnt Q1 Wall Charger w/ Micro-USB Cable (Thumb)

    BlueAnt SPA-K905 Wall Charger w/ Micro-USB Cable

    Regular Price: $17.99

    $17.99 $6.95

    Key Features:

    • OEM BlueAnt AC/DC Power Adapter
    • Compact size makes it perfect for travel use
    • Input: 100V-240V ~ 0.1A 50-60Hz
    • Output: 5.0V === 550mA
    • Micro-USB cable is included for your convenience
    • Compatible with BlueAnt Bluetooth Headsets and many other USB devices


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  • Chargers Overview
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A compatible charger is an essential device for any cell phone user. No surprise there. But less obvious are the differences between charger types and the terminology used to describe them:

Since it's introduction in the mid 1990's, USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the standard mode of connection for a host of consumer electronics, mobile phones being no exception.

Many phones manufactured in the last decade feature Mini-USB connections. Mini-USBs are approximately 3 x 7 mm in size and have recently fallen out of favor among manufacturers.

Micro-USB was introduced in 2007, and by 2009 was accepted by the vast majority of cell phone manufacturers as the standard mode of connection. Micro-USB is somewhat smaller than its mini counterpart (1.8 x 6.8 mm), and is also rated for higher transfer speeds.

A number of manufacturers have, at one point or another, developed there own unique USB connection ports and cables. In recent years, however, the vast majority have switched to some variety of universal USB connection, with Apple being the one notable exception. Apple's cables and ports feature proprietary 30-pin connections, which, in addition to providing USB connectivity, also feature HDMI and Analog Audio transfer.

A compatible charger is an essential device for any cell phone user. No surprise there. But less obvious are the differences between charger types and the terminology used to describe them. Here we'll look at the few common variations, and outline what you'll need to know when purchasing a replacement:

Charging Ports and Connections

Since it's introduction in the mid 1990's, USB (Universal Serial Bus) has become the standard mode of connection for a host of consumer electronics, mobile phones being no exception. The reasoning is simple; USB allows for the transfer of both data and power, often simultaneously, so a single port will take care of all of the major transfer requirements of a phone. While plug size and shape varies, USB cables almost always feature the same receptacle:

Mini-USB

Many phones manufactured in the last decade feature Mini-USB connections. Mini-USBs are approximately 3 x 7 mm in size and have recently fallen out of favor among manufacturers.

Micro-USB

Micro-USB was introduced in 2007, and by 2009 was accepted by the vast majority of cell phone manufacturers as the standard mode of connection. Micro-USB is somewhat smaller than its mini counterpart (1.8 x 6.8 mm), and is also rated for higher transfer speeds.

Unique or Proprietary Connections

A number of manufacturers have, at one point or another, developed there own unique USB connection ports and cables. In recent years, however, the vast majority have switched to some variety of universal USB connection, with Apple being the one notable exception. Apple's cables and ports feature proprietary 30-pin connections, which, in addition to providing USB connectivity, also feature HDMI and Analog Audio transfer. If you use an Apple device (an iPhone, iPod, or iPad), you'll need a charger designed specifically for Apple products, or an Apple-specific adapter. Certain older phones from Samsung, LG, and others also feature unique connections, and will require brand-specific connectors.

Other Charging Solutions

Charging Pads

Relatively new among charging technologies are charging pads (commonly known as Powermats), which employ wireless energy transfer technology to eliminate the need for wires and efficiently charge a number of devices simultaneously. Charging pads also tend to include a mechanism that cuts off the transfer of energy once a battery has reached full capacity, so you won't need to worry about overcharging your devices.

In the next few years, charging pads will likely begin appearing in a number of automobiles, eliminating the need for conventional chargers and potentially increasing the number of devices that may be charged simultaneously. Of course, until then, standard car chargers provide a simple way charging on the go. Car chargers are available in specific and universal models, and those designed for USB charging devices often feature a removable cable, allowing for easy substitution and broad compatibility.

Portable Chargers and Charging Cases

Also relatively new are charging cases--smart cases designed with built-in battery technology to both increase the life of your phone's battery as well as prevent capacity loss from over- and under-charging. Portable chargers, too, offer a simple way of adding to your phone's life when you're travelling or simply too busy to plug it in. Typically small and lightweight, they charge through the same mechanism as your phone, and often store enough energy to more than double your phone's life.

Solar Chargers

For those who really don't want to rely on a typical electrical connection to keep their phone alive, solar chargers offer another creative charging solution. Solar chargers feature one or more small solar panels, typically attached via a dock, that collect and store energy garnered from sunlight. Solar chargers can, for this reason, provide a sustainable source of energy for those who need to stay connected on trips deep into the wilderness, or for anyone looking to save a little on energy costs.

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