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Definition: Android connector


Android smartphones have used the USB Micro-B connector for both data transfer and charging almost exclusively since their introduction in 2008. Android tablets also use Micro USB but often have a separate port for their own power adapter. Starting with phone models such as Samsung's Galaxy S8, USB-C replaced Micro USB. See USB Type C and Android dock.




The Smallest USB Socket
For years, Android devices have used the USB Micro-B connector to a computer or charger. See Micro USB.