4th November 2019

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What is a micro USB port used for?

Micro USB is a miniaturized version of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface developed for connecting compact and mobile devices such as smartphones, MP3 players, GPS devices, photo printers and digital cameras.

Correspondingly, what uses mini USB cable?

Type-B: An almost square connector, mostly used for printers and other powered devices that connect to a computer. As its name suggests, mini-USB is smaller than regular USB, and is still used in some cameras that have non-standard connectors. Micro-USB: The current standard for mobile and portable devices.

Is a mini USB the same as a micro USB?

Mini and micro USB connectors are a common means of connectivity for computers and other electronic devices. While both mini and micro USB perform the same functions, in 2011 the majority of new electronic devices that support USB are using micro USB technology because of its smaller size and durability.

What is the USB port used for?

USB (Universal Serial Bus) is the most popular connection used to connect a computer to devices such as digital cameras, printers, scanners, and external hard drives. USB is a cross-platform technology that is supported by most of the major operating systems.
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