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USB 3.0 To Come SmartPhones, Tablets This Year

According to many, USB standardized organizations have made many claims that USB 3.0 will come to smartphones and tablets this year.  This is important to our industry and will make things a lot better.  These units will have microUSB ports located on them that will allow this manner of connection which will fit all different size devices.  The ports will allow faster data transfer between mobile devices and hosts such as PC’s, some of which will already have USB 3.0 ports located in them.  Data transfer rates will be roughly between 800 to 1000 Mbps (MG per second).  The current port connection is USB 2.0 and the upgrade to 3.0 will greatly improve speed.  A data transfer with USB 2.0 that takes 15 minutes will be greatly reduces to 1 minute with USB 3.0, quite a difference.  As a result tablets and smartphones will recharge much faster via USB 3.0.