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AmazonBasics USB 3 0 Cable A Male to Micro B 3 Feet 0 9 Meters

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2019 (Refresh Now)
8.4
SCORE
/10
Total Reviews
999
Old Reviews
0
Unverified
48
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NUMBER OF USB PORTS
36 meters
SIZE
Yes
USB

Review Summary - 951 recent, verified reviews

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Cables
 289
cord, cables, thick, stiff, charging
+73%
-27%
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" ...  super beefy cable, like really, super thick, super stiff.  ...  "
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" ...  Heavy duty cable  ...  "
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" ...  The charger does the job well, the cable is not flexible though but so far it is charging fast.  ...  "
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" ...  This charging cable is the best. ... Nice thick cord that charges super fast. ... Works better than the original charging cord that came with the phone at purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent cables - well made, work great, three foot length is handy to have.  ...  "
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" ...  the cables are very good quality  ...  "
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" ...  If you want a cable that transfers data as you would expect, well, this one will be acceptable.  ...  "
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" ...  VERY WELL MADE THIS IS NOT THE TYPICAL CEL WIRE I CAN TELL YOU THAT.  ...  "
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Ports
 108
usb, usb 3 0, port, drive, external hard drive
+66%
-34%
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" ...  no issues with these cables, love them for my external drives  ...  "
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" ...  Using these to bring USB 3 ports from the dark, dingy recesses behind my computer to the front where I can see them. ... I note no slowdown in transfer speeds between using these cables and not. ... They ARE marked as "SS" (super speed--the higher data transfer rate you are looking for on USB 3.)  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect for when you lose one of those western digital external drive cables.  ...  "
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" ...  It is faster than normal micro-usb, purchased for a USB hard drive which I think I threw away the cord to when I got rid of my samsung phones that used the same cable and I was de-cluttering.  ...  "
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" ...  Happy to be able to access my files through this USB  ...  "
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" ...  Pros: Provides full power to high-current devices (tested with USB power and current meter).  ...  "
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" ...  I have tested several of the cheaper brands Sunguy is the fastest USB 3 Micro b. AmazonBasics is the fastest micro c. They are about the same speed.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed a much longer USB cable for my external hard drive than the one included with it.  ...  "
Build Quality
 105
thick, sturdy, heavy duty, cable, flexible
+77%
-23%
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" ...  They are top quality and their connectors seem to never fail.  ...  "
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" ...  Not only is it sturdy and rugged - but it charges my phone way faster then my other ones.  ...  "
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" ...  Very good quality, durable.  ...  "
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" ...  It is well made, durable but bulky.  ...  "
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" ...  Very durable thick cable and adapters on the end are very solid.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels super high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  Really good quality and very thick, but doesn't feel flimsy and connects easily as well.  ...  "
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" ...  Very durable good quality material that does the job.  ...  "
Charging
 101
charge, charger, cable, charges, cord
+70%
-30%
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" ...  The next time I need a charger I will do this brand.  ...  "
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" ...  Charging cord, usb to mini USB 3.0 for Samsung galaxy s5.  ...  "
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" ...  It plugs into the phone securely and charges my phone well and quickly.  ...  "
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" ...  Charges my cell phone as expected.  ...  "
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" ...  I'm using this to charge my Samsung Galaxy S5.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quick charges.  ...  "
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" ...  This charger is very thick and durable, unlike every other charger out there nowadays. ... I highly recommend it for those who need this type of charger. ... I wish it was a little bit longer but overall, it’s still a great charger and I would purchase it again in the future, if needed.  ...  "
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" ...  Charges my phone crazy fast!  ...  "
Product Reliability
 57
stopped working, working, months, lasted, days
+54%
-46%
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" ...  It has been working for the last 2 months now.  ...  "
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" ...  no compatability issues.  ...  "
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" ...  It came as advertised and worked properly.  ...  "
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" ...  It’s still working after months of daily use.  ...  "
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" ...  Worked perfectly and brought my external hard drive back to life.  ...  "
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" ...  Things happen, especially when you're always working on the go.  ...  "
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" ...  I've had it for several months, use it every day, no problems.  ...  "
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" ...  I've used a bunch of these and they've always worked just fine for me.  ...  "
Device Compatibility
 54
samsung, data, hard drive, works well, works great
+65%
-35%
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" ...  Data did transfer.  ...  "
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" ...  I had used this for awhile for my note 3 phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Data transfers as I would expect.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with my WD Passport  ...  "
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" ...  worked with my computer, no problems  ...  "
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" ...  I plugged it in to the tester and the tablet, and checked the reading.  ...  "
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" ...  Works well with two different older Samsung phones, S5 and Note4.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great with Galaxy 5  ...  "
Marketplace
 50
described, basics, works, works as advertised, one
+82%
-18%
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" ...  I then bought these which is my first Amazon brand product purchased.  ...  "
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" ...  Everything Amazon basic is good stuff, this is no exception  ...  "
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" ...  Can't go wrong with amazon basics.  ...  "
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" ...  Is there anything Amazon can't make cheaper and better?  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Luckily amazon has it covered.  ...  "
Price
 48
quality, money, waste, worth, beat
+88%
-13%
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" ...  Worth the money.  ...  "
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" ...  Excellent quality at very fair price.  ...  "
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" ...  Good quality and a fair price.  ...  "
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" ...  I will say, for the price difference of nearly a dollar, I would highly recommend the 6 feet versus the 3.  ...  "
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" ...  If Amazon puts their name on the product, you know the quality is there at a very reasonable price.  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, and can't beat the price .  ...  "
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" ...  Great quality, especially for the price .  ...  "
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" ...  Quality at a bargain price.  ...  "
Memory
 44
external hard drive, external, hard, portable, external hard drives
+77%
-23%
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" ...  Perfect to my Samsung memory 2t works like a charm and it’s not loose  ...  "
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" ...  This was a great replacement for the one I lost for a mobile hard drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Durable, works for my external hard drive  ...  "
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" ...  In and running well, I leave it plugged in on my main computer to swap the portable hard drive back and forth.  ...  "
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" ...  On time and worked perfectly with my external hard drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described to connect to an external mSATA SSD.  ...  "
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" ...  I needed one of these for my external storage unit so I ordered this one.  ...  "
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" ...  The hard drive is easy to use and takes little space  ...  "
Cable Length
 37
cable, short, length, longer, shorter
+49%
-51%
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" ...  Cable is too thick and inflexible.  ...  "
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" ...  There is a short in the cable.  ...  "
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" ...  Cable is too thick .  ...  "
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" ...  Don't bother buying the shorter chord.  ...  "
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" ...  The cable is quite stiff.  ...  "
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" ...  MicroB connection is to short and could not hold the bulky cable.  ...  "
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" ...  I got the 3-footer just for that reason (the original Samsung cable was 5 feet, which was too long for the car).  ...  "
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" ...  Don't know what else this short little cable would be good for but don't buy if you are expecting to use it to charge your phone.  ...  "
Fit
 34
fits, thick, plug, connections, cases
+53%
-47%
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" ...  It fits inside of my hard case and is well made  ...  "
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" ...  Really good quality and very thick, but doesn't feel flimsy and connects easily as well.  ...  "
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" ...  it "works", but the device (not host) side connector is undersized and fits kind of loosely, making it pretty easy to not make contact on the USB 3.0 high speed pins  ...  "
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" ...  Its plugs fit securely into sockets of both disc drive and laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect fit for my external hard drive  ...  "
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" ...  The connections are a good snug fit.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit what i needed it to.  ...  "
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" ...  Fit what i needed it to.  ...  "
Overall performance
 26
speed, fast, done, usb3, 0
+96%
-4%
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" ...  Seem well built and they do the job.  ...  "
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" ...  It does its job and worked well for my purpose.  ...  "
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" ...  I had more speed thanks to it  ...  "
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" ...  Great speeds and very durable.  ...  "
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" ...  It gets the job done.  ...  "
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" ...  Durable and transfers files pretty fast!  ...  "
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" ...  Very well built and performance was standing.  ...  "
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" ...  Max read speed is 42MB/s, so it is not USB3 ... And now it works as USB3 (read speed 90MB/s.  ...  "
USB
 25
external hard drive, usb 3 0, usb 3, external, micro b
+64%
-36%
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" ...  Two are are permanently connecting two external RAIDs (via a USB 3 hub) to my iMac.  ...  "
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" ...  Performance-wise, it has been great and is a noticeable upgrade from USB 2.0.  ...  "
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" ...  perfect for my external harddrive  ...  "
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" ...  Good USB 3 to USB cable  ...  "
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" ...  I’m so happy with this usb and plan on ordering another to have for back up!  ...  "
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" ...  Its a great usb  ...  "
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" ...  Happy to be able to access my files through this USB  ...  "
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" ...  Great product, I bought this so i could hook an external Hard drive to my Smart TV and not have it dangling by the 6" cord that seems to come with it.  ...  "
Size
 21
length, bulky, portable, purse, pocket
+71%
-29%
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" ...  The length is great!  ...  "
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" ...  It’s super heavy duty.  ...  "
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" ...  i would recommend this if your hard drive is portable.  ...  "
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" ...  I just tossed mine in a bag or in my vehicle.  ...  "
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" ...  The length is okay, I like it.  ...  "
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" ...  very strong but heavy  ...  "
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" ...  It has very good size and the length is great.  ...  "
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" ...  Convenient long length.  ...  "
Returns
 20
replacement, one, returning, amazon sent, amazon
+10%
-90%
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" ...  Amazon sent me another and the new one only lasted about 40 days.  ...  "
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" ...  Wish I could send back - way to stiff!!  ...  "
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" ...  Costs too much to return it, going in the garbage.  ...  "
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" ...  Annoyed at the mixup, I quickly requested for the correct item to be sent.  ...  "
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" ...  Too late to return just don’t buy this  ...  "
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" ...  Amazon sent me a 2nd one but it does the same thing.  ...  "
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" ...  Too late to return now.  ...  "
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" ...  Didn't work, had to get a refund for it.  ...  "
Product As Described
 17
works, works as advertised, exactly, advertised, came
+94%
-6%
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" ...  It works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  JUST AS DESCRIBED  ...  "
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" ...  It came very quickly and is exactly as presented in the pics & description.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Exactly as advertised.  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as advertised!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as described  ...  "
Delivery
 17
delivery, delivered, received, product, arrived
+100%
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" ...  Shipped and received fast.  ...  "
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" ...  The delivery was good.  ...  "
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" ...  Item was packaged well and received on time.  ...  "
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" ...  This is a great product, arrived quickly!  ...  "
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" ...  One and Zeros enter one end, and are delivered in perfect condition out the other end.  ...  "
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" ...  Delivered before expected and works beautifully so far .  ...  "
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" ...  I'm very satisfied about your product, and gived me excellent condition.  ...  "
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" ...  Two-day shipping.  ...  "
Comfort
 11
works, wear, one, husband, good
+73%
-27%
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" ...  I was surprised because they look and feel well made.  ...  "
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" ...  It looks great and feel strong.  ...  "
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" ...  Works great, have had it several years with no sign of wear  ...  "
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" ...  I bought myself a s9 plus so handed this down to my husband who has a note 5 and he loves the length on it as well.  ...  "
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" ...  It has a very good grip on the device.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels super high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  It's durable enough to survive the constant wear and tear trucker life puts on things.  ...  "
Battery Life
 11
charges, phone, well, short, one
+64%
-36%
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" ...  This is the single greatest charger I have ever had.  ...  "
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" ...  Very durable and charges just as good as oem  ...  "
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" ...  It charges fine  ...  "
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" ...  I love how strong these are and how good they charge my phone, theirs only one problem I can honestly see with these, these don't seem to register as a data cable to from my phone to my pc, Not a big deal since I can remote into my pc  ...  "
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" ...  Maximum charge in a short time  ...  "
Resolution
 10
external, cable that came, cable, portable, bought
+80%
-20%
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" ...  I bought this to replace a small cable that came with a HD.  ...  "
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" ...  I lost the USB 3.0 cable that came with my WD My Passport External HD.  ...  "
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" ...  My external HD is working perfectly again and very satisfied with my purchase.  ...  "
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" ...  Better for HD than phones.  ...  "
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" ...  Better quality than the OEM cable that came with my portable HD.  ...  "
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" ...  No problems with Sony 1080p or Samsung 4K.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought it for a external HD .  ...  "
Design
 10
gold, feels, super, strong, quality
+100%
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" ...  It looks great and feel strong. ... I like the gold tip.  ...  "
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" ...  Looks and feels super heavy duty.  ...  "
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" ...  Feels super high quality.  ...  "
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" ...  What really matters is the gold contacts.  ...  "
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" ...  Look forward to next time  ...  "
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" ...  I was surprised because they look and feel well made.  ...  "
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" ...  looks and feels like good quality however  ...  "
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" ...  The gold is superfluous, but otherwise a very nice piece.  ...  "
Ease of Use
 7
working, use, space, hard, easy
+71%
-29%
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" ...  I personally think we could do with more eco-friendly simplicity.  ...  "
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" ...  Durable and easy to use  ...  "
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" ...  Easy to use and so far so good.  ...  "
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" ...  The hard drive is easy to use and takes little space  ...  "
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" ...  BECAUSE OF HOW WELL ITS MADE, ITS NOT EASY TO WORK WITH BUT IT WILL A WHOLE LOT LONGER THAN THOSE JUNKERS.  ...  "
CD/DVD
 7
works, use, perfectly, needed, longer
+86%
-14%
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" ...  Works perfectly with my external hard drives.  ...  "
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" ...  On time and worked perfectly with my external hard drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Bought for my external hard drive.  ...  "
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" ...  Perfect companion to the Pioneer BDR-XD05S Slim External Blu Ray Drive I use it with. ... Its plugs fit securely into sockets of both disc drive and laptop.  ...  "
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" ...  Got it to use on my Xbox external hard drive and it works great  ...  "
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" ...  Needed this for my Toshiba 2 terabyte external hard drive.  ...  "
Weight
 6
length, heavy
+67%
-33%
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" ...  It’s super heavy duty.  ...  "
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" ...  I like the length and the fact that it is heavy duty  ...  "
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" ...  very strong but heavy  ...  "
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" ...  Very heavy duty.  ...  "
Software Platform
 4
phones, phone, galaxy, error, disk
+75%
-25%
comment
" ...  I've owned several - and this is better than the original cord that came with my Android.  ...  "
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" ...  I can now access all of my info again.  ...  "
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" ...  We purchased three of these cords for our Samsung Galaxy smart phones.  ...  "
Storage
 4
use, room, hard, fit, easy to use
+50%
-50%
comment
" ...  You could probably roll it up into an 8" circle, but it will take up a lot of room that way.  ...  "
Original Product
 3
better
+100%
comment
" ...  Plus its longer than the original.  ...  "
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" ...  Much better than those I've used before, even better than the OEM!  ...  "
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" ...  Works as well as original.  ...  "
ISP
 3
transfer, speed, data
+67%
-33%
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" ...  great speed and good connection.  ...  "
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" ...  Data did transfer.  ...  "
Cleaning
 3
usb, thick, cord, chord, charge
+100%
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" ...  The connectors are clean and fight nice and snug.  ...  "
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" ...  My original chord bit the dust, and this chord works perfectly to charge my old phone.  ...  "
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" ...  Its nearly as thick as a vacuum cleaner cord.  ...  "

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Specifications

Body
Size:  36 meters
Connectivity
Number of USB ports:  3 
USB:  Yes 
3
NUMBER OF USB PORTS
36 meters
SIZE
Yes
USB