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    Hello WPCentral.

    I should be expecting my Lumia 920 to arrive soon, but I'm not sure if it's going to come with a US compatible charger. If it doesn't, I have two other USB wall chargers, and I was wondering if they would mess up the battery/make its performance worse by using them? They both read the following:

    Input: 100-240V~50/60 Hz 0.3A
    Output: 5v = 1A

    Or do you guys think it would just be better to buy an international to US plug adapter thing? Also, when I get my 920, is it recommended that I fully charge the battery before using it, or is that not necessary? Thanks!

    Edit: I do plan on ordering two wireless charging plates to hopefully get rid of the need for a wired charger, but until I do I'd need a wired charger and it can't hurt to have one as back up.
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    I've used mine with multiple chargers at different outputs and it seems to work fine on all of them :)
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    USB is standardized so any USB charger will work, ok the iPad has a weird middle pin voltage to allow fast charging but still even the iPad can charge with any USB charger. I doubt a lower power device like a phone would even have anything like that.
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    That charger will work no problems. It will however be slower than the charger provided by nokia. The included charger is rated at 1.3 amp.
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    I just bought a couple of these from amazon. I haven't rec'd them yet but they are 1.2A which is a bit better and closer to OEM

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