1. Terrorizer's Avatar
    I want to get a car charger that plugs into the cigarette lighter for my lumia 521. My question is, can I use any car charger that has a micro usb fitting on it? Or do I have on that has the proper amps/voltage? (I always get those confused). From what I understand if you use the wrong kind of charger you can damage your phone.

    Also, in general is it worth it to spend $25 or so dollars on a charger or will it work just as well as a $5 charger? If you have any suggestions of specific chargers feel free to let me know. Thanks
    12-30-2014 02:26 PM
  2. Harrie-S's Avatar
    Get one with an output from around 1 A this will not blow up your phone.
    Quality cost money so go for a mid-price one. The cheapest may not have a cable or a too short cable or basically bad quality. But then again if you buy a cheap one and it breaks down you can buy another one and that is still cheaper than an expensive one. Furthermore a chargers which had an output from about 2 A is more expensive than a 1 A one.
    So compare and check if an USB cable is added and if this cable is long enough.
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    12-30-2014 02:40 PM
  3. mskoch123's Avatar
    I've read stories about bad car charger draining the car battery causing damage. Best umto use a better brand or one from another phone.
    Terrorizer likes this.
    12-30-2014 03:10 PM
  4. Guytronic's Avatar
    The small Nokia branded car charger goes on sale quite often right here at the WC store.
    It's the one I use and have been pleased.
    xandros9 and Terrorizer like this.
    12-30-2014 03:14 PM
  5. Terrorizer's Avatar
    Thanks for the input guys, I ended up ordering a nokia charger on amazon.
    Guytronic likes this.
    01-02-2015 07:24 AM
  6. Harrie-S's Avatar
    Thanks for the feedback and you made a good choice.
    Guytronic likes this.
    01-02-2015 07:26 AM

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