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Do generic chargers work with the Samsung tablet?

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Generic chargers work with Samsung Tablets, but this usually causes devices to charge at slower rates. Brand name devices usually work optimally only with original chargers and accessories.

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Original Samsung chargers normally charge the device at a speed of 800 to 1000mA, compared to approximately 350mA with a non-Samsung alternative. This means that devices that normally take two or three hours to charge with original chargers take considerably longer with generic counterparts.

Some people use a technique to trick brand name devices into charging faster with generic chargers, but it is risky and may result in damaging chargers and tablets.

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