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Our online glossary is here to help you make sense of the terminology used in the cell phone industry. It covers mobile technologies, such as 3G and 4G, and even includes a bit of information on smartphone operating systems and the companies that make the cell phones and other mobile technology devices we all use.

What is "micro-USB"?

In January, 2007, the USB Implementers Forum announced the creation of a new small USB connector for use in mobile phones and similar device. The new connector, called micro-USB, is smaller than the mini-USB connector commonly used today and will allow for even thinner device designs than would be otherwise possible.

Also known as: "microUSB"

See Also: USB, mini-USB

Referred to by: USB

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