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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 "mini-USB"?

The mini-USB connector is a smaller cable connector that is often used by handheld electronic devices such as mobile phones, MP3 players, and digital cameras. On mobile phones it is often used for both USB data connectivity as well as charging. It is expected that the mobile phone manufacturers will begin to phase out mini-USB in favor of the newer and smaller mirco-USB connector.

Also known as: "miniUSB"

See Also: USB

Referred to by: micro-USB, USB

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