How many volts does a standard micro usb output?

Thinking about using my smartphone's micro usb charger to charge my ps vita slim but I read online that it needs a 5 volt charger. Is it safe to use a phone charger to charge my ps vita slim? Will it shorten the battery life or cause any other problems? Thanks

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  • 1 month ago

    5 VDC at 480 MA is standard for USB.

    I charge many of my devices on my computer USB.

    Phones-tablet- headphones, etc.

    Read what the current is needed for your vita.

    Worst case may take a tad longer to full charge.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    All USB connections, regardless of type, use 5 volts.    

    ...well, that's what most sources will tell you.    

               

    There are also "power delivery" USB connections that carry 20 volts.  

    You won't run into those very often. 

  • garry
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    standard usb his a 5 volt dc with 2 amps maximum any more amps and the battery will get too hot .

  • 2 months ago

    Standard USB is 5 volts DC.

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  • 2 months ago

    All USB connections, regardless of type, use 5 volts.    

    ...well, that's what most sources will tell you.    

               

    There are also "power delivery" USB connections that carry 20 volts.  

    You won't run into those very often. 

  • 2 months ago

    All USB chargers output 5v DC.

    But the PS Vita Slim may require more current than a standard USB charger can supply or at least may charge very slowly indeed. It definitely will if you wish to play the PSVS whilst connected. 

    The standard default for USB power supplies is 0.5A (may be shown as 500mA). But most USB power bricks supplied for charging phones now output at least 1A (1000mA) and many will supply up to 2A. USB C power supplies are still 5V but can supply far more current if required. 

    Too many Amps (A) is not a problem as the power supply only provides what the connected device demands from it.

  • 2 months ago

    you need to verify amps as well, not just volts

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