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    The best replacement USB Type-C cables for your Samsung smartphone

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    Last updated: April 11th, 2017 at 17:47 UTC+02:00

    If you recently picked up a Samsung smartphone, there's a good chance it sports a USB Type-C port. Sadly, certified replacement cables aren't as easy to come across as microUSBs (using a dodgy one can fry your handset) — so we've decided to put together a short list of our top four affordable replacement leads, which can not only be used to charge your device, but for data transfer, too.


    1. AmazonBasics — $9.99

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    2. Aukey USB-C to USB 3.0 — $8.99

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    3. Belkin USB-IF — $19.56

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    4. Snowkids — $10.99

    Screen Shot 2017-04-10 at 22.09.51So there you have it, folks. Our roundup of some of the best third-party USB Type-C cables. If you're thinking about picking one up that's not on our list, make sure it's been certified by Google, as poor quality leads can wreak havoc on your phone's circuitry.

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