The Micro USB connector type is the most common cable type for non-iOS devices (Android, Windows Phone). Some older devices may use a mini USB connector, which was replaced by the micro USB type.
USB (abbreviation of Universal Serial Bus), is an industry standard that was developed to define cables, connectors and protocols for connection, communication, and power supply between personal computers and their peripheral devices.
There have been three generations of USB specifications:
USB 2.0, with multiple updates and additions
Released in 1996, the USB standard is currently maintained by the USB Implementers Forum (USB …