Today, Samsung has launched a new accessory for its Galaxy line of products.
It is the Samsung Power Sharing cable for $19.99 which lets you use select Samsung Galaxy phones and tablets to charge your other micro USB devices.
Samsung lists the following compatible devices for being able to share power: Galaxy S 5, Galaxy Tab S 10.5, Galaxy Tab S 8.4, Galaxy Alpha, Galaxy Avant, and Galaxy Note 4.
When it comes tor receiving power, Samsung promises that the cable is compatible with “any device that can be charged via Micro USB cable” (that means smartphones and tablets, but also wearables and Bluetooth headsets).
However, the company does warn that there are limitations to the process. The full battery amount on your Galaxy device “cannot be transferred due to power loss or usage during the transfer process.”