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Make sure that the phone that you get has a micro-HDMI port, in addition to the traditional USB port. This will allow you to transfer video more easily. As you noticed, there are two types of converters- the tiny ones, and the large bulky ones with a power supply. The difference is, as stated on the link you sent, that: Unlike passive adapters Ligawo ...
USB OTG stands for USB On-The-Go. This allows your phone to use USB devices (e.g. mice, keyboards, external USB drives) through a MicroUSB to USB adapter. The MHL adapter allows your device to connect via HDMI to a TV or monitor. The statement that it can power the device just means that it can both charge/power the phone and allow HDMI output via the MHL ...
Samsung has changed the "pin layout" on this port so that it is not compatible with standard MHL accessories - even ones made by Samsung. If you want this functionality (HDMI out) for your SGS3, you will need to buy the Samsung adapter that is made specifically for this phone model, and you won't be able to re-use that adapter with other devices. ...
This may depend on the tablet, but as far as I know anything with Honeycomb and an HDMI output will simply mirror the screen when plugged in. My Motorola Xoom, for example, will mirror everything on the screen to a TV when my HDMI cable is plugged in. I can use it for app demos and the like at work just fine, so what you're looking for is (from a purely ...
The Thunderbolt has DLNA, so if your TV supports DLNA you can use that. On my Samsung phone, you use the AllShare app for DLNA, but I think the Thunderbolt has another app built in. Page 275 of the User Manual describes how to use DLNA. This droidforums thread has a discussion of ways to use DLNA without a compliant TV, I'm not sure how well other ways ...
According to the specs I was looking at, the Galaxy Spica only supports audio out, not video.
As I had commented to @onik's answer: If this cable does not have a DAC (Digital to Analogue Converter), this cable will not work. I also found a search result about a scam related to this kind of cable, which again confirms this. Since I am unable to view the video (restriction at my work) I am unable to see to comment more on it.
There aren't any rules for this, so it's entirely up to the tablet in each particular case. I can give an example: the original Asus Eee Pad Transformer TF101 has a < 720p screen, and its HDMI output is a pixel-for-pixel mirror of the screen (i.e. the HDMI output is the same pixel size as the screen).
You can try mVideoPlayer. This supports HD videos well and has subtitle functionality. Should work with HDMI too. Hope this helps.
A source link could give us more information, but I see no reason this wouldn't work, since it uses the correct port and that port also supports HDMI, which means that video output is supported.
ND Geek is correct, but the 11 pin connector on the Galaxy SIII and any new cell phone/tablet/android device using this new connector can go further. The OTG function is simultaneous with the MHL and the normal 5 pins are the OTG pins. OTG hosts can, indeed, power USB downstream devices, but lack current for more than mice and keyboards (or memory sticks ...
I'm not sure about the Galaxy Nexus, but the older Galaxy models can output analog video through the headphone jack. The cable is similar to Nokia CA-75U. Since the phone is a Google reference model without Samsung's addons, I'm not sure if this works, but I'd say it's worth a try.
If your TV doesn't support DLNA and you have some other DLNA capable device, like an Xbox360, PS3, or DLNA capable blu-ray player, you can use that as a bridge between your TV and the phone. Just set your phone to use wi-fi and run whatever app comes w/ the phone (or download some other app on the market) to stream via DLNA. Your DLNA capable device should ...
From what I can tell, it looks like Motorola is not offering that at launch but will try to support it in future upgrades: Official Motorola FAQ Unless I am reading that wrong.
AFAIK, the original Droid is completely hardware incapable of providing video out via usb. The Droid Incredible does provide this functionality, but it has a USB port specifically designed for it (extra pins).
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