In the previous article about OTG vs. SimulCharge we delved into what OTG and SimulCharge really mean and the differences between them. More specifically, how they allow a mobile device to interact with a peripheral, and how they determine which device is USB Host and which is Power Provider. A few days following the writing
As LAVA’s technical sales engineer, I frequently answer questions from customers about mobile devices and their specifications – usually regarding tablets. One such recurring question is: “Does OTG support indicate SimulCharge capability/compatibility?” The short answer is: No – a mobile device’s OTG capability does not indicate if the device is capable of supporting SimulCharge mode.