Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) allows tablets and smartphones to transmit digital audio and video signals via their Micro-USB connector to be viewed on an HDTV. The Manhattan MHL HDTV Cable enables you to connect a five-pin MHL-enabled smartphone or tablet (Sony Xperia Z and beyond; HTC One and beyond; Samsung Galaxy S2, Note, Nexus and other MHL-enabled devices) to an HDTV, monitor or projector through an HDMI connection. It delivers crystal-clear video up to 1080p resolution and eight-channel digital audio for optimal multimedia enjoyment, and has an additional USB connector to simultaneously power and charge your connected mobile device.*To use, simply plug the standard USB connector on the MHL HDTV Cable into a USB wall charger, then connect it to a power source.Next, connect the HDMI input of the MHL HDTV Cable to your HDTV, monitor or projector. Finally, plug the Micro-USB input into your smartphone or tablet and enjoy.**Not sure if your smartphone supports MHL technology? Follow this link to see for yourself: http://meetmhl.com/DoIHaveMhl.aspx.* Battery drain may be greater than the charging rate in some devices.** Use the Manhattan 5- to 11-Pin MHL Adapter, Model 151481, for 11-pin applications (Galaxy S3, Note 2, Mega and beyond).