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Brazil Brazil electrical outlets : do I need a travel adapter?

You're going to travel to Brazil and you don't know if your electric devices (your computer, mobile phone, battery charger...) will be able to work there?

To know if you need a travel plug adapter to go to Brazil, you have to consider 3 things : the shape of the plugs, the voltage and the frequency of the current delivered by electrical outlets in Brazil.

Electrical outlets (sockets) and plugs used in Brazil

Here are the shape of the sockets in Brazil, and the the types of plugs used in Brazil :

electrical outlet socket type C in Brazil
type C
electrical outlet socket type N in Brazil
type N

plug type c  plug type n  

Plug adapter for Brazil

If none of your usual plug is compatible, you should buy a travel adapter to be able to plug your electric devices in Brazil (please visit our selection on Amazon for more details).

best travel adapters for brazil

Prepare your travel to enjoy your stay in Brazil

What is the type of electrical outlets and current in Brazil?

In Brazil, the type of electrical outlets commonly used is the NBR 14136 standard. This standard features a three-pin plug with a grounding pin, often referred to as the "Brazilian standard plug" or the "Type N plug".

The current in Brazil is generally 127/220 volts and has a frequency of 60 hertz.

How can I charge the battery of my phone or computer in Brazil?

The process of charging the battery of your phone or computer in Brazil is quite simple. You will need the following:

1. Charger: Ensure you have the charger that is compatible with your device. Most modern devices support universal chargers with a USB port.

2. Power Adapter: As the electrical outlets in Brazil utilize a different socket type (Type N) compared to many other countries, you will need a power adapter to fit the Brazilian outlets.

3. Voltage and Frequency: Verify that your device can support the voltage and frequency used in Brazil. The standard voltage in Brazil is 127V or 220V at 60Hz.

Once you have your charger, power adapter, and have checked the voltage and frequency compatibility, follow these steps:

1. Connect the USB end of the charger to your device.

2. Plug the charger into the power adapter that fits the Brazilian electrical outlet.

3. Insert the power adapter into the Brazilian electrical outlet.

4. The charging process should begin automatically. Check your device to ensure it is charging correctly.

Remember, always monitor your device while charging and only use genuine chargers and power adapters to avoid any potential damage or safety hazards.

Which power adapter should I buy for Brazil?

When buying a power adapter for Brazil, it is important to consider the country's unique electrical standards. Brazil follows a two-pin plug system and operates on a voltage of 127V. Therefore, you will need a power adapter that is compatible with these specifications.

It is recommended to purchase a Type N power adapter, which is the standard plug used in Brazil. This adapter has two round pins and can handle the voltage of 127V.

Additionally, make sure that the power adapter you choose has the necessary safety certifications and is suitable for your specific electronic devices. Double-check the power requirements of your devices to ensure they are compatible with the voltage in Brazil.

In summary, a Type N power adapter that supports a voltage of 127V is the best option for your electrical needs in Brazil.

What are the 20 largest cities in Brazil?

The 20 largest cities in Brazil are:

  1. São Paulo
  2. Rio de Janeiro
  3. Salvador
  4. Brasília
  5. Fortaleza
  6. Belo Horizonte
  7. Manaus
  8. Curitiba
  9. Recife
  10. Porto Alegre
  11. Belém
  12. Guarulhos
  13. Goiânia
  14. Campinas
  15. São Luís
  16. São Gonçalo
  17. Maceió
  18. Duque de Caxias
  19. Natal
  20. Teresina