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Gopro Hero5 Black : phone's wall usb charger output 5v 2A is okay?

Hi I'm very new to GoPro. Just want to make sure, can I safely use mobile phone charger (mine's samsung) wall usb with 5v 2a output to charge hero5 black? 

 

Because I've researched and actually found some contradictions:

Thanks for the help!