What Is USB Type-C? Here’s Everything You Need to Know in This Explanation Video

What is USB Type-C? Here’s everything you need to know about the next generation interface for power, data and display.

Apple and Google launched devices using this new USB standard this week with the new MacBook and the Chromebook Pixel. Technology video blogger Marques Brownlee guides us on why the new “USB-C” standard matters for all of us.

USB Type-C is actually USB 3.1. This standard will be everywhere: computers, accessories and smartphones — in the next couple of years.

Advantages of the standard:

  1. It is Smaller and Thinner

  2. It can carry 100 Watts of Power, 10 Gigabits Per Second

  3. Reversible and Backwards Compatible

Watch the video here:

What Is USB Type-C Explanation Video

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