A new connector has arrived for workstations, peripherals, and mobile devices: USB-C™, also known as USB Type-C™. It can consolidate the following functions over a single connector:
- USB data
- Universal charging and power
- External displays with DisplayPort™
- Other interface types, such as Thunderbolt™ 3
On new laptops, the innovative USB-C connector can replace connectors for Thunderbolt, DisplayPort, proprietary power, and traditional USB.