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What is USB-C?

    USB-C connectors, also called USB Type-C, are tiny, reversible, and universal.
    USB-C is the latest standard embraced by manufacturers, including Apple, Samsung, and more.
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3 Reasons Why USB-C is Better

Faster

Faster Charging

Harness the power of the USB Type-C charger for ultra-fast charging speeds. This accelerated charging means your devices can reach their optimal battery levels more quickly, saving you valuable time and ensuring you have power when you need it most.

Faster

Faster

Charge up to 3× faster than conventional USB-A chargers*.

More Versatile

Greater Versatility

USB-C charger plug offers exceptional versatility, seamlessly integrating across a wide range of devices. Its universal compatibility guarantees effortless charging and data transfer, ensuring optimal performance across different platforms.

More Versatile

More Versatile

Works flawlessly with iOS, Android, Windows, and more.

More Powerful

Superior Power

Enhance your charging experience with the USB-C charger adapter, optimized for a remarkable 240W power boost. Its improved performance is perfect for smartphones, tablets, and power-demanding laptops, offering extended productivity without battery depletion concerns.

More Powerful

More Powerful

Delivers 240W max power, perfect for tablets and laptops.

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*Data based on internal lab testing charging an iPhone 14 from 0 to 50%, compared to a standard 5W charger.

Shaping the Future of USB-C with Anker
Click to view our remarkable journey.
2014
The USB-C Revolution
USB-C, a groundbreaking port, was introduced by USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum).
2015
Pioneering the Way
Anker was among the first to offer USB-C charging accessories.
2017
USB-C Fast Charging Tech
PowerIQ 3.0 was introduced, enabling 100W max output for USB-C charging compatibility.
2018
Anker + Apple
Anker collaborated with Apple to launch the world's first 3rd party MFi-certified USB-C to Lightning cable.
2019
Anker Nano USB-C Charger
The legendary 20W Anker Nano charger is packed with 3X power density and a 58% smaller size for iPhone 12.
2020
Innovating the Future of VR
Customized Meta Quest charging dock and optic fiber USB-C cable brought VR gaming to the next level.
2021
Best-Selling USB-C Cable
The most popular USB-C to USB-C cable on Amazon US*.
2022
GaNPrime USB-C Lineup
Introduced the iconic GaNPrime lineup with PD 3.1 high-speed charging at 140W max and 53% smaller size**.
2022
Premium USB-C Cables
Enjoy stunning 40 Gbps data transfer and up to 8K display with the latest Thunderbolt and USB technology.
*Data based on internal sales records.
**Compared to the original 67W charger, with a size reduction of up to 53%.
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    Have More Questions? We've Got the Answers.

    Are USB-C ports the same as Android ports?

    No. USB-C is a versatile interface standard for connecting devices such as phones, computers, tablets, and more, while the Android port is solely for charging and data transfer on Android phones.

    Why is my USB-C cable charging my device slowly?

    There are multiple factors that can contribute to slow charging with USB-C cables. Here are a few potential explanations:
    1. Incompatible cable: Your USB-C cable may not support fast charging or may be intended for data transfer only
    2. Incompatible charger: Your charger may not provide sufficient power for fast charging, especially if it is designed for lower-power devices.
    3. Device limitations: Your device may not support fast charging, even with a compatible cable and charger.

    Can USB-C chargers and cables be used with different devices?

    Yes, USB-C cables and chargers are generally compatible with various devices, as long as they meet the device's specifications. However, it's essential to ensure compatibility, considering different power requirements and supported features. Always check the specifications before use.

    Will iPhones switch to USB-C in the future?

    While there are rumors and speculations, Apple has not made any official announcements regarding the adoption of USB-C for iPhones. It's worth noting that USB-C is already used in MacBook and iPad Pro devices by Apple, leaving the possibility open for future iPhone adoption.

    What are the differences between USB and Thunderbolt protocols?

    USB and Thunderbolt are different data transfer protocols. Thunderbolt offers faster speeds, higher bandwidth, and greater power delivery capabilities compared to USB. Meanwhile, USB boasts broader compatibility across a wide range of devices, whereas Thunderbolt is primarily supported by select devices, notably Apple's.

    What is the difference between USB-C PD and USB-IF certification?

    USB-C PD enables faster charging and higher power delivery through USB-C ports. USB-IF is the organization responsible for developing and promoting USB technology. USB-IF certification ensures that a USB-C PD product meets the standards and is compatible with other USB devices.