Changes in USB-C: In this you must look before buying a cable for your mobile or computer

Those who want to buy a USB type C to charge their mobile or transfer data between computer equipment should be earrings of new visual elements on the cables an

Changes in USB-C: In this you must look before buying a cable for your mobile or computer

Those who want to buy a USB type C to charge their mobile or transfer data between computer equipment should be earrings of new visual elements on the cables and their packaging to make sure they are buying a suitable cable for their needs.

USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) has announced the new logos with which USB type C cables can be distinguished according to their power, a change that follows the announcement in May of the increase in said capacity up to 240 watts (W).

The new logos have been designed for consumers to distinguish the power of USB type C cable that acquire in the market, with options from 60W to 240W, as reported by the organization in a statement.

As can be seen in the image below, these USB ports must indicate visually in a logo the cable data transfer speed. By way of example, in the image shows the logos design for 5 GB transfer speeds per second, 10 GB per second and 20 GB per second.

In May, USB-IF announced an increase in the load power of USB type C of the 100W to 240W in the 2.1 update of its standard, which allows charging laptops, larger monitors, printers and other devices that require That voltage.

Next to this ad, the consortium has also presented the logos for USB 4, based on Thunderbolt and with transfer rates up to 40 Gbps.

Updated Date: 15 October 2021, 18:34

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