5 devices other than smartphones that are using USB type C

USB type C is the definition of next generation connectivity and, whereas not so many devices have it yet, it is a standard that cuts across in terms of power and file transfer. You may not be in position to hold a smartphone with a type C port, given the current costs and the minimal popularity, but a number of devices carry on this standard.

With Intel already planning on making the specification available to the industry next year under a royalty-free license, be sure that the near future will see majority of devices linked up by the Type C.

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These devices are the usual ones you interact with, we are here to list them out for you.

Laptops

The Intel vision looks to offer a platform for computer manufacturers to build thinner and lighter systems with only Thunderbolt 3 ports, call them USB type C ports. You should note that Thunderbolt 3 is made literally the same as USB type-C; as compact, as reversible, and running on similar connectors and cables.


Read About: The difference between Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type C


So, as you ponder on the smartphones that have Type C charge ports, get to know of the laptops that incorporate a similar standard. This selection includes portable laptops, convertibles, 2-in1’s, and gaming laptops.

Acer Laptops with USB type C

  • Aspire Switch 12S
  • Aspire R13
  • Aspire V15 Nitro
  • Aspire V17 Nitro
  • Predator 15
  • Predator 17

Apple Laptops with USB Type C

  • MacBook Pro 13
  • MacBook Pro 15

Asus Laptops with USB Type C

  • ROG GL502VM
  • ROG GL702VM
  • ROG G501VM
  • Zenbook 3 Deluxe UX 490UA
  • Zenbook Pro UX501 VW
  • Zenbook UX 550 VD
  • Zenbook UX 550 VE
  • ROG G752VT/VL/VY/VM/VS
  • ROG GX 800

Dell Laptops with USB Type C

  • Latitude 12 7000
  • Latitude 12 7000 2-in-1
  • Latitude 13 7000
  • XPS 13 9350
  • XPS 13 9360
  • XPS 13 2-in-1 9365
  • XPS 15 9550
  • XPS 15 9560
  • Inspiron Gaming 7577
  • Precision 15 3000 series
  • Precision 15 7000 series
  • Precision 17 7000 series

Lenovo Laptops with USB Type C

  • Yoga 920
  • ThinkPad Yoga 370
  • IdeaPad 720s
  • ThinkPad 25
  • ThinkPad T470
  • ThinkPad T470s
  • ThinkPad XI Carbon
  • ThinkPad XI Yoga
  • IdeaPad Y900/Y910
  • Legion Y720
  • Legion Y920
  • Yoga 720 15

HP Laptops with USB Type C

  • EliteBook Folio
  • Spectre
  • Spectre x360 13
  • Omen 15
  • Omen 17
  • Spectre x360 15

The list is endless, with manufacturers continuing the trend. We shall keep it up-to-date for any further addition.

Tablets

Tablets that have the USB type C port include the following among others;

  • Asus Transformer 3
  • Asus Transformer 3 Pro
  • Asus ZenPad 3S
  • Asus ZenPad S 8.0
  • Dell XPS 12 9250
  • HP Elite X2
  • Lenovo 10.1″
  • Nokia N1

Find out: The difference between Micro USB and USB Type C


External Hard Drives

Yes, even SSD drives with USB type C do exist. A number of manufacturers have taken on the task with Samsung, SanDisk, G-technology, LaCie Porsche, and Glyph being among the stakeholders.

Power Banks

With power transfer being a key aspect in personal and mobile computing, having a USB Type C device would demand a power bank to follow up on it. A number of power banks feature the Type C port with capability of juicing up a device to full capacity.

Video game Console

Talk of gaming, and your mind won’t skip a thought on this. The future Video game consoles should adopt the Type C connector for faster charge up and easier communication. Nintendo has already applied this to its latest Switch, giving a user quick access to charge and a faster way to connect to the game.

Have you experienced the USB Type C on any of those devices?  Tell us your experience.