Microsoft may one day bring USB Type-C to its Surface range of laptops, but not in the typical fashion.
Just when you thought you were getting a handle on all of the different USB specifications, there is a new one in the works, one that will effectively double data transfers of existing USB Type-C cables to 20 gigabits per second.
The latest update to the standard, dubbed USB 3.2, doubles the existing 10Gbps speed of USB 3.1, on the same cables.
The latest USB 3.2 standard is going to be confirmed in September, and here’s what that means for your laptop, your phone, and those new USB-C cables you just went out and bought
The USB 3.0 Promoter Group has just announced the specifications for the upcoming USB 3.2 standard. Good news ahead: transfer speeds will double (up to 20Gbit/s) and there’s no need for new cables.
Double The Speed Using Existing USB Type C Connectors
It has become almost impossible to imagine the modern landscape without electronic devices. Smartphones, tablets, music players, laptops… you name it and chances are that a number of these, if not all, will be present in your household.
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USB 3.1 and USB Type-C connectors may be arriving together on the new machines, but they aren’t joined at the hip the way you might think.
It has finalized the design of the USB Type-C plug, a new type of USB plug that's designed to completely replace every size of all current USB connectors.