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What is the difference between USB-a and USB-c?

What is the difference between USB-a and USB-c cables?

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The USB-A has a much larger physical connector than the Type CType C is around the same size as a micro-USB connector. Unlike, Type A, you won't need to try and insert it, flip it over and then flip it over once more just to find the right orientation when trying to make a connection

USB-C connection can charge devices up to 20 times faster than basic USBUSB-C ports support USB Power Delivery, a fast-charging standard that can deliver 100 watts of power to compatible devices.

The various versions of USB cables, such as USB 2.0 and USB 3.0, deal with the functionality and speed of the USB cable, whereas the type of USB cable (like USB type A, USB type B essentially refers to the physical design of the connectors and ports.


The USB-A has a much larger physical connector than the Type CType C is around the same size as a micro-USB connector. Unlike, Type A, you won't need to try and insert it, flip it over and then flip it over once more just to find the right orientation when trying to make a connection

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