Tiny, reversible USB Type-C connector finalized

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  1. ronjor

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    http://www.anandtech.com/show/8518/hands-on-with-usb-type-c-reversible-usb-connectors
     
  3. SirDrexl

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    My main concern with this is going to be durability. Micro USB isn't the most durable connector, and this looks to be similar.

    I hope that this will allow systems to include more USB ports. Ever since Intel made the video ports mandatory in their chipsets, typical motherboards have around 6 ports in the back I/O panel; they used to have 8-10. Hopefully with this they can fit more ports in a smaller space. It would help for laptops too.

    I imagine they will be rolled out gradually, with maybe half the ports new and half "classic" at first, with a few adapter cables included (although it may be up to the device to include that; we'll see).
     
  4. Keatah

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    USB ain't so "universal" with all these new connectors.
     
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