The “best” USB-C hub for your laptop

The Verge has reviewed various USB-C adapters, and crowned the Satechi Aluminum Multi-Port Adapter V2 the winner.

Calling it the “best USB-C hub” for new laptops, the V2 adapter features:

  • 3x USB-A 3.0 ports
  • Gigabit Ethernet
  • HDMI
  • MicroSD and SD slots
  • USB-C (with power)

The adapter is made from aluminium, and features a single UBS-C cable that plugs into the host machine.

The USB-C port can handle a max power of 49W, while the HDMI port will provide a monitor with up to 4K at 30Hz visuals.

With many new laptops coming out with fewer USB-A ports and more USB-C ports, but many peripherals still on the older standard, hubs like this are necessities – particularly for new MacBook Pro owners.

Satechi said the V2 adapter has a recommended retail price of $90.


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The “best” USB-C hub for your laptop