New mac book introduce new kind of USB connector, is USC Type C connector used in USB 3.1. Not only apple use, another brand new ultra book start to install it, such as Asus and Hp. This omni port connector is really fantastic, small, frightening and lightning. Dimension is more small than Type-A, this is exciting connector become more small than oldest and allow ultra book design be more slim.
Type-C design with two reversible port, so you didn’t need to confuse while plugin. If you need use old port type, get USB adapter for different port. Someday in the future, you can connect with cellphone, USB drive, TV, monitor and other device with single cable. USB Type-C can transfer data 10 Gbps near same with fiber optic transfer data rate. It’s high speed can transfer or sync video like HDMI or VGA port, imagine with single cable you can do anything on your device.
The power also increase, if USB 3.0 5V, 1.8A just 4.5 watt power then USB 3.1 going to 20V, 5A, that mean 100W of power transfer. It has different power direction from previous type, if the oldest from host to peripheral only, this new kind can transfer power bi directional. Not only that, surprise come from improvised electromagnetic interference and radio frequency interference create future of wireless data transfer over USB without physical USB connection.
In January 2013 some developer reveal plan to upgrade USB speed to 10 Gbps, and now in 2015 USB 3.1 has been launch with 10 Gbps speed and SUPERSPEED+ logo. USB 3.1 presence will change all gadget and computer design.