What are the best USB-C Hubs for my MacBook Pro?
As we say goodbye to the SD card reader, Thunderbolt, and so much more with the arrival of the new MacBook Pro, we're also greeted with USB-C port.
USB-C ports are great tools in the sense that you can connect and use multiple devices with your MacBook, and when you're done, you simply detach the port and go on your merry way. No additional bulk, downloading, or anything!
Here are a number of options to keep in mind as you find the perfect USB-C Hub that works with your lifestyle.
- HyperDrive USB 5-in-1 Hub
- AUKEY USB-C Hub
- Satechi Type-C USB Combo Hub
- Moshi USB-C Multiport Adapter
- OWC USB-C dock
HyperDrive USB 5-in-1 Hub
Instantly turn your single USB-C port into an SDXC port or micro SDXC port, and double the USB space with the HyperDrive USB 5-in-1 Hub.
Sleek and slim, this little hub instantly attaches to your MacBook Pro, while it's brushed metal finish matches it perfectly. It's even the same thickness as the new MacBook Pro, so nothing sticks out or feels overly bulky and protrude-y.
The HyperDrive comes in three different colors that match Apple's shades spot-on, including silver, gold, and space gray.
AUKEY USB-C Hub
If you're looking for some more USB space, then never fear, because AUKEY's USB-C Hub has got you covered.
At around the size of a credit card, this pocket-perfect USB-C hub has over-current protection to protect connected devices from power surges, while the hub also supports incredibly fast data transfer rates.
Plus with four ports, you have more than enough room for everything you need!
Satechi Type-C USB Combo Hub
With it's modern, Apple-riffic design, instant connectivity, and pass-through charging support, the Satechi Type-C USB Combo Hub is a great option to consider for your MacBook Pro.
Just attach your Satechi straight to your MacBook without any wires, and you'll instantly be able to use your SD and micro SD cards, have full access to two USB ports, and more. You can even easily charge your MacBook Pro, too!
The Satechi Type-C USB Combo Hub comes in four different colors to really match your sense of style, including space gray, silver, rose gold, and gold.
Moshi USB-C Multiport Adapter
With the Moshi USB-C Multiport Adapter, you'll always have a USB-C hub at the ready. Coupled with its compact design and LED charging indicator, the Moshi is a solid multiport adapter option to keep in mind.
Designed with a sleek aluminum look to match your other Apple products, this fast-charging, data transferring hub works well with the MacBook Pro. With its folding cable, you can easily unplug and tuck away your Moshi, and when it's plugged in, you can use it without having it take up a ton of space.
Utilizing the latest USB-C chips, this multi-function adapter supports crystal clear 1080p and 4K video output to any HDMI-enabled monitor or TV. A standard USB port is included to charge/sync your smartphone or connect other legacy devices such as an external USB hard drive or hub.
OWC USB-C dock
With five USB ports, a DS card reader, a combo audio in/out port, and so much more, the OWC USB-C dock is one tricked out hub for your MacBook Pro.
Simply connect your OWC to your MacBook Pro and you're good to plug in almost any type of cable you need for day-to-day use! From one of the many USB ports, to a HDMI port, you'll be covered despite all the features that are being taken away from the MacBook Pro.
The OWC comes in three different colors, including gold, space gray, and silver, so they all match your Apple tech perfectly!
So… What's your pick?
Is there a USB-C hub that you can't get enough of? Something that you're crazy about that we didn't feature on our lovely lil' list?
Let us know in the comments below and we'll be sure to check it out!