Best Display Adapters for 12-inch MacBook in 2020

Rene with gold 12-inch MacBook
Rene with gold 12-inch MacBook (Image credit: iMore)

If you're still rocking a 12-inch MacBook (they were discontinued back in July 2019), then you know the struggle with the one USB-C port life (there are a ton of great USB-C hubs to solve that problem). Still, you may want to use that MacBook with an great external display, but you need a display adapter to get the job done. Don't worry — here are the best display adapters that you can get for your 12-inch MacBook!

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Even though the 12-inch MacBook is discontinued, many still have it and are making the most with it. And to make the most with it, sometimes an external monitor is necessary. It boosts your productivity since you can see more on the screen at once, and it gives you more space to work with — nothing is cramped.

Anyways, if you want some suggestions, we highly recommend the HyperDrive USB-C Hub Adapter because it has pretty much everything you need, in addition to the display port. Another great suggestion is the AUKEY USB-C Hub Adapter since it even has the older VGA port if you need it. Of course, you could always get your hands on a quality USB-C monitor if you're ready to upgrade.

Christine Chan

Christine Romero-Chan was formerly a Senior Editor for iMore. She has been writing about technology, specifically Apple, for over a decade at a variety of websites. She is currently part of the Digital Trends team, and has been using Apple’s smartphone since the original iPhone back in 2007. While her main speciality is the iPhone, she also covers Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac when needed.

When she isn’t writing about Apple, Christine can often be found at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, as she is a passholder and obsessed with all things Disney, especially Star Wars. Christine also enjoys coffee, food, photography, mechanical keyboards, and spending as much time with her new daughter as possible.