As we know, MacBook Pro has applied the Thunderbolt 3 which carries power, USB, DisplayPort, HDMI, and VGA over a single USB-C port. This may simplify the design of MacBook Pro. However, we may find that type-C port is not compatible with some of our devices and that four ports do not always satisfy our needs, and that’s why an adapter is necessary. Now let’s read this article to find out what’s the best adapter you can equip with your MacBook Pro.
Product Price Ports
Moshi USB-C Multiport Adapter $79.95
HDMI, USB-C, USB-A
Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter $49.00
Choetech USB-C Adapter $28.99
HDMI, USB-C, USB-A
Satechi Aluminum Multiport 4K HDMI Adapter $89.99
Moshi USB-C Multiport Adapter
This type of adapter provides you with three ports: a HDMI one, a USB-C one and a USB-A one, with which you can connect different kinds of devices with your MacBook Pro. The HDMI port is able to output at 1080p (60 Hz) is available with 4K (30 Hz) resolutions. Besides, the adapter has a great charging ability of up to 60W, and the little LED indicator on the top of it will remind of the full charge.
Apple Thunderbolt 3 (USB-C) to Thunderbolt 2 Adapter
This one is produced by Apple itself and it lets you connect devices such as hard drives and external displays that use Thunderbolt 2 connections to your MacBook Pro. Besides, it also connects Thunderbolt-enabled displays such as the Apple Thunderbolt Display to your MacBook Pro. The comparatively low price and small size also add value to this product.
Choetech USB-C Adapter
Choetech USB-C Adapter has the same ports as the Moshi USB-C Multiport Adapter, the first one in this article, but is at a much lower price, and is thus more affordable. The adaptor is useful for connecting devices with USB-A or USB-C ports with your MacBook Pro, and it is also able to output a 1080p signal at 60Hz or UHD (3840×2160) at 30Hz via the HDMI port.
Satechi Aluminum Multiport 4K HDMI Adapter
This adapter has the most ports compared with others in this article¬—- three USB-A ports, one HDMI port, one Ethernet port, one USB-C port, an SD card port, and a microSD card port. With so many ports that are of various functions, you can connect almost all the devices with you MacBook Pro. Perhaps the super-multiport is exactly the reason for its expensive price.
The update of technology brings us better experience, and meanwhile, changes. To be in the swim, we always find it necessary to do something to adapt to the changes, for example, purchase an adapter. Well, do you think the recommendations above useful? Make a comment to show your thoughts!
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