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USB Type-C to USB-A Female Adapter 2020 Review

USB Type-C to USB-A Female Adapter 2020 Review.

Most USB-C ports are built on the second-generation USB 3.1 data-transfer standard, which can theoretically deliver data at speeds of up to 10Gbps


The best USB Type C accessory is the Aukey USB-C Adapter, which allows you to connect a USB 3.0 cable to a device that is missing a USB Type-A port.

Many laptops in this day and age are getting slimmer and more lightweight, which is perfect for minimizing digital footprints and heightening portability.

However, it’s not so great when laptop makers begin ditching thick legacy ports to develop these thin-and-light devices.

Thankfully, there are some USB-C to USB 3.0 adapters that can come to your rescue, and one of the best USB Type C accessories is the Aukey USB-C adapter.

What is More

Connect your USB Type-A devices to your computers USB Type-C port with the USB Type-A Female to USB Type-C Male Passive Adapter Cable from Plugable.

  • Enables you to connect USB 1.1, 2.0, and 3.0 devices to your USB Type-C laptop, tablet, or phone
  • Includes a single USB Type-C male connector and a single USB Type-A female port
  • Provides USB 3.0 passive connection via 6″ cable with gold plated contacts
  • Allows for transfer speeds up to 5 Gb/s
  • Does not support BC 1.2 charging or power delivery

Usb-C Is Easier To Use

Reversible Connector. The USB-C, or Type-C connector is user friendly. There’s no up or down orientation so it works regardless of which way you plug it in.

Truly universal. Not just happy to work with smartphones, tablets, laptops, digital cameras, or anything that traditionally connects via USB, USB-C is also at home across different operating systems like iOS, Android, Windows, Google and more.


It’s really, really fast. USB-C can transfer data at up to 10Gbps (gigabits per second). Or an entire high definition feature-length movie in just 30 seconds. That’s up to 20 times faster than USB2.0.

More power. With up to 100 watts, or 3 amps of power, USB-C cables can power almost anything. From laptops to large high-resolution monitors, even some printers.

The 4K Ultra HD experience. USB-C cables can deliver Ultra-HD 4K video resolution to USB-C and HDMI displays. That’s 4 times the resolution of standard high definition.

The Future of USB-C

USB-C isn’t just a new development. It’s a new standard.

With this much potential, USB-C has another edge over existing USB cables: it’ll be around for much longer.

The minor wrinkle is that USB ports with 10Gbps speeds can also exist in the original, larger shape (the USB Type-A rectangles we all know), and are dubbed USB 3.2 Gen 2×1.

AmazonBasics USB Type-C 

The AmazonBasics USB Type-C to USB 3.1 connector is constructed in white or black, to better match the aesthetic of your devices.

It’s allows you to easily charge your Type-C devices or connecting up your favorite stuff with legacy cables.

And the AmazonBasics brand isn’t going to let you down with respect to quality, provided you know what you’re getting into.

Build Quality & Specifications

The AmazonBasics USB Type-C to USB 3.1 cable measures 5.50-inches from end to end

The cabling uses as reversible design, meaning you can flip and reorient it at will to better find the appropriate connection.

And the clearly labeled sides of each end of the adapter makes it so you don’t have to wonder which side is up while making a connection.

They’ve constructed the cable with Aramid fiber, a special type of heat-resistant synthetic.

CableCreation USB-C 

The CableCreation USB-C to USB 3.0 adapter moves female Type-A to male Type-C. That’s great for cameras, flash drives, USB readers, keyboards, and so forth.

It supports USB 3.1 as well, and allows you to connect to any USB-C tablet that supports OTF protocol. It may also be worth noting, CableCreation is a great choice for highly economical 3-pack adapters.

Build Quality & Specifications

The cable portion of this adapter stretches out to about 6-inches.

The quality of the construction leaves little to be desired, the cabling provides well-protected wiring, behind two layers of enhanced shielding.

They provide an extra firm grip for removing the adapter from other gear

And each end of the cable, including the type-A female end, is plated with gold, to keep that firm connection lasting.