USB Type-C is taking over
In years past, phones charged and transferred files through a Micro-USB port and cable. These days, however, it's more common to find a new standard called USB Type-C.
This port technology is faster, more efficient and — best of all — flippable, so you can plug in your cord correctly every time. Click through to see which current phones have USB Type-C.
Editors' note: This post is updated frequently. It was originally published July 31, 2016.
<strong>Published:</strong><time datetime="2018-12-15T19:00:13-0800">December 15, 2018</time><strong>Caption:</strong><a href="https://www.cnet.com/profiles/lynn_la/" rel="noreferrer" target="_blank">Lynn La</a><strong>Photo:</strong>Josh Miller/CNET