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USB-C Cables

USB-C to USB-C 2.0 | USB-C to USB-C 3.1USB-C to USB-A 2.0USB-C to USB-A 3.0  | USB-C to Lightning | Thunderbolt 3


What USB-C Cable To Get

The cable you want depends on what two things you’re connecting, and for what purpose. You can get a high end cable that’ll do everything. But that’s more expensive, especially if you are only charging a device.


Not sure what type of USB-C cable you need? Take this quick quiz to find the best cable for you.

What two types of devices are you connecting?


Verify your device’s specs with the manufacturer before you buy.

Check out chargers and power banks for your USB-C device.


USB-C to USB-C 2.0 Cables

CablePriceLengthCharge RateData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-C 2.0$7.026 inches, 3, 6, & 9 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
AmazonBasics Double Braided USB-C to USB-C 2.0$13.421, 3, 6, & 10 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified

Braided
Anker PowerLine USB-C to USB-C 2.0$9.993 & 6 feet3A (60W)480 Mbps
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 2.0$12.996 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
Apple USB-C to USB-C 2.06.6 feet5A (100W)480 MbpsNathan K Approved
AUKEY USB-C to USB-C 2.0$7.993 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsBraided
AUKEY USB-C to USB-C 2.0
Gray | White
$7.996 feet3A (60W)480 Mbps
Belkin USB-C to USB-C 2.0from $9.986 inches & 6 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified

Braided
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-C 2.0$8.993.3 & 6.6 feet5A (100W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
Google USB-C to USB-C 2.06 feet3A (60W)480 MbpsBenson Approved
Nekteck USB-C to USB-C 2.0 (2-Pack)$19.993.3 feet5A (100W)480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
ZMI USB-C to USB-C 2.0 (2-Pack)$8.995 feet3A (60W)480 Mbps

USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Cables

CablePriceLengthCharge RateData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-C 3.1$13.993 & 6 feet3A (60W)5 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 3.1$11.993 feet3A (60W)5 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$19.993 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
Belkin USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2from $38.993.3 feet3A (60W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$12.993.3 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2Currently not available3.3 feet3A (60W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
DockCase USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$11.990.7 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
dodocool USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$12.753.3 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified

Braided
Nekteck USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$11.993.3 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
Veckle USB-C to USB-C 3.1 Gen 2$16.993.3 feet5A (100W)10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified

Braided

USB-C to USB-A 2.0 Cables

CablePriceLengthData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A 2.0$7.993, 6, 9 feet480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine+ USB-C to USB-A 2.0$13.993 & 6 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor
Anker PowerLine+ II USB-C to USB-A 2.0$11.993 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor

Braided
Anker PowerLine+ II USB-C to USB-A 2.0$13.996 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor

Braided
Anker Premium USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)$9.993 & 6 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 2.0$6.993.3 & 6.6 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor
Belkin USB-C to USB-A 2.0$8.406 feet480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified
BrexLink USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)$10.996 feet480 MbpsUSB-IF Certified

Braided
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-A 2.0from $5.493.3, 6.6, 9.8, & 13 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor

Benson Approved
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-A 2.0 (2-Pack)$8.993.3 & 6.6 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor
Nintendo HAC-010 USB-C to USB-A 2.0
Included with Pro Controller, Joy-Con Charging Grip, and Poke Ball Plus
1 & 5 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor
PowerA Premium USB-C to USB-A 2.0from $8.7510 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor

Braided
Veckle USB-C to USB-A 2.0$10.996.6 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor

Benson Approved

Braided
ZMI Premium USB-C to USB-A 2.0from $3.991 & 3.3 feet480 Mbps56k Ohm Resistor

Braided

USB-C to USB-A 3.0 Cables

CablePriceLengthData RateNotes
AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A 3.1$9.493 feet5 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
Anker PowerLine USB-C to USB-A 3.06 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to USB-A 3.1 Gen 2$12.993 feet10 GbpsUSB-IF Certified
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0$9.993.3 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0$7.993.3 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Braided
AUKEY USB-C to USB 3.0$8.996.6 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Braided
Cable Matters USB-C to USB-A 3.0$5.493.3 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Benson Approved
CHOETECH USB-C to USB-A 3.0 (3-Pack)$13.993.3 & 6.6 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Braided
Nekteck USB-C to USB-A 3.0$6.993.3 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Benson Approved

Braided
Nekteck USB-C to USB-A 3.1from $29.993.3 & 6.6 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Benson Approved
Orzly USB-C to USB-A 3.0$7.993.3 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Benson Approved
Veckle USB-C to USB-A 3.0$12.996.6 feet5 Gbps56k Ohm Resistor

Benson Approved

Braided

USB-C to Lightning Cables

CablePriceLengthNotes
Anker PowerLine II USB-C to Lightning Cable$15.993 & 6 feetMFi Certified
Anker PowerLine+ II USB-C to Lightning Cable$21.993 feetMFi Certified

Braided
Apple USB-C to Lightning$18.993.3 feetMFi Certified
Apple USB-C to Lightning$23.006.6 feetMFi Certified
AUKEY USB-C to Lightning$14.993 feetMFi Certified
Belkin USB-C to Lightning$19.994 feetMFi Certified
RAVPower USB-C to Lightning$15.993 feetMFi Certified
Scosche Strikeline USB-C to Lightning$24.994 feetMFi Certified
Ugreen USB-C to Lightning$13.993 feetMFi Certified

Thunderbolt 3 Cables

Thunderbolt is a hardware interface standard created by Intel and Apple. Thunderbolt 3 cables use USB-C connectors, but are not the same as a USB-C cable. Passive Thunderbolt does supports USB 3.1 data transfers. Active Thunderbolt only supports USB 2.0 with USB-C devices.

CablePricePassive/ActiveLengthMax Charging RateMax Data RateNotes
Apple Thunderbolt 3$39.00Active2.6 feet5A (100W)40 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Belkin Thunderbolt 3$24.25Passive3 feet3A (60W)20 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Belkin Thunderbolt 3from $17.99Passive1.6 feet5A (100W)40 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$19.95Passive1.6 feet5A (100W)40 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$52.99Active3.3 feet5A (100W)40 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$57.99Active6.6 feet5A (100W)40 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$22.99Passive3.3 feet5A (100W)20 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Cable Matters Thunderbolt 3$27.99Passive6.6 feet5A (100W)20 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$19.99Passive1.5 feet5A (100W)40 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$55.99Active6.6 feet5A (100W)40 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$25.99Passive3 feet5A (100W)20 GbpsThunderbolt Certified
Nekteck Thunderbolt 3$29.99Passive6 feet5A (100W)20 GbpsThunderbolt Certified

Prices are from Amazon Product Advertising API, last updated on 2019-05-26.