What are the differences between USB1.0/2.0/3.0/3.1/3.2?

Category : Specification / Capacity / Performance

Comparison chart for USB1.0/2.0/3.0/3.1/3.2 is as follows: 

1.What is USB 3.1/USB3.2?

USB 3.1 is a new standard defined by the USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum), which includes USB 3.1 Gen1 and Gen2

USB 3.2 is a new standard defined by the USB-IF (USB Implementers Forum), which includes USB 3.2 Gen1, Gen2 and Gen2x2  

 

USB 3.2 Gen1 is equivalent to USB 3.1 Gen1 and the previous USB3.0, only the name is modified. (Theoretical bandwidth of up to 5Gbit/s)

USB 3.2 Gen2 is equivalent to USB 3.2 Gen1, with a theoretical bandwidth of 10G bit/s

USB 3.2 Gen2x2, due to the double channel bandwidth, the bandwidth is twice that of USB 3.2 Gen2, up to 20G bit/s.

2.What is USB Type-C? 

(1) USB Type-C is a new connector type introduced by USB-IF in the USB Type-C Specification 1.0.

(2) The Type-C connector is a reversible plug-and-play connector for USB devices.

(3) USB Type-C can be applied to the host device, the USB device and cables.

3.Is USB 3.1/USB3.2 the same as Type-C?

No, USB 3.1/ USB3.2 is the USB specification, whereas Type-C is merely an USB connector type.


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