Since the USB-C cable was introduced to the market, it came with good tidings.
With this connector, you can say goodbye to the frustrations of wrong plugging in due to different orientations. The Type-C is a reversible connector that lets you plug-in from either direction.
So you’ll never get it wrong again.
Introducing extender cables
Most modern devices and computers today are also fitted with the type-C port. This is how you can plug in and enjoy fast data transmission and file transfers, plus high powered super-fast charging for your other gadgets.
These devices usually come packaged with their own Type-C cables. But sometimes you can either misplace it, or it gets broken for whatever reason.
Or maybe you just want a longer one for your own use.
The quality and build of the cable you pick will also determine how long it stays without getting broken, plus whether it is resistant to hazards such as heat, corrosion, and other things that may cause damage.
If you’re looking for the best USB-C extension cable to add to your accessories, here are the top 7 picks we recommend.
What are the best USB-C extension cables today?
- Wide compatibility coverage (Macbook, Nintendo Switch, and more)
- Support for USB/SD/TF cards
- Fast data transfers
- Fast charging-enabled
- Does not work with any Thunderbolt 3 items
If you’re looking to add a few more inches to your current USB cable, this extender with USB 3.1 Type C support may be just what you need.
Highly versatile, the cable makes a great job on a wide range of devices including Lumia 950, Nintendo Switch, Google Chromebook, Macbook, and more.
What’s more, its charging speed is fast and so are the data transfers performed with this cool accessory.
- Supports 4K audio/video rendering
- Fast transfer speeds
- Cross-device compatibility
- 6FT long for more accessibility
- Does not support any Thunderbolt 3-based products
Stouchi aims to impress with this 6FT long extension cable that takes transfer speed and stability to a whole new level.
It even supports 4K video and audio signal and its USB-C port gives it the right amount of flexibility to match all your favorite devices from your smartphone to your Nintendo Switch console without ignoring all the other cool gadgets you may have on your repertories such as a Chromebook, a Macbook and many more.
For charging, data syncing or data transfers, this extension cable can do it all at great speed.
- Thunderbolt 3 support
- Fast charging technology
- Quality and durable material
- Wide compatibility
- No known issues
Unlike the previous products on our list, this extension cable provides full Thunderbolt 3 support and covers a wide range of compatible devices from smartphones to notebooks and consoles.
Its easy to use, plag-and-play-based design combined with its durability will make sure you will enjoy this pure copper wire for a long time.
And it does not stop there: the cable is dust-free, tangle-free with a built-in aluminum foil and textile mesh layer that give the most efficient anti-interference effect.
Fast charging and stable data transfers are also part of the deal.
- Fast charging and data transfers
- Durable material (nylon plus aluminum-alloy)
- Cross-device compatibility
- 4K video support
- Does not support Apple Multi-Media Adapter
The RIITOP USB-C Extension Cable is a strong candidate if you’re looking for an extension cable that can match a wide palette of devices.
The cable thicks many boxes including 4K video support, impressive data transfer speeds, and fast charging technology support.
To top it all, its nylon-braided cord and aluminum-alloy connector ensure its durability for you to enjoy it for a long time.
Editor’s Note: This article continues on the next page. If you’re interested in other types of cables, check out our wide collection of guides.Editor's Note: This article was originally published in November 2017 and was revamped and updated in November 2020 for freshness, accuracy, and comprehensiveness.