USB 3.0 Connectors

Universal Performance

TE's USB 3.0 connector meets all standards of the USB Implementers Forum, Inc. (USB-IF). It supports a five gigabits per second (Gbps) data rate for fast syncing on the go—a 10x performance increase over USB 2.0.

Download your favorite HD content in a snap. The high-performance USB 3.0 connector is backward compatible with USB 2.0 while offering optimized power efficiency. It eliminates device polling and reduces active and idle power requirements. According to the USB-IF, the standards body controlling the USB specification, the USB connector is the most popular form of interconnect in the consumer electronics marketplace today, based on broad proliferation, versatility, and ease of use. This interconnect clearly found its place in the PC and PC-peripheral arena and can be found in nearly every consumer device produced in the last decade.

USB 3.0 Connector Solutions (English)

Learn about our full line of USB 3.0 connectors, which are backwards compatible, transfer data 10 times faster than USB 2.0, and support a data transfer rate of up to five gigabits per second.

  • Waterproof Micro USB 2.0 Connector (English)

  • Slim Solutions (English)


Gigibits per second data rate


Performance increase from USB 2.0


Seconds to download full HD movie


All the Features of USB 2.0, and Much More
  • Allows unit load of 150 mA (50% increase from USB 2.0 minium unit load)
  • Offers up to 6 unit loads (900 mA, an 80% increase from USB 2.0)
  • Up to 80% more power than USB 2.0
  • Minimizes user wait-time
  • Backward compatible
  • Minimize connector form factor variations
  • Ease-of-use aspects
  • Optimized power efficiency
  • Plug-and-Play capacity


  • Desktop and laptop computers
  • Cameras
  • Digital audio
  • High-volume storage devices
  • Scanners
  • Game ports
  • GPS devices
  • MP3 players
  • High definition A/V equipment
  • Keyboards, mice, joysticks
Desktop and Laptop Computers
Desktop and laptop computers
Game Ports
Game ports
High Definition A/V
High definition A/V