The
Definition
of Ultra High
Definition

DisplayPort
Now Over USB-C™

For
Resounding
Displays of
Intensity

DisplayPort
Now Over USB-C™

For
Powerful
Displays of
Speed

DisplayPort
Now Over USB-C™

More
Thrills
per Inch

DisplayPort
Now Over USB-C™

For
Incredible
Displays of
Versatility

DisplayPort
Now Over USB-C™

DisplayPort Over USB-C

The most advanced A/V display connection technology now uses the most versatile connector.

Full DisplayPort audio/video (A/V) performance
(up to 8k at 60Hz)

SuperSpeed USB (USB 3.1) data

Up to 100 watts of power over a single cable

Reversible plug orientation and cable direction

Backward compatibility to VGA, DVI, and HDMI with plug adapters or adapter cables

Adapters supports HDMI 2.0a and full 4K UHD resolution

“Long awaited, the Power Deliver 2.0 specification defined new standards for power delivery to allow Type-C USB ports to supply devices with much greater amounts of power than the previous standard allowed, now up to 5A at 5V, 12V, and 20V, for a maximum power delivery of 100W.”

Anandtech.com

Get DisplayPort over USB Type-C

In the market for a new device? Look for full DisplayPort A/V performance with monitor resolutions of 4K and beyond, plus SuperSpeed USB and system power over a single connector.
MacBook 2015
Chromebook Pixel
Microsoft Lumia 950 and 950XL

DisplayPort over USB-C Technical Details

DisplayPort leverages the Alternate Mode Functional Extension of the USB Type-C interface, and shares similar electrical characteristics with USB 3.1, allowing use of common system elements.

Video, SuperSpeed USB and power, all on one connector

4K @60Hz 24-bit color (without compression) with simultaneous USB 3.1

5K (5120 x 2880) display support without compression with simultaneous USB 2.0

Support for BT.2020 color space, HDR, and HDCP 2.2

8K x 4K display support with use of 4:2:0 pixel structure (good) or  VESA Display Stream Compression (better)

High-end multichannel audio support

Backward compatible with VGA, DVI, and HDMI 2.0 with CEC using plug adapters or adapter cables

Extensible packet-based data structure